Browsing: Zunaid Bulbulia

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Duarte da Silva is new Huge Group chairman

Less than a month after announcing that former MTN South Africa CEO Zunaid Bulbulia would join its board of directors in a nonexecutive capacity, Huge Group has said that well-known investment

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Ex-MTN CEO joins Huge Group board

Former MTN South Africa CEO Zunaid Bulbulia has joined listed telecommunications provider Huge Group as an independent nonexecutive director with immediate effect. Huge Group said on Friday that Bulbulia, who was most

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More turmoil at the top for MTN

So, Ahmad Farroukh, MTN South Africa’s CEO of the past 11 months, is leaving at the end of July. His tenure has been rocky, to say the least. He was brought in to turn around the troubled operator

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Strikers again cause disruption at MTN

A group of striking MTN workers on Friday blocked 14th Avenue in Fairlands, north of Johannesburg, said metro police. The workers were demanding bigger bonuses and annual salary increases. Chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said: “The road is

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MTN confirms CEO Ahmad Farroukh has quit

MTN on Monday confirmed speculation that its South African CEO, Ahmad Farroukh, has resigned. He will leave MTN’s employ on 31 July, the operator said in a statement. “This was a difficult decision

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Jobs axe to fall at MTN

As many as 400 jobs may be on the line at MTN South Africa, sources close to the company say, as the telecommunications operator moves to cut costs in a market that has become significantly more competitive. MTN is considering a number of options as it looks to reduce costs

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New CEO at MTN South Africa

Ahmad Farroukh has replaced MTN South Africa CEO Zunaid Bulbulia with immediate effect. Bulbulia has been named chief operating officer of the MTN group, which is the role that Farroukh has filled until now

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‘Bank without a bank’ from MTN, Pick n Pay

In a move that will be regarded as a direct challenge to South Africa’s big banks, retailer Pick n Pay and mobile operator MTN have taken the wraps off a new, low-cost banking solution and free money transfer service that will be offered to consumers who sign up for a

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Management shake-up at MTN

MTN South Africa is replacing its chief marketing officer, Brian Gouldie, who has been appointed at CEO of one of the operating companies within the group. MTN isn’t saying yet which country Gouldie will lead. In the 10 months he has led the marketing team at MTN South Africa

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Questions over what’s next for Autopage

Altron is keeping mum about the future of subsidiary Altech Autopage Cellular in the wake of news this week that the cellular service provider’s most direct rival, Reunert’s Nashua Mobile, has decided to sell off its customer base and close up shop. All Altron will say when contacted by TechCentral is that the JSE-listed group