MTN now to pay two-thirds of original fine in Nigeria

posted in: Africa, Nigeria

South African mobile phone giant, MTN, agreed on Friday to pay a 330 billion naira (US$1.6 billion) fine to the Nigerian government for failing to disconnect customers unregistered in the West African country. The company will pay the fine over … Read More

MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa quits over Nigeria scandal

posted in: Africa, Afrique

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The CEO of South African telecoms giant MTN, Sifiso Dabengwa,  announced on Monday his resignation in the wake of the biggest scandal in the company’s history. This after it was slapped with a US$5.2 … Read More

MTN, Ecobank collaborate on mobile financial services in Africa

posted in: Africa

Lomé, Togo (PANA) – MTN, one of Africa’s mobile telephone leaders, and Ecobank, the Pan-African bank operating in 36 countries, are to cooperate to improve access to mobile financial services in Africa, according to a joint statement issued in the … Read More