Xenophobia: Two top MTN’s executives resign

Barely weeks after the latest wave of xenophobic attacks against African migrants rocked some parts of South Africa, two top executives of telecom giant, MTN, has resigned from their positions. A press statement issued, yesterday, by the telecoms company disclosed that Philip van Dalsen and Freddy Tchala (the current CEOs of MTN Zambia and MTN […]

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MTN cancels ban on Glo Calls over debt

For several days, subscribers of both MTN Nigeria and Globacom looking to connect with each other tried in vain not knowing if it was their phone or just the usual patchy network challenges common with Nigeria’s GSM services. MTN Nigeria reportedly banned incoming calls from Glo users for at least five days over the latter’s failure to pay […]

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Nigeria resolves $8bn row with MTN

Nigeria said it has resolved a dispute with Africa’s largest mobile operator over $8.13 billion which it accused MTN of illegally repatriating to South Africa.
Africa’s biggest telecoms market Nigeria shocked MTN and foreign investors in August when it ordered it to refund the money, and fined four commercial banks involved in the transfer.

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