Africa: Ayade Applauds MTN Group For Choice of Calabar As Pilot State For 5G Technology

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The Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade has expressed gratitude to MTN Group, Africa’s leading cellular telecommunications company, for its choice of Calabar as one of the pilot cities to demonstrate its latest innovation – the 5G technology. The Governor, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Orientation, Dr. Aye Henshaw, made this expression […]

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News: MTN to divest its shares in Travelstart Africa’s leading Online agency

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Mobile operator MTN told investors on Tuesday that it would raise R1.2 billion from selling its stake in Africa’s leading online travel booking website and its investment fund Amadeus as part of its R15bn disposal plan to reduce mounting debt. The continent’s leading telecoms company said during a capital markets day presentation at its Johannesburg head office that it had […]

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Africa: MTN Rwanda Scraps Off Data Roaming Charges

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MTN Rwanda has abolished mobile internet roaming rates in 17 MTN Group countries. The company’s CEO, Bart Hofker announced the development on his tweeter handle this afternoon. He said that, “all MTN Rwanda customers will now pay the domestic out-of-bundle internet rate: Rwf 10/Mb ($0.01).” Under a hash tag, #dataroaming, Hofker said, this is for prepaid and postpaid MTNRwanda customers. […]

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Africa: Students give 48 hours ultimatum to all South African companies in Nigeria to relocate

Students give 48 hours ultimatum to all South African companies in Nigeria to relocate The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given 48 hours ultimatum to all South African companies in Nigeria to relocate over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The students gave the ultimatum at a peaceful demonstration at some South African companies in Abuja […]

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Xenophobia war: Nigerians attack MTN office in Abuja, Threatens Shoprite others

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Nigerians attack MTN office in Abuja, Threatens Shoprite others Vandals attacked the regional head office of telecommunication giant, MTN in Abuja stealing phones, cash and also destroying vehicle and office equipment. About 30 vandals invaded the premises at 4 Madeira Street, Maitama at about 11a.m. on Thursday chanting ‘solidarity songs’ armed with sticks and rods. A MTN staff who was […]

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Africa: MTN, Shoprite, UBA, Dangote are the Biggest Investors in Africa-Study.

By Samuel Nwanze, Never have the stars been more aligned for African businesses as they are now. Rising disposable incomes, a young and talented population, growing urbanization, and an increasingly robust business climate have all combined to produce an emerging middle-class that is poised to drive consumption, innovation, industrialization and trade. Global investor confidence in Africa is higher than it […]

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Aviation: Economic Downturn Has Not Impinged on NCAA Operations- Usman

The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Muhktar Usman said the agency carries out its functions effectively despite the economic downturn and the over-bloated workforce. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: Your workers seem to be aggrieved by your style of leadership possibly because their expectation is not being met in terms of training but they acknowledged they […]

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Ghanaian Woman arrested for alleged SIM Box fraud

By Emelia Ennin Abbey A 30-year-old woman has been arrested for alleged SIM Box fraud committed in her rented apartment at Aplaku, near Kasoa in the Central Region. By her operations, the suspect, identified as Comfort Gbedebo, a student and mother of one, is said to have denied the state revenue of $13,824 on a daily basis. According to Graphics.com […]

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Zuma’s visit to Nigeria: resolving discontent, to strengthen relations

-as President Buhari slams MTN as aiding B/Haram -Zuma promises to refund seized $15million arms deal RennOffor As has been speculated to be a strategic move to clear the increasing bubbles that may hinder businesses between two of Africa’s lion States, President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Nigeria with a large business delegation, coupled with the granting of 10 year multiple […]

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Nigeria’s Answer to Spotify Lures Investors From MTN to Jay-Z

The mansion, the pool, the Bentley, the life-size portrait and the gold medallions are the spoils of a revolution in Nigeria and music superstar D’banj is enjoying them. The 35-year-old used to have to bargain with street-market traders to sell his CDs because there were no formal distribution outlets. Today, MTN Group Ltd., Africa’s biggest mobile-phone operator, and Emirates Telecommunications […]

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