MTN Uganda
May 12, 2021

MTN to appeal $14m licence fee ruling in Uganda

The company says it will appeal a decision by the country’s High Court ordering it to pay millions for a transitional licence

Jan 21, 2020

ZTE, MTN forge ahead on 5G

The companies have announced the joint launch of the first 5G SA network in East Africa.

Feb 15, 2019

Uganda deports MTN CEO

Wim Vanhelleputte has been forced to leave Uganda and MTN says it "has not been notified of the grounds for the deportation".

Jan 24, 2019

Uganda deportations another blow to MTN

MTN's woes in its African operations continue, as three MTN Uganda senior managers have been arrested and deported.

Aug 17, 2018

Uganda wants MTN to list locally before licence extension

The country asks MTN Uganda to list some of its shares on the local stock exchange as a condition for renewing its operating licence.

Jul 9, 2018

MTN Uganda says govt raided its data centre

MTN Uganda claims government security personnel raided its data centre and disconnected four of its servers.

Nov 19, 2015

R9.3m Ugandan fine adds to MTN woes

MTN faces yet another fine, this time in Uganda, but the telecoms giant says it is appealing the judgement by a Ugandan commercial court.

Apr 24, 2013

Former MTN Uganda exec imprisoned

Richard Mwami, the operator's former business manager and head of public access, is incarcerated on charges of embezzlement.

Mar 15, 2013

MTN execs cleared of tax evasion

Uganda's director of public prosecutions withdraws the tax evasion case against MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa and other executives.

Jan 7, 2013

MTN Uganda to pioneer LTE

Uganda is set to become the first country in East Africa to launch a commercial fourth-generation network.

Dec 14, 2012

Judge dismisses MTN tax evasion charge

A Ugandan High Court judge throws out criminal summons against senior management and MTN Uganda directors.

Jun 3, 2010

MTN Uganda service takes off

Fundamo and MTN Uganda see huge demand for their mobile money service and expect to have 3.5 million customers by 2012.

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