MTN denies new tax squabbles with Nigerian authorities
Africa’s biggest telco says that as recently as last year, the Nigerian tax authorities commended it for its prompt payment of dues.
MTN appoints Troopti Desai as group tax boss
Troopti Desai joins MTN from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she was a partner in the corporate tax department.
MTN Group clears first hurdle in US in terrorism case
A US court rules it has no jurisdiction to hear a terrorism case brought against MTN Group in that country.
MTN Nigeria sheds 7.6m subscribers as regulator clamps down
The stringent regulations on new SIM sales and activations in Nigeria cost the telco millions of mobile and data subscribers.
MTN, ZTE face fresh terrorism complaint in US
The plaintiffs allege the companies knowingly or recklessly supported a terrorist campaign that attacked, killed and wounded thousands of Americans in Iraq.
MTN’s top execs descend on Nigeria amid insecurity concerns
The executives have arrived in the country, as the market continues to be impacted by security concerns, including kidnapping, robbery and insurgency.
MTN in aggressive MoMo push on home turf
The telco says it’s only natural that it includes its home market in its fintech plans and has already started recruiting thousands of agents to roll out Mobile Money.
MTN posts strong Q1 results, looks to sell towers in SA
The mobile operator’s growth in service revenue exceeds its medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.
MTN Nigeria ropes in fintech partners after banking furore
The operator forges new partnerships in response to the recent disruption to its banking channels which rendered airtime and other services temporarily unavailable.
MTN acquires additional spectrum in Nigeria
The company says the additional spectrum will significantly improve customer experience in its most profitable and biggest market.
MTN pledges compliance amid legal, administrative storm
The group commits to respect and comply with laws in the countries it has a footprint, as it faces mounting legal and regulatory hurdles in five jurisdictions.