ExpertTexting International Coverage

We cover almost 98% of the world, see below highlights.

Bulk SMS, Bulk Messaging, Bulk Texting, SMS Gateway

In Sudan, Our Network Coverage are with following carriers:

MTN
Zain

News Related to these networks:

Machar calls on South Sudanese to reconcile and build one nation - Sudan Tribune
Machar calls on South Sudanese to reconcile and build one nation  Sudan Tribune

December 15, 2018 (JUBA) - The SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar called on South Sudanese to start the reconciliation process in the country saying it is the first ...


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:32:00 GMT
South Sudan seeks to widen financial inclusion using mobile money platform - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan seeks to widen financial inclusion using mobile money platform - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Friday granted license to a local private company to commence mobile money and electronic cash transfer in a bid to ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kidnapped Mtn Engineer Resurfaces, Marries - New Vision
Kidnapped Mtn Engineer Resurfaces, Marries  New Vision

Police spokesperson Emiliano Kayima said they were shocked to hear Ndawula had stealthily resurfaced and was now even wedding without informing them ...


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:28:00 GMT
SPLA-IO denies attacks on Thomas Cirilo forces in South Sudan's Jubek - Sudan Tribune
SPLA-IO denies attacks on Thomas Cirilo forces in South Sudan's Jubek  Sudan Tribune

November 19, 2018 (JUBA) - The SPLM-IO denied claims they attacked the positions of the holdout National Salvation Front led by Thomas Cirilo (NAS-TC) in ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan approves two mobile money services - Mobile World Live
South Sudan approves two mobile money services  Mobile World Live

South Sudan's communications authority issued its first two licences for nationwide mobile money services in an attempt to reduce the country's heavy reliance ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ugandan traders welcome South Sudan mobile money licences - pmldaily.com
Ugandan traders welcome South Sudan mobile money licences  pmldaily.com

JUBA – Ugandans doing business in South Sudan have reacted to the news that South Sudan's National Communication Authority (NCA) has granted a license ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan NCA licenses two telcos to provide mobile money services - Telecompaper
South Sudan NCA licenses two telcos to provide mobile money services  Telecompaper

South Sudan's National Communication Authority (NCA) has granted a licence to a local, private company to commence mobile money and electronic cash ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Hypocrisy of Western countries on MTN $8.1b fine, by Femi Falana - The Eagle Online
Hypocrisy of Western countries on MTN $8.1b fine, by Femi Falana  The Eagle Online

The British and American governments have criticized the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the nation's leading telecommunication firm, MTN, by the Central Bank of ...


Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:31:13 GMT
Mobile operator MTN to expand operations in South Sudan - Sudan Tribune
Mobile operator MTN to expand operations in South Sudan  Sudan Tribune

May 1, 2018 (JUBA) - South African telecom operator, MTN has promised to expand its operations in South Sudan to cater for the rising demand for the mobile ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN considers sale of some West African divisions – report - Brandspurng
MTN considers sale of some West African divisions – report  Brandspurng

MTN Group's sale of its Cyprus unit could be the start of a broader exit from small or problematic markets, with the Liberian unit leading a number of West African ...


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UK development arm CDC to invest $180m in Africa’s Liquid Telecom - Financial Times
UK development arm CDC to invest $180m in Africa’s Liquid Telecom  Financial Times

The CDC is investing $180m in Liquid Telecom, Africa's largest independent fibre optic and cloud computing provider, in one of the biggest equity investments in ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:54:46 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018: Sudan's Sudatel signs network upgrade deals with Nokia and Liquid Telecom - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018: Sudan's Sudatel signs network upgrade deals with Nokia and Liquid Telecom - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Sudan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ETHIO TELECOM SURPASSED MTN TO BECOME AFRICA’S LARGEST OPERATOR - Brandspurng
ETHIO TELECOM SURPASSED MTN TO BECOME AFRICA’S LARGEST OPERATOR  Brandspurng

Ethiopia's state-owned telecommunications company, Ethio Telecom beats MTN Nigeria to become Africa's largest operator in terms of its mobile customer base, ...


Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Telecom firm MTN to expand South Sudan coverage - Daily Nation
Telecom firm MTN to expand South Sudan coverage  Daily Nation

MTN's major projects have been halted due to the conflict.


Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market in Growth, Share, Trends, Segmentation, Demand & Industry Analysis 2020 - Market Journal
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market in Growth, Share, Trends, Segmentation, Demand & Industry Analysis 2020  Market Journal

WiseGuyReports.com “Sudan – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:13:00 GMT
MTN Is Said to Mull West African Unit Sale in Markets Cull - Bloomberg
MTN Is Said to Mull West African Unit Sale in Markets Cull  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd.'s sale of its Cyprus unit is just the start of a broader exit from small or problematic markets, with the Liberian unit leading a number of West ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital payment partner - africanews
Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital payment partner  africanews

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) The Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa (www.MFSAfrica.com) as Digital payment partner enabling ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:52:00 GMT
Retreat Or Expand? Key Considerations For MTN Africa Strategy - Fitch Solutions
Retreat Or Expand? Key Considerations For MTN Africa Strategy  Fitch Solutions

Key View: MTN's sale of its Cyprus unit will not be its last divestment as the operator pursues a strategy of reducing net debt, better managing its regulatory ...


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Former Bechem United star Abednego Tetteh signs for Indian side Real Kashmir FC - Ghanasoccernet.com
Former Bechem United star Abednego Tetteh signs for Indian side Real Kashmir FC  Ghanasoccernet.com

Former Bechem United striker Abednego Tetteh has completed his move to Indian side Real Kashmir FC, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively confirm.Tetteh ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:01:08 GMT
Nkana is ready for Africa in 2019 – Kabila - themastonline.com
Nkana is ready for Africa in 2019 – Kabila  themastonline.com

NKANA FC president Everisto Kabila says his team is ready to take on both Africa and Zambian soccer stage in 2019. And striker Idris Mbombo has been voted ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN loses market share in key markets - ITWeb
MTN loses market share in key markets  ITWeb

Over the past five years, the telco giant has lost market share in SA and Nigeria as well as several other markets.


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN considers exit of some markets in country review - BusinessTech
MTN considers exit of some markets in country review  BusinessTech

Africa's biggest mobile-phone company is doing a spring clean of its empire. MTN Group Ltd said Thursday it's conducting a review to decide whether it really ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Dispute With Mobile Firm Disrupts Service - VOA News
South Sudan Dispute With Mobile Firm Disrupts Service  VOA News

Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese remained without mobile phone *service* Friday, as network operator Vivacell continued a standoff with the ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN talks 5G future in South Africa - BusinessTech
MTN talks 5G future in South Africa  BusinessTech

MTN South Africa CTIO Giovanni Chiarelli says that the operator is investing in 5G technology.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN has 15,900 employees, spent R27 billion on tax, and operates in war zones - MyBroadband
MTN has 15,900 employees, spent R27 billion on tax, and operates in war zones  MyBroadband

MTN Group recently released its integrated report for the year ended 31 December 2017. The report is used to inform stakeholders about its operations, and the ...


Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Liberia: How Did State-owned Enterprises and Integrity Institutions Fare? - Front Page Africa
Liberia: How Did State-owned Enterprises and Integrity Institutions Fare?  Front Page Africa

Monrovia – In Liberia, State Owned Enterprises (SOE), remains a key part of Liberia's economic growth responsible for generating millions, if not billions in ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:26:00 GMT
South Sudan oil production to resume in September: minister - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan oil production to resume in September: minister  Sudan Tribune

July 29, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir received a letter from his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir on the expected resumption ...


Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan suspends operations of mobile phone company - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan suspends operations of mobile phone company - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

South Sudan's telecommunications regulator has suspended the operations of mobile regulator Vivacell network, accusing the operator of not complying with ...


Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South African telecom operator to expand operations in South Sudan - The New Times
South African telecom operator to expand operations in South Sudan  The New Times

South African telecom operator MTN has promised to expand its operations in South Sudan to tap into the rising demand for the mobile services. MTN head of ...


Tue, 01 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN monitoring ZTE ban and the effect on its network - MyBroadband
MTN monitoring ZTE ban and the effect on its network  MyBroadband

MTN told MyBroadband it uses ZTE products mainly as radio equipment on certain base stations.


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
War Tamed, South Sudan Faces New Hurdle: Luring Vital Investment - Bloomberg
War Tamed, South Sudan Faces New Hurdle: Luring Vital Investment  Bloomberg

South Sudanese authorities, eager for investment after a five-year civil war, vowed to meet international companies' needs for foreign exchange, shortages of ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Why MTN sold one of its most profitable divisions - Financial Mail
Why MTN sold one of its most profitable divisions  Financial Mail

Sale of healthy Cypriot business will generate R4bn, which MTN will use to reduce its debt.


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Liquid Telecom invests $400m in Egypt's telecoms sector - Total Telecom
Liquid Telecom invests $400m in Egypt's telecoms sector  Total Telecom

The investment will facilitate a significant upgrade in the country's cloud and data centre infrastructure, cementing Egypt's role as a key player in North Africa's ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:51:51 GMT
South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid license fee - ETTelecom.com
South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid license fee  ETTelecom.com

JUBA: South Sudan shut down mobile operator Vivacell's *service* overnight, demanding $66 million in licence fees and locking out 900,000 subscribers. Vivacell ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Sells Cyprus Unit to Monaco Telecom as Pruning Starts - Bloomberg
MTN Sells Cyprus Unit to Monaco Telecom as Pruning Starts  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. agreed to sell its Cyprus unit to Monaco Telecom SA for about 260 million euros ($304 million) as Africa's biggest wireless carrier by subscribers ...


Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth - ITWeb
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth  ITWeb

Today, thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East launched the company's annual employee volunteerism programme, ...


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
President Kirr rejects Malong's participation in South Sudan talks - Sudan Tribune
President Kirr rejects Malong's participation in South Sudan talks  Sudan Tribune

May 29, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir Tuesday has rejected the participation in the IGAD mediated peace revitalization process of a rebel ...


Wed, 30 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda - PR Newswire
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda  PR Newswire

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership kicks off in Uganda with three key activities Launch Press Conference on Wednesday 22nd ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vivacell in talks with S. Sudan authorities after closure - Sudan Tribune
Vivacell in talks with S. Sudan authorities after closure  Sudan Tribune

March 29, 2018 (JUBA) – The President of the Lebanese-based telecom operator (Vivacell), Pierre Fattouch is in South Sudan for talks with government, a day ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN may quit South Sudan because people there are buying bread instead of mobile phones - Quartz
MTN may quit South Sudan because people there are buying bread instead of mobile phones  Quartz

The company is struggling in Africa's newest nation.


Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan suspends mobile operator Vivacell - Reuters
South Sudan suspends mobile operator Vivacell  Reuters

South Sudan has suspended the licence of mobile network operator Vivacell, accusing it of failing to comply with regulations, the head of the regulator was ...


Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan suspends Vivacell telecom operations - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan suspends Vivacell telecom operations  Sudan Tribune

March 20, 2018 (JUBA) – South Sudan's National Communication Authority (NCA) has suspended the operations of Vivacell, one of the largest ...


Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa, South Sudan cement ICT ties - ITWeb Africa
South Africa, South Sudan cement ICT ties  ITWeb Africa

South Africa and South Sudan have agreed to a renewed MoU governing ICT investment and sector development between the two countries. South Africa's ...


Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Has 67.9 Million Subscribers in War-Torn Markets - Techfinancials.co.za
MTN Has 67.9 Million Subscribers in War-Torn Markets  Techfinancials.co.za

MTN on Monday reported that it has 67.9 million customers in the in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's National Communication Authority Reportedly Shuts Down 3G Internet Services in the Country - Techweez
South Sudan's National Communication Authority Reportedly Shuts Down 3G Internet Services in the Country  Techweez

The National Communication Authority of South Sudan has reportedly shut down internet services in the country following a *fresh* breakout of violence. Several ...


Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars - The Economist
MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars  The Economist

FEW FIRMS know the promise and the pitfalls of doing business in Africa better than MTN, a telecoms giant. Connecting its first calls in 1994, the year that ...


Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
US Trump extends national emergency with respect to South Sudan - Sudan Tribune
US Trump extends national emergency with respect to South Sudan  Sudan Tribune

March 27, 2018 (WASHINGTON) - President Donald Trump extended for a year the country's national emergency with respect to South Sudan on Tuesday, ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal - Mail & Guardian
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal  Mail & Guardian

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (R) talks to South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar as they sign a cease fire and power sharing agreement with in Khartoum ...


Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudanese authorities release SPLM-IO's James Dak - Sudan Tribune
South Sudanese authorities release SPLM-IO's James Dak  Sudan Tribune

November 2, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudanese authorities Friday handed over SPLM-IO leader's spokesperson James Gatdet Dak and South African military ...


Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa - VentureBeat
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa  VentureBeat

Closing out the heavily 5G-focused 2018 Mobile World Congress, ZTE today announced partnerships with major carriers MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G wireless ...


Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN: still not getting a full signal - Financial Mail
MTN: still not getting a full signal  Financial Mail

The company's return to profit is welcomed, but some investors are still cautious.


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan dialogue body proposes to re-establish colonial three provinces - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan dialogue body proposes to re-establish colonial three provinces  Sudan Tribune

November 13, 2018 (JUBA) - The South Sudan National Dialogue (SSND) body has proposed to re-establish the three-province system in the country saying it ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Considers Exit of War-Torn Markets in Country Review - Bloomberg
MTN Considers Exit of War-Torn Markets in Country Review  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. may exit markets that aren't self-funding as Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter reviews the 22 countries in which it operates.


Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Prioritise peace, Kenyan president tells S. Sudan leaders - Sudan Tribune
Prioritise peace, Kenyan president tells S. Sudan leaders  Sudan Tribune

May 5, 2018 (NAIROBI) – Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged South Sudanese leaders to prioritise the interests of their own citizens. (...)


Sun, 06 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
On the front lines with Sudan's e-Rebels, and the state hackers targeting them - The New Arab
On the front lines with Sudan's e-Rebels, and the state hackers targeting them  The New Arab

In-depth: A new style of warfare is emerging, as activists using technology to organise are targeted by state-sponsored hackers, passing intercepts to Sudan's ...


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Amb. Verbist's Speech As Belgium Celebrated King's Day - New Vision
Amb. Verbist's Speech As Belgium Celebrated King's Day  New Vision

The Belgium Ambassador of Uganda and South Sudan, Hugo Verbist, celebrated the King's Day on November 15, 2018. It was presided over by Uganda's ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SPLM-IO says holdout NAS, South Sudan's army attacking its positions - Sudan Tribune
SPLM-IO says holdout NAS, South Sudan's army attacking its positions  Sudan Tribune

October 15, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan main armed opposition (SPLM-IO) accused a holdout opposition group and the government army of attacking its ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan civil war death toll at almost 400,000 people - Citizen
South Sudan civil war death toll at almost 400,000 people  Citizen

The latest death toll estimates are far higher than previous versions and more than the conflict in Syria, according to a new study. South Sudan's civil war has ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
382 900: South Sudan and the science of measuring the dead - Mail and Guardian
382 900: South Sudan and the science of measuring the dead  Mail and Guardian

Toll: South Sudan rebels carry an injured comrade after a 2017 assault on government soldiers. Accurate statistics are hard to come by in places fraught with ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Khartoum extends South Sudan talks until 12 July - Sudan Tribune
Khartoum extends South Sudan talks until 12 July  Sudan Tribune

July 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's foreign minister El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed said talks on the outstanding issues in the implementation of South Sudan ...


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-South Africa's MTN says sanctions complicate efforts to repatriate Iran cash - CNBC
UPDATE 2-South Africa's MTN says sanctions complicate efforts to repatriate Iran cash  CNBC

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 8- MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile operator, is sticking to its 2018 dividend target despite new U.S. sanctions making it harder to ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IGAD leaders to discuss concerns of South Sudanese opposition - Sudan Tribune
IGAD leaders to discuss concerns of South Sudanese opposition  Sudan Tribune

September 9, 2018 (JUBA) - The IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan has formally transmitted the concern of the South Sudanese opposition groups to the ...


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN South Sudan lays off staff as economic crisis bites - Reuters
MTN South Sudan lays off staff as economic crisis bites  Reuters

JUBA, March 29 (Reuters) - MTN South Sudan, one of the country's biggest telecoms operators, is cutting dozens of jobs and cancelling expansion projects such ...


Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
NAS says SPLA-IO preparing to attack its position in South Sudan's C. Equatoria - Sudan Tribune
NAS says SPLA-IO preparing to attack its position in South Sudan's C. Equatoria  Sudan Tribune

October 20, 2018 (JUBA) - The National Salvation Front (NAS) led by Thomas Cirilo Swaka renewed its accusations against the SPLM In Opposition saying they ...


Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Sudan forms body of bankers & exchange bureaus to set daily exchange rate' - EWN
'Sudan forms body of bankers & exchange bureaus to set daily exchange rate'  EWN

The Sudanese pound is likely to lose value against the dollar initially, and later stabilise, Governor Mohamed Kheir al-Zubeir said.


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan leaders to sign peace deal today - EWN
South Sudan leaders to sign peace deal today  EWN

It follows two days of talks in the Sudanese capital between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.


Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan frees SA man sentenced to death - Citizen
South Sudan frees SA man sentenced to death  Citizen

The retired SA colonel and ex-adviser to a South Sudanese rebel leader will be released as a goodwill gesture. William John Endley, a retired South African ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan doctor wins UN refugee prize - EWN
South Sudan doctor wins UN refugee prize  EWN

Evan Atar Adaha's Maban hospital in the South Sudanese town of Bunj serves more than 144000 refugees from Blue Nile state in neighbouring Sudan, UNHCR ...


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan army kills rebel commander after fresh attack on Yei - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan army kills rebel commander after fresh attack on Yei  Sudan Tribune

February 26, 2018 (JUBA) - A rebel spokesperson accused the South Sudanese army on Monday of killing a rebel commander in Yei River State in a *fresh* ...


Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan’s Government Is Using a Shady Hacking Group to Hunt ISIS - Motherboard
Sudan’s Government Is Using a Shady Hacking Group to Hunt ISIS  Motherboard

But the government has been cracking down on freedom of expression and dissent too.


Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call - Mail & Guardian
Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call  Mail & Guardian

Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call.


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
OPINION: MTN now cheap, but still not going anywhere - Independent Online
OPINION: MTN now cheap, but still not going anywhere  Independent Online

It has been two and a half years since MTN hit the wall and halved to below R120 a share writes Amelia Morgenrood.


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan rebel leader ‘refuses to sign latest peace deal’ - EWN
South Sudan rebel leader ‘refuses to sign latest peace deal’  EWN

Sudan has helped broker talks between the rebels and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir which appeared to achieve a breakthrough in recent months.


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US, Britain, Norway express concern over South Sudan agreement - EWN
US, Britain, Norway express concern over South Sudan agreement  EWN

The countries questioned 'how meaningful checks will be placed on executive power' in a power-sharing government.


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open - ITWeb
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open  ITWeb

App developers stand to win a trip to Silicon Valley to the value of R200 000 in the 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives - ITWeb
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives  ITWeb

The MTN Business Internet of things anti-poaching solution has been piloted in the Welgevonden Nature Reserve, in Limpopo.


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ramaphosa wants smart, connected cities, says sci-tech minister - Independent Online
Ramaphosa wants smart, connected cities, says sci-tech minister  Independent Online

Cities that are digitally connected and ready to benefit from and contribute to the Internet of Things (IoT) are a priority for Cyril Ramaphosa.


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards - ITWeb
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards  ITWeb

After days of reviewing hundreds of nominations for this year's MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards, the adjudication panel has shortlisted the ...


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan should prosecute Darfur crimes, pursue ICC arrest warrants: UN - EWN
Sudan should prosecute Darfur crimes, pursue ICC arrest warrants: UN  EWN

The UN watchdog said executions by crucifixion and stoning should be stricken from its statute books, and authorities should halt prosecutions and intimidation ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Corruption Currents: South Africa’s Hawks Raid MTN Group - Wall Street Journal
Corruption Currents: South Africa’s Hawks Raid MTN Group  Wall Street Journal

South African police raided the offices of MTN Group following bribery allegations in a dispute with a Turkish firm that dates back to 2005.


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal - EWN
South Sudan's president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal  EWN

The deal being negotiated in Sudan would give the country five vice presidents and also covers security and power sharing.


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UN: S Sudan warring parties abducted hundreds of women & girls - EWN
UN: S Sudan warring parties abducted hundreds of women & girls  EWN

The abuses were committed during a civil war by forces loyal to the government of President Salva Kiir and rebels fighting for Riek Machar. FILE: South ...


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector - ITWeb
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector  ITWeb

The 2018 MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards aims to help close the gender gap and recognises top achievers.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
News RoundUp: MTN, New Vision to face court over 'malice', BoU officials sweat before MPs as detectives net Stella Nyanzi for insulting Museveni, deceased mother; Peace 'returns' to South Sudan – PML Daily - pmldaily.com
News RoundUp: MTN, New Vision to face court over 'malice', BoU officials sweat before MPs as detectives net Stella Nyanzi for insulting Museveni, deceased mother; Peace 'returns' to South Sudan – PML Daily  pmldaily.com

Numerous news events have shaped the past week and the start of the new month with the probe to unearth the rot at Bank of Uganda (BoU), closure of ...


Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan death sentence ruling sparks international campaign | News | Africa - Mail & Guardian
Sudan death sentence ruling sparks international campaign | News | Africa  Mail & Guardian

The social media campaign #JusticeForNoura has gained traction after 19-year-old Noura Hussein was sentenced to death in Sudan on May 10 for killing her ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan: MTN Becomes the Number One Player in Africa's Newest Country Market - AllAfrica.com
South Sudan: MTN Becomes the Number One Player in Africa's Newest Country Market  AllAfrica.com

When South Sudan became independent from Sudan it looked like a golden opportunity for operators. Then came the disastrous civil war and things went ...


Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan opposition alliance decries extension of Kiir's term - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan opposition alliance decries extension of Kiir's term  Sudan Tribune

July 2, 2018 (JUBA) - The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) Thursday slammed the adoption by the South Sudanese parliament of a constitutional ...


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN appoints Asante to new regional post - Independent Online
MTN appoints Asante to new regional post  Independent Online

MTN Group has announced the appointment of Ebenezer Asante as vice-president of the expanded Southern & East Africa and Ghana region.


Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's main rebel group accuses govt of violating ceasefire - EWN
South Sudan's main rebel group accuses govt of violating ceasefire  EWN

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan said one of its peacekeepers from Nepal was shot in the leg on Saturday in Yei, the state capital, by a government ...


Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards - Bizcommunity.com
Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards  Bizcommunity.com

Members of the industry, businesses and other organisations outside of the industry, mentors, teachers, lecturers and individuals are encouraged to nominate ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan reports outbreak of mosquito-borne disease in eastern state - EWN
Sudan reports outbreak of mosquito-borne disease in eastern state  EWN

Chikungunya is spread by two mosquito species and can cause severe symptoms, which develop three to seven days after a person is bitten by an infected ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Former SA colonel returns home from South Sudan death row - Citizen
Former SA colonel returns home from South Sudan death row  Citizen

Endley says he's enjoying drinking a cold beer and moving around after being held in solitary confinement for long periods of time. William Endley, the former ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Will Deliver Investors At Least 85% Upside Over The Next 12 Months - Seeking Alpha
MTN Will Deliver Investors At Least 85% Upside Over The Next 12 Months  Seeking Alpha

MTN is temporarily trading at a discount because of the impact of a one time fine by the Nigerian government and this situation is not likely to last. MTN is in.


Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion - The Wall Street Journal
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion  The Wall Street Journal

Shares in African telecom giant MTN Group plunged as much as 25% after Nigeria's central bank ordered the company to return $8.1 billion that it said was ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's Vivacell shut down - ITWeb Africa
South Sudan's Vivacell shut down  ITWeb Africa

Action reportedly taken over US$60 million tax dispute. South Sudan's largest telecom operator Vivacell has issued a statement confirming that the company has ...


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan shelves telecom profit tax for three years - statement - Reuters
Sudan shelves telecom profit tax for three years - statement  Reuters

Govt halts 30 percent profit tax on telecom companies.


Sun, 16 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan outstanding issues to be discussed in Kiir-Machar meeting - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan outstanding issues to be discussed in Kiir-Machar meeting  Sudan Tribune

June 18, 2018 (ADDIS ABABA) - South Sudanese parties concluded the IGAD brokered round of Intensive Interlinked Consultations (IICs) on Monday without an ...


Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zambia Premier League Zambia Super League top goalscorer in Sudan to complete move to Al Hilal - Futaa
Zambia Premier League Zambia Super League top goalscorer in Sudan to complete move to Al Hilal  Futaa

Nkana on loan striker Idris Ilunga Mbombo is in Sudan to complete a move to Sudanese giants Al Hilal Omdurman. The former Zesco United forward together ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Terror list: Sudan, U.S. to hold more talks - Vanguard
Terror list: Sudan, U.S. to hold more talks  Vanguard

Sudan said on Thursday it had reached agreement with the U. S. on a second phase of talks aimed at removing it from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan cabinet removes fuel subsidy - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan cabinet removes fuel subsidy  Sudan Tribune

May 11, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan Friday has removed fuel subsidies to ease the state firm's subsidy burden but the move will add to already high inflation in ...


Sat, 12 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT

President Al-Bashir of Sudan welcomes Bader Al-Kharafi - Kuwait Times
President Al-Bashir of Sudan welcomes Bader Al-Kharafi  Kuwait Times

KHARTOUM: Zain Group announces that the President of the Republic of Sudan, Omar Al-Bashir has received Zain Group Vice-Chairman and CEO, Bader ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan seeks to widen financial inclusion using mobile money platform - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan seeks to widen financial inclusion using mobile money platform - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Friday granted license to a local private company to commence mobile money and electronic cash transfer in a bid to ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan approves two mobile money services - Mobile World Live
South Sudan approves two mobile money services  Mobile World Live

South Sudan's communications authority issued its first two licences for nationwide mobile money services in an attempt to reduce the country's heavy reliance ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Sudan signs LTE Roaming agreement with Telenor - Total Telecom
Zain Sudan signs LTE Roaming agreement with Telenor  Total Telecom

Zain Sudan and Telenor announced the signing of a global connectivity agreement that will enable Zain Sudan to provide LTE Roaming services. Through this ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
VIDEO: the 2018 CommsMEA Awards in review - Comms MEA
VIDEO: the 2018 CommsMEA Awards in review  Comms MEA

Guests were glammed up. Congrats were given. Speeches conducted. Fancy food was consumed. Networking was done in spades. A good time was had by all.


Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UN recognises Sudatel's ICT training efforts in Sudan - Comms MEA
UN recognises Sudatel's ICT training efforts in Sudan  Comms MEA

Sudatel Academy (Sudacad) re-selected as ITU Centre of Excellence. - Services, Sudan, Sudatel, UN, United Nations, ITU, ICT, Sudacad, Education, Training, ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:29:45 GMT
Ugandan traders welcome South Sudan mobile money licences - pmldaily.com
Ugandan traders welcome South Sudan mobile money licences  pmldaily.com

JUBA – Ugandans doing business in South Sudan have reacted to the news that South Sudan's National Communication Authority (NCA) has granted a license ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan NCA licenses two telcos to provide mobile money services - Telecompaper
South Sudan NCA licenses two telcos to provide mobile money services  Telecompaper

South Sudan's National Communication Authority (NCA) has granted a licence to a local, private company to commence mobile money and electronic cash ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan okays plan to expand mobile money services - cgtn.com
South Sudan okays plan to expand mobile money services  cgtn.com

South Sudan on Friday granted license to a local private company to commence mobile money and electronic cash transfer in a bid to widen financial inclusion ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
60 Countries to Attend Sudan Int'l Quran Contest - IQNA (International Quran News Agency)
60 Countries to Attend Sudan Int'l Quran Contest  IQNA (International Quran News Agency)

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 10th edition of Sudan's international Quran competition will be attended by representatives from 60 countries, an official said.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018: Sudan's Sudatel signs network upgrade deals with Nokia and Liquid Telecom - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018: Sudan's Sudatel signs network upgrade deals with Nokia and Liquid Telecom - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Sudan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2018 CommsMEA Awards winners: Lifetime and Industry Service Award - Comms MEA
2018 CommsMEA Awards winners: Lifetime and Industry Service Award  Comms MEA

Erwa received special recognition for his *service* to the telecommunications industry. During his speech, Erwa – who prior to joining Zain Sudan used to be ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government - Gulf Business News
Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government  Gulf Business News

Kuwait-based telecom operator Zain Group is in talks with the government of Kuwait to swap Sudanese pounds for hard currency, its chief executive said on ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Sudan EBITDA rises 32% to SDG 2.7 bln in 9-mths - Telecompaper
Zain Sudan EBITDA rises 32% to SDG 2.7 bln in 9-mths  Telecompaper

Zain Sudan's EBITDA increased by 32 percent year-on-year to SDG 2.7 billion in the first nine months, while the net profit lifted 38 percent to SDG 1.2 billion.


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Dispute With Mobile Firm Disrupts Service - VOA News
South Sudan Dispute With Mobile Firm Disrupts Service  VOA News

Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese remained without mobile phone *service* Friday, as network operator Vivacell continued a standoff with the ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
La Liga scores Zain Sudan partnership - SportsPro Media
La Liga scores Zain Sudan partnership  SportsPro Media

Sudanese telecoms company Zain Sudan has signed a three-year strategic partnership with La Liga, the organising body for the top two tiers of Spanish ...


Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Zain to buy Etisalat's stake in Sudan's Canar - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Zain to buy Etisalat's stake in Sudan's Canar  Reuters

... * Has long sought fixed-line licence in Sudan. * Zain Sudan is top Sudanese mobile operator by subscribers (Recasts, adds details). By Matt Smith. DUBAI ...


Sun, 01 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Companies team for ultra-broadband Sudan - SmartCitiesWorld
Companies team for ultra-broadband Sudan  SmartCitiesWorld

Nokia and telecommunications and technology provider, Sudatel, are collaborating on delivery of ultra-broadband for Sudan which, as well as deliver ...


Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market in Growth, Share, Trends, Segmentation, Demand & Industry Analysis 2020 - Market Journal
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market in Growth, Share, Trends, Segmentation, Demand & Industry Analysis 2020  Market Journal

WiseGuyReports.com “Sudan – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:13:00 GMT
Zain Sudan secures 4G licence - TeleGeography
Zain Sudan secures 4G licence  TeleGeography

Sudan. Zain Sudan, the country's largest mobile network operator by subscribers, has been awarded an LTE licence by the local regulator the National ...


Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan suspends mobile operator Vivacell - Reuters
South Sudan suspends mobile operator Vivacell  Reuters

South Sudan has suspended the licence of mobile network operator Vivacell, accusing it of failing to comply with regulations, the head of the regulator was ...


Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nokia and Sudatel to collaborate on delivery of ultra-broadband services in Sudan - GlobeNewswire
Nokia and Sudatel to collaborate on delivery of ultra-broadband services in Sudan  GlobeNewswire

Nokia 4.5G Pro, 4.9G, 5G and fixed access technologies to be trialled as Sudatel looks to evolve its network to meet growing customer demands; Nokia AirScale ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan suspends operations of mobile phone company - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan suspends operations of mobile phone company - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

South Sudan's telecommunications regulator has suspended the operations of mobile regulator Vivacell network, accusing the operator of not complying with ...


Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dakota Johnson, Lynne Ramsay Among Marrakech Film Festival Jury; ‘Roma’, ‘Green Book’ Among Galas - Deadline
Dakota Johnson, Lynne Ramsay Among Marrakech Film Festival Jury; ‘Roma’, ‘Green Book’ Among Galas  Deadline

The 17th Marrakech International Film Festival (Nov 30 – Dec 08) has set a jury comprising Suspiria star Dakota Johnson, Indian actress Ileana D'Cruz (Barfi!) ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Will Sudan's Sanctions Drop Finally Connect Its Entrepreneurs With The World? - Red Herring
Will Sudan's Sanctions Drop Finally Connect Its Entrepreneurs With The World?  Red Herring

It is almost a quarter-century since Omar al-Bashir appointed himself President of Sudan. In that same year, 1993, America deemed al-Bashir's government a ...


Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan suspends Vivacell telecom operations - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan suspends Vivacell telecom operations  Sudan Tribune

March 20, 2018 (JUBA) – South Sudan's National Communication Authority (NCA) has suspended the operations of Vivacell, one of the largest ...


Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain reports robust Q3 2018 results - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Zain reports robust Q3 2018 results - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Revenues rise 55%, EBITDA up 48%, net income surges 26%, total customers served jump 5% to 47.8mn. Zain's main HQ building. KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Zain ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
On the front lines with Sudan's e-Rebels, and the state hackers targeting them - The New Arab
On the front lines with Sudan's e-Rebels, and the state hackers targeting them  The New Arab

In-depth: A new style of warfare is emerging, as activists using technology to organise are targeted by state-sponsored hackers, passing intercepts to Sudan's ...


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Omar al-Bashir's nomination draws fire from all sides in Sudan - Middle East Eye
Omar al-Bashir's nomination draws fire from all sides in Sudan  Middle East Eye

KHARTOUM - The recent nomination of incumbent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir as the ruling party's candidate for upcoming presidential elections was ...


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vivacell in talks with S. Sudan authorities after closure - Sudan Tribune
Vivacell in talks with S. Sudan authorities after closure  Sudan Tribune

March 29, 2018 (JUBA) – The President of the Lebanese-based telecom operator (Vivacell), Pierre Fattouch is in South Sudan for talks with government, a day ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Sudan says spending $200 mln on mobile network expansion - ETTelecom.com
Zain Sudan says spending $200 mln on mobile network expansion  ETTelecom.com

Zain Sudan plans to spend about $200 million in 2015/2016 to expand and develop its mobile network, the chief executive of Sudan's No.1 telecoms opera..


Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Zain achieves significant cost efficiency last year - Telecom Lead
Zain achieves significant cost efficiency last year  Telecom Lead

Telecom operator Zain Group has achieved significant cost efficiency last year with several regions showing 30-45 percent EBITDA margin. Data growth was the ...


Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Corporate, musical and national notes - #abidinideas - The Star Online
Corporate, musical and national notes - #abidinideas  The Star Online

The government should nurture a shared understanding of our constitution and harmonise the best efforts of corporates and musicians alike.


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group records 5% profit growth to reach KD 86.4m for first 6 months of 2018 - Kuwait Times
Zain Group records 5% profit growth to reach KD 86.4m for first 6 months of 2018  Kuwait Times

Data revenue grew by 10%, representing 27% of total Group revenues. Zain Group Chairman- Ahmed Al-Tahous and Zain Vice-Chairman & Group CEO, Bader ...


Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Axiata, PLDT, Telin, Turkcell, Viettel and Zain Join the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) - Business Wire
Axiata, PLDT, Telin, Turkcell, Viettel and Zain Join the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG)  Business Wire

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Carrier Blockchain Study Group (“CBSG”), the global blockchain consortium of telecom carriers, today ...


Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain to continue selling towers following troubled Q3 - Developing Telecoms
Zain to continue selling towers following troubled Q3  Developing Telecoms

Zain CEO Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi has confirmed that the firm will continue to sell off its infrastructure assets in pursuit of more lucrative investment strategies.


Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid licence fee - Reuters
UPDATE 1-South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid licence fee  Reuters

(Updates with company statement). By Denis Dumo. JUBA, March 28 (Reuters) - South Sudan shut down mobile operator Vivacell's *service* overnight, ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group's revenues, subscribers down in 1Q16 - TeleGeography
Zain Group's revenues, subscribers down in 1Q16  TeleGeography

TeleGeography's free daily email summary of the world's top telecom news stories.


Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Zain launches first 4G-LTE network in Sudan - Developing Telecoms
Zain launches first 4G-LTE network in Sudan  Developing Telecoms

Mobile network operator Zain Group has become the first to launch a high-speed 4G-LTE network in Sudan, the sixth market in total where it has launched the ...


Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan’s Government Is Using a Shady Hacking Group to Hunt ISIS - Motherboard
Sudan’s Government Is Using a Shady Hacking Group to Hunt ISIS  Motherboard

But the government has been cracking down on freedom of expression and dissent too.


Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
LaLiga adds Zain Sudan to its growing African network - Inside World Football
LaLiga adds Zain Sudan to its growing African network  Inside World Football

August 21 – Spain's LaLiga has signed a three-year regional partnership with mobile telecoms operator Zain Sudan. The deal will see the two partners ...


Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait telecoms giant Zain's profits fall over Sudan, Iraq - Daily Mail
Kuwait telecoms giant Zain's profits fall over Sudan, Iraq  Daily Mail

Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain on Sunday reported a drop in its third quarter net profits due to currency exchange losses in Sudan and conflict in Iraq.The...


Sun, 29 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits - Middle East Monitor
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits  Middle East Monitor

The devaluation of Sudan's currency and the on-going military operations in Iraq have been blamed for the 11 per cent decrease in net profits of the Middle East ...


Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's National Communication Authority Reportedly Shuts Down 3G Internet Services in the Country - Techweez
South Sudan's National Communication Authority Reportedly Shuts Down 3G Internet Services in the Country  Techweez

The National Communication Authority of South Sudan has reportedly shut down internet services in the country following a *fresh* breakout of violence. Several ...


Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan shelves telecom profit tax for three years - statement - Reuters
Sudan shelves telecom profit tax for three years - statement  Reuters

Govt halts 30 percent profit tax on telecom companies.


Sun, 16 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Zain feels the heat in frontier market South Sudan - Reuters Africa
Zain feels the heat in frontier market South Sudan  Reuters Africa

DUBAI/JUBA (Reuters) - Mobile phone group Zain knew it was facing a challenge when it set out to build up its network in Africa's newest frontier market - the ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Zain South Sudan Cuts Operations, Fires Staff to Survive War - Bloomberg
Zain South Sudan Cuts Operations, Fires Staff to Survive War  Bloomberg

Zain South Sudan, a unit of Kuwait's largest mobile-phone provider, has reduced operations and cut the number of its expatriate staff in an attempt to survive an ...


Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group reports revenue, subscriber declines in H1 2016 - TeleGeography
Zain Group reports revenue, subscriber declines in H1 2016  TeleGeography

Kuwait. Kuwait-based telecoms giant Zain Group has published its consolidated financial results for the six-month period ended 30 June 2016, reporting a 2% ...


Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
11th Open J&K Kyorugi/Poomsae Taekwondo C'ship concludes - Daily Excelsior
11th Open J&K Kyorugi/Poomsae Taekwondo C'ship concludes  Daily Excelsior

Excelsior Sports Correspondent JAMMU, Nov 28: Two days 11th Open J&K State Sub-Junior, Cadet, Junior and Senior Kyorugi/ Poomsae Taekwondo.


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syrian boy takes incredible path from refugee to red carpet - UNHCR
Syrian boy takes incredible path from refugee to red carpet  UNHCR

Zain Al Rafeaa's childhood as a refugee in Beirut inspired his lead role in an award-winning movie, transporting him to the glitz of Cannes and beyond.


Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudatel and Liquid Telecom launch FTTH in Sudan - Developing Telecoms
Sudatel and Liquid Telecom launch FTTH in Sudan  Developing Telecoms

Mobile and fixed line operator Sudatel Telecom Group and Liquid Telecom are to build new FTTH networks across Sudan.


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudatel launches 4G, expansion to follow in major cities - TeleGeography
Sudatel launches 4G, expansion to follow in major cities  TeleGeography

Sudan. Sudatel Telecom Group's domestic mobile unit Sudani has announced the commercial launch of a 4G LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network. Services offer ...


Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain reports profit increase in first half of 2018 - Comms MEA
Zain reports profit increase in first half of 2018  Comms MEA

The company reported that new profit growth had reached KD 86.4 million (US$287 million) for the first half of 2018. It also reported serving 47.4 million ...


Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: Structural Analysis of Tayeb Salih's Novels - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Structural Analysis of Tayeb Salih's Novels  AllAfrica.com

Analysis - When Al-Tayeb Salih emerged upon the literary scene in the early 1970s, he was received with an unprecedented aura. Salih's emergence in the ...


Sun, 04 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
PCCW Global launches managed SD-WAN service to enterprises across 80 countries - Total Telecom
PCCW Global launches managed SD-WAN service to enterprises across 80 countries  Total Telecom

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications *service* provider, has launched a new global ...


Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
BRIEF-Zain Kuwait Q4 Profit Rises - Reuters
BRIEF-Zain Kuwait Q4 Profit Rises  Reuters

Feb 7 (Reuters) - MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY : * Q4 GROUP NET INCOME REACHED 37 MILLION DINARS REFLECTING 16 PERCENT ...


Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Film changes the life of Syrian refugee boy and his family - UNHCR
Film changes the life of Syrian refugee boy and his family  UNHCR

Discovered by film director Nadine Labaki in the streets of Beirut, Zain Al Rafeaa and his family find new beginning in Norway.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Jammu wins overall championship trophy of 11th Open State Taekwondo - State Times
Jammu wins overall championship trophy of 11th Open State Taekwondo  State Times

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: District Jammu won overall championship trophy of 11th Open J&K State (Sub-Junior/Cadet/Junior/Senior) Kyorugi/ Poomsae ...


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Group went through a lot of changes in 2017 and their net profit looks promising, here's a recap - Startup MGZN
Zain Group went through a lot of changes in 2017 and their net profit looks promising, here's a recap  Startup MGZN

Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces its consolidated financial results for the full-year ...


Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan: Preparations Completed for Launching Al-Tayeb Salih Award's 8th Session - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Preparations Completed for Launching Al-Tayeb Salih Award's 8th Session  AllAfrica.com

The Council of Trustees of the Al-Tayeb Salih Award For Creative Writing has announced anthropology Professor Sayyed Hamd Heraiz Culture Personality of ...


Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Telecommunications & Postal Services minister tours Zain offices and facilities - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan Telecommunications & Postal Services minister tours Zain offices and facilities  Sudan Tribune

PRESS RELEASE. November 4, 2013. (JUBA) - Zain South Sudan, the country's leading telecom operator, was recently privileged to host the Honorable ...


Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Oman to award third mobile licence to local consortium, cancels tenders - Reuters
Oman to award third mobile licence to local consortium, cancels tenders  Reuters

Oman has cancelled tenders for the country's third mobile licence as it has decided to award it to a consortium of local investment funds and an international ...


Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan: Juba Blocks Access to Radio Tamazuj, Sudan Tribune - AllAfrica.com
South Sudan: Juba Blocks Access to Radio Tamazuj, Sudan Tribune  AllAfrica.com

The South Sudanese government has ordered *service* provider, the Zain Telecommunications Group, to bar access to the websites of Radio Tamazuj, Sudan ...


Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Etisalat completes sale of Sudanese telco Canar - TeleGeography
Etisalat completes sale of Sudanese telco Canar  TeleGeography

Sudan. Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat) has announced the completion of the sale of its 92.3% stake in Sudanese fixed line operator Canar ...


Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's Vivacell shut down - ITWeb Africa
South Sudan's Vivacell shut down  ITWeb Africa

Action reportedly taken over US$60 million tax dispute. South Sudan's largest telecom operator Vivacell has issued a statement confirming that the company has ...


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Zain Sudan, MTN Sudan, Sudatel, Sudani | 2018-2020 - Market Journal
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Zain Sudan, MTN Sudan, Sudatel, Sudani | 2018-2020  Market Journal

WiseGuyReports.com “Sudan – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
From the streets of Beirut to the forests of Norway: Zain's story - InfoMigrants
From the streets of Beirut to the forests of Norway: Zain's story  InfoMigrants

In 2016, 12-year-old Zain Al Rafeea was working as a delivery boy on the streets of Beirut when he was discovered by a famous Lebanese film director.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN South Sudan Subscribers Fall 10% Since Violence in July - Bloomberg
MTN South Sudan Subscribers Fall 10% Since Violence in July  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd.'s South Sudan unit said it has lost about 10 percent of its subscribers since violence flared in July and half its transmission sites are offline, ...


Sun, 04 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Zain launches Iflix in 5 markets - Mobile World Live
Zain launches Iflix in 5 markets  Mobile World Live

Middle East operator Zain Group launched Iflix, a Malaysian video streaming provider which is rivaling Netflix in emerging markets, in five countries as part of a ...


Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses 2016 - Research and Markets - Business Wire
South Sudan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses 2016 - Research and Markets  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "South Sudan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and ...


Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
STC, Mobily and Zain fined by Saudi regulators - Comms MEA
STC, Mobily and Zain fined by Saudi regulators  Comms MEA

Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Mobily and Zain have all been fined by Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), it was ...


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Zain eyes South Sudan growth with caution - ArabianBusiness.com
Kuwait's Zain eyes South Sudan growth with caution  ArabianBusiness.com

Sudan's biggest mobile phone operator Zain is treading cautiously in the country's poor south, as it weighs up the prospect of a relatively untapped market with ...


Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Update: Mass internet shutdown in Sudan follows days of protest - Access
Update: Mass internet shutdown in Sudan follows days of protest  Access

All internet services in Sudan were abruptly shut down today while protests swelled in the capital Khartoum for the third day after fuel subsidies were cut, ...


Tue, 15 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Dua Lipa to headline Louvre Abu Dhabi's one-year anniversary celebrations - The National
Dua Lipa to headline Louvre Abu Dhabi's one-year anniversary celebrations  The National

Taking place from November 8 until November 11, the four-day celebrations will feature concerts, exhibitions, family activities and workshops as well as pop-up ...


Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait's Zain telecom profits on the rise - ArabianBusiness.com
Kuwait's Zain telecom profits on the rise  ArabianBusiness.com

Kuwaiti telecoms giant Zain's net profit rose slightly in the first quarter of 2017 due to difficulties in some regional markets, the company said on Tuesday. Zain ...


Wed, 03 May 2017 12:07:39 GMT
Zain to launch direct operator billing in MENA - Biztech Africa
Zain to launch direct operator billing in MENA  Biztech Africa

Zain has signed an agreement with SLA Mobile to take 'Direct Operator Billing' to the Middle East and South Sudan and Sudan.


Sun, 03 Nov 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Libya: Enforced Disappearance of Tripoli Activist - Human Rights Watch
Libya: Enforced Disappearance of Tripoli Activist  Human Rights Watch

A Tripoli-based activist, Jabir Zain, remains missing after being abducted on September 25, 2016, by an armed group linked to the Interior Ministry of the United ...


Sun, 07 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan-born executive appointed as new president of PepsiCo - Sudan Tribune
Sudan-born executive appointed as new president of PepsiCo  Sudan Tribune

September 26, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – PepsiCo Inc., the world's second largest food and beverage corporation, announced this month that it has appointed a ...


Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait government and Zain joining up for smart utility meter project - Comms MEA
Kuwait government and Zain joining up for smart utility meter project  Comms MEA

Kuwait Ministry of Electricity & Water announces smart meter project to connect thousands of buildings - Services, Zain, Kuwait, Water, Electricity, Utilities, Tech, ...


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's Sudatel to expand telecom infrastructure across West Africa - ITWeb Africa
Sudan's Sudatel to expand telecom infrastructure across West Africa  ITWeb Africa

Telecommunications and ISP in the Sudan, Sudatel Telecom Group (STG) plans to boost its investment in domestic and Pan-African operations following ...


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
African Job Creation Lags Developmental Gains, Study Finds - Bloomberg
African Job Creation Lags Developmental Gains, Study Finds  Bloomberg

Most African nations are doing a better job in promoting development and safeguarding human rights but are falling short in providing jobs for their burgeoning ...


Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudanese Refugees After the Ban - The New Yorker
Sudanese Refugees After the Ban  The New Yorker

At an ad-hoc meeting of the Darfur People's Association, immigration lawyers help men understand their cases.


Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Zain to buy 92pc of Sudan's Canar for $95m - Trade Arabia
Zain to buy 92pc of Sudan's Canar for $95m  Trade Arabia

Kuwaiti telecom firm Zain has agreed to buy a 92.3 percent stake in Sudanese fixed line operator Canar for Dh349.6 million ($95.2 million) from Abu Dhabi-listed ...


Mon, 02 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
EDITORIAL: Why the One Network Area can no longer be reached - The East African
EDITORIAL: Why the One Network Area can no longer be reached  The East African

The less cost-conscious telephone subscribers on networks that subscribed to the Northern Corridor One Network Area may not have even noticed that that they ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Drone services launched in Kuwait - ZAWYA
Zain Drone services launched in Kuwait  ZAWYA

Zain Drone-as-a-*Service* offers a wide-ranging fleet of world renowned drones - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bank of Khartoum to buy Etisalat's stake in Sudan's Canar - Reuters Africa
Bank of Khartoum to buy Etisalat's stake in Sudan's Canar  Reuters Africa

Sudan's Bank of Khartoum has agreed to buy Abu Dhabi-listed Etisalat Group's 92.3 percent shareholding in Sudanese fixed line operator Canar for 349.6 ...


Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait’s Zain Telecom to pay Rs 850 crore to Bharti Airtel in settlement - ETTelecom.com
Kuwait’s Zain Telecom to pay Rs 850 crore to Bharti Airtel in settlement  ETTelecom.com

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel is set to receive $129 million (Rs850 crore) from Zain Telecom to settle the Indian telco's claims around litigation in Nigeria and other ...


Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Oman postpones third mobile licence award - The National
Oman postpones third mobile licence award  The National

Omantel's acquisition of Zain stake and Qatar dispute blamed for delay.


Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities - Al-Fanar Media
Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities  Al-Fanar Media

DOHA—Passionate debates among student groups on various issues was a common feature of university life in Arab countries for years. But these spontaneous ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Palestinian boy is orphaned after his disabled father is killed by Israeli troops - Haaretz
A Palestinian boy is orphaned after his disabled father is killed by Israeli troops  Haaretz

In Hebron, troops killed Mohammed Jabri, a mentally disabled man who was not able to speak and had been raising his 4-year-old son alone.


Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudatel to trial next-generation broadband technologies with Nokia - LightWave Online
Sudatel to trial next-generation broadband technologies with Nokia  LightWave Online

Nokia says it will provide fiber to the home (FTTH) and 4.5G and 5G mobile technology for a series of trials Sudatel plans to conduct in Sudan's capital city of ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Omantel to hold global investor meetings ahead of bond issuance,Oman - Muscat Daily
Omantel to hold global investor meetings ahead of bond issuance,Oman  Muscat Daily

Omantel will start holding international investor meetings from today ahead of its US dollar bond issuance, the company announced on Thursday. In a filing to ...


Sat, 07 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Kuwait launches gaming platform with DOCOMO Digital - Comms MEA
Zain Kuwait launches gaming platform with DOCOMO Digital  Comms MEA

DOCOMO Digital, the Global mobile payments company, has launched its gaming platform: www.zain.games/kw in Zain Kuwait, offering 2.8 million customers ...


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Data consumption in Middle East and Africa to double inside 5 years - Total Telecom
Data consumption in Middle East and Africa to double inside 5 years  Total Telecom

The average monthly data consumption for Africa and the Middle East is set to increase from 2.3Gb per month in 2017 to 4.6Gb per month by 2022.


Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Former Zain Saudi Arabia chair facing UK jail time - Comms MEA
Former Zain Saudi Arabia chair facing UK jail time  Comms MEA

Prince Hussam Bin Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a former Zain Saudi Arabia chair, faces a year in prison for violating UK contempt laws. - Business, Zain, Saudi ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Innovation Center startup hub inaugurated in Kuwait - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Zain Innovation Center startup hub inaugurated in Kuwait - ARAB TIMES - KUWAIT NEWS  Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Minister of Commerce and Industry, Al-Roudhan attends inauguration ceremony. All Zain personnel with Bader Al Kharafi. KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Zain Group, ...


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Psychologically healing people with art': Lebanese artist Bilal al-Zain hopes to spread positivity with calligraphy - The New Arab
'Psychologically healing people with art': Lebanese artist Bilal al-Zain hopes to spread positivity with calligraphy  The New Arab

The New Arab Meets: Calligraphy artist, Bilal al-Zain, who believes in the importance of words and using calligraphy to communicate a message.


Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Libya: Activist tortured and at risk of expulsion: Jabir Zain - Amnesty International
Libya: Activist tortured and at risk of expulsion: Jabir Zain  Amnesty International

Jabir Zain, an activist residing in Libya, continues to be detained in an unknown location over 100 days following his enforced disappearance by a militia in ...


Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Zain, Huawei connecting 3000 South Sudan school children - ITWeb Africa
Zain, Huawei connecting 3000 South Sudan school children  ITWeb Africa

Three thousand school children in South Sudan are expected to gain access to the internet for the first time thanks to a key partnership. Zain South Sudan ...


Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Capharnaüm: Tackling child abuse in Lebanon through film - The New Arab
Capharnaüm: Tackling child abuse in Lebanon through film  The New Arab

From child labour, to physical and emotional abuse, cruelty, early marriage, statelessness and even racism, Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winner, ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Our Unique Features

Lowest Prices in market

Lowest Prices in market

Content Management

Content Management

Advanced Messaging

Advanced Messaging

Send Messages on the go

Send Messages on the go

Reports & Analytics

Reports & Analytics

Free Incoming Messages

Free Incoming Messages

Sms with Business Name

Sms with Business Name

No Number Required

No Number Required

Amazing Support

Amazing Support

API Integrations

API Integrations