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MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan - Bloomberg

  1. MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan  Bloomberg
  2. African telecoms titan MTN slims down with $1 billion divestment plan  Kitco News
  3. MTN to launch messenger service  BusinessTech
  4. MTN plans to launch Africa’s WeChat  Business Day
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Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Is Said to Earmark Stake in Botswana Venture for Sale - Bloomberg
MTN Is Said to Earmark Stake in Botswana Venture for Sale  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana's largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter, as Chief Executive Officer ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan protesters defy ban on rallies amid crackdown - Concord Monitor
Sudan protesters defy ban on rallies amid crackdown  Concord Monitor

Sudanese protesters on Tuesday defied their embattled president's ban on unauthorized public gatherings, with hundreds rallying across the country to call for ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The 2019 Telecoms Market in Sudan - KPIs & Data on Subscribers, Penetration, Revenue and ARPU with Analysis on Major Players' Strategies: Canar Telecom, MTN, Sudatel, and Zain Sudan - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated Press
The 2019 Telecoms Market in Sudan - KPIs & Data on Subscribers, Penetration, Revenue and ARPU with Analysis on Major Players' Strategies: Canar Telecom, MTN, Sudatel, and Zain Sudan - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan protest hub: Activists 'mock' media reprieve, call for press freedom - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Activists 'mock' media reprieve, call for press freedom  africanews

Protesters frustrated with economic hardship have demonstrated for more than two months calling for an end to Bashir's 30-year-old rule.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:01:00 GMT
MTN eyes $1B asset sale, plans digital drive - Mobile World Live
MTN eyes $1B asset sale, plans digital drive  Mobile World Live

MTN Group announced plans to sell ZAR15 billion ($1 billion) worth of assets over the next three years, including its stake in its Botswana joint venture, and to ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Activists arrested as Sudan police disperse march: witnesses - Capital FM Kenya
Activists arrested as Sudan police disperse march: witnesses  Capital FM Kenya

Khartoum, Sudan, Feb 21 - Sudanese security agents Thursday arrested several opposition leaders and activists as hundreds of anti-government protesters ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile money in Nigeria could be worth R25 a share to MTN, says US bank - Business Day
Mobile money in Nigeria could be worth R25 a share to MTN, says US bank  Business Day

The West African country's has agreed to allow network operators to apply for payment-*service* banking licences.


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan shuts down Facebook, Twitter, Instagram amid bread protests - Quartz
Sudan shuts down Facebook, Twitter, Instagram amid bread protests  Quartz

Sudan's government is looking to the internet as one way to quell swelling protests all over the country. For over a week now, protesters in major cities have ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan increases telecom call rates by 40 pct - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan increases telecom call rates by 40 pct - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, March 1 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's telecom regulatory body said on Friday it has increased by 40 percent both local and international telecom call rates in ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: MTN accelerates growth, delivers on dividend - IT News Africa
Rwanda: MTN accelerates growth, delivers on dividend  IT News Africa

MTN Group, the parent company of MTN Rwanda, last week, announced its financial results for the year 2018 which ended December, promising its investors ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 08:03:44 GMT
Rapid TV News - MTN accelerates growth in 2018 - Rapid TV News
Rapid TV News - MTN accelerates growth in 2018  Rapid TV News

African telco MTN has revealed that for its financial year ended 31 December 2018, it has met all its medium-term targets, reducing its holding company leverage ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN said to consider Botswana stake sale - BizNews
MTN said to consider Botswana stake sale  BizNews

MTN is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana's largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN to diversify into instant messaging, music streaming - The Punch
MTN to diversify into instant messaging, music streaming  The Punch

Ife Ogunfuwa MTN has concluded plans to introduce an instant messaging app across its market starting from the West and Central Africa regions as ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:25:00 GMT
Why MTN is building its own messaging app - ITWeb
Why MTN is building its own messaging app  ITWeb

MTN develops its own instant messaging platform, which will be integrated with Mobile Money to form what it hopes will become the 'African WeChat'.


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services  AllAfrica.com

HUAWEI and MTN have strengthened their strategic partnership to bring cutting edge digital services to African business and consumers.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:24:25 GMT
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution - africanews
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution  africanews

Eseye (www.Eseye.com), a global provider of IoT services, is today delighted to announce a partnership with MTN, the leading Africa Mobile Network Operator ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Malong agrees to join South Sudan revitalized peace agreement. - Sudan Tribune
Malong agrees to join South Sudan revitalized peace agreement.  Sudan Tribune

March 12, 2019 (JUBA) - The former South Sudanese army chief of staff turned rebel Paul Malong has agreed to join the revitalized peace and agreed and to ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 05:07:00 GMT
IGAD mediator excludes non-armed groups from talks with South Sudan holdouts: PDM - Sudan Tribune
IGAD mediator excludes non-armed groups from talks with South Sudan holdouts: PDM  Sudan Tribune

March 14, 2019 (JUBA) - The opposition People's Democratic Movement (PDM) Thursday said they have been excluded from the consultations process ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:03:00 GMT
South Sudan holdout group reiterate calls to open peace pact for negotiations - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan holdout group reiterate calls to open peace pact for negotiations  Sudan Tribune

February 26t 2019 (JUBA) - The non-signatory groups will not join the "flawed" revitalized peace agreement without renegotiation and the IGAD should consider ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement - Reuters
Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement  Reuters

Sudanese authorities are blocking access to popular social media platforms used to organize and broadcast nationwide anti-government protests triggered by ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Huawei, MTN boost partnership to expand digital services - Caj News Africa
Huawei, MTN boost partnership to expand digital services  Caj News Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and MTN have strengthened their strategic partnership to bring cutting edge digital services to ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Opposition alliance sceptical ahead of meeting with IGAD on peace in South Sudan - Sudan Tribune
Opposition alliance sceptical ahead of meeting with IGAD on peace in South Sudan  Sudan Tribune

MARCH 6, 2019 (JUBA) - The South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA) Wednesday said that the IGAD block which mediates the peace process has ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 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
South Sudanese regulator raises tariffs amid economic hardship - Telecompaper
South Sudanese regulator raises tariffs amid economic hardship  Telecompaper

South Sudan's National Communications Authority (NCA) has increased by 40 percent both local and international telecom call rates in a bid to shore up the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:47:00 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
Sudan protest hub: Anti-Bashir protesters tear gassed in Omdurman - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Anti-Bashir protesters tear gassed in Omdurman  africanews

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Friday at hundreds of protesters in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum, witnesses said, in the latest of more than a ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 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
Here Is Whats Happening In MTN FAZ ZSL Week 6 an CCC - zedsoccer.com
Here Is Whats Happening In MTN FAZ ZSL Week 6 an CCC  zedsoccer.com

Here Is Whats Happening In the MTN FAZ super league week 6 and Caf confederation cup round 4. Zesco United and Nkana are representing Zambia.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
Africa Live this week: MTN settlement over Nigeria $8bn row - BBC News
Africa Live this week: MTN settlement over Nigeria $8bn row  BBC News

That's all from BBC Africa Live for this week. You can keep up-to-date with what's happening across the continent by listening to the Africa Today podcast or ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in Sudan as police use tear gas and live rounds to disperse protesters - Mada Masr - ??? ???
12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in Sudan as police use tear gas and live rounds to disperse protesters  Mada Masr - ??? ???

Popular protests in Sudan sparked by inflation, food shortages and rising prices enter third day.


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan Anti-Government Protesters Furious at Prolonged Economic Crisis - Egyptian Streets
Sudan Anti-Government Protesters Furious at Prolonged Economic Crisis  Egyptian Streets

Protesters and the armed forced in Atbara. Over the last days, Sudan has been witnessing an outbreak of uprisings that began in the city of Atbara located in.


Fri, 21 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
UK Regulator TPR Names Charles Counsell Chief Executive | Chief Investment Officer - Chief Investment Officer
UK Regulator TPR Names Charles Counsell Chief Executive | Chief Investment Officer  Chief Investment Officer

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has named Charles Counsell as its next chief executive to replace Lesley Titcomb, who will be leaving the UK-based pension ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
CalPERS Reviews Divestment of Companies with Ties to Sudan | Chief Investment Officer - Chief Investment Officer
CalPERS Reviews Divestment of Companies with Ties to Sudan | Chief Investment Officer  Chief Investment Officer

Nokia, Nordea Bank lead list of 13 firms with potential ties to African nation.


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 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 protest hub: Embattled Bashir promises talks with opposition - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Embattled Bashir promises talks with opposition  africanews

Protesters frustrated with economic hardship have demonstrated for more than two months calling for an end to Bashir's 30-year-old rule.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 21:10:00 GMT
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa - africanews
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa  africanews

Two of Africa's largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group (www.Orange.com) and MTN Group (www.MTN.com), today announced a ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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

MTN, the troubled South African telecoms group, is paring back its operations in South Sudan, blaming currency volatility and economic turmoil. After investing ...


Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan journalist reports death threats over coverage of Sudan's unrest - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan journalist reports death threats over coverage of Sudan's unrest  Sudan Tribune

January 14, 2019 (JUBA) - Al-Watan editor-in-chief says she has received death threats after as a result for the support of the Arabic language newspaper to the ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Sudan Shuts Down Social Media to Undermine Protests - MediaFile
Sudan Shuts Down Social Media to Undermine Protests  MediaFile

Since December, Sudanese government authorities have been blocking access to social media, a key tool for organizing anti-government protests. Though ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan announces E-payment for government's services as of 2019 - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Sudan announces E-payment for government's services as of 2019  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

Sudan has decided to launch electronic payments as of the start of 2019. Moutaz Moussa (photo), the prime minister reiterated this wish on November.


Fri, 23 Nov 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
UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2018 - Year End - Sudan - ReliefWeb
UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2018 - Year End - Sudan  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Sudan about Contributions, Coordination, Children, IDPs, Epidemic and more; published on 31 Dec 2018 by UNICEF.


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Rwanda denies banning imports from Uganda - Africa Feeds
Rwanda denies banning imports from Uganda  Africa Feeds

Rwanda has described allegations of banning imports of goods from neighboring Uganda as baseless. There have been media reports that Rwanda placed a ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 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
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
2018 top tech stories: MTN vs Nigeria, fake news, taxing internet use - africanews
2018 top tech stories: MTN vs Nigeria, fake news, taxing internet use  africanews

In this article, we highlight the most persistent trends and most read SciTech stories from the year 2018.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
Residual U.S. sanctions keep Sudan's economy in chokehold - Reuters Africa
Residual U.S. sanctions keep Sudan's economy in chokehold  Reuters Africa

KHARTOUM, (Reuters) - Sixteen months after the United States lifted most sanctions on Sudan, businesses are unable to operate dollar transactions, insurance ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN unfazed by difficult regimes - Financial Mail
MTN unfazed by difficult regimes  Financial Mail

MTN is now talking to authorities in both Ethiopia and Angola about operating there, the group has announced. It might seem odd that MTN, whose shares have ...


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
RPT-South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid licence fee - Reuters
RPT-South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid licence fee  Reuters

(Repeats to additional subscribers). JUBA, March 28 (Reuters) - South Sudan shut down mobile operator Vivacell's *service* overnight, demanding $66 million in ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan opposition leader says Bashir 'must leave' as hundreds march - Reuters Africa
Sudan opposition leader says Bashir 'must leave' as hundreds march  Reuters Africa

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The leader of Sudan's largest opposition party demanded that President Omar al-Bashir's administration bow to mass protests and step ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups - Irish Tech News
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups  Irish Tech News

The Mobile Money Open Application Program Interface (API) will now be accessed by third parties; the expectation is to enable innovation around payment ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
2018 Review: Top African news per country [South Sudan - Zimbabwe] - africanews
2018 Review: Top African news per country [South Sudan - Zimbabwe]  africanews

As the year rounds up, Africanews' digital team looks back at the major news items from across the continent. Our 2018 Review page looks primarily at the ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Internet shutdowns are governments' new weapon of choice - IFEX
Internet shutdowns are governments' new weapon of choice  IFEX

Governments are shutting down the internet while using brute force to silence their citizens.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 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
Uganda helped South Sudan breach EU arms embargo - monitoring group - Reuters Africa
Uganda helped South Sudan breach EU arms embargo - monitoring group  Reuters Africa

Uganda helped funnel European arms and ammunition to South Sudan at the height of its civil war, circumventing a European Union arms embargo on the East ...


Wed, 28 Nov 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
Bashir's hometown split as anti-government protests hit Sudan - Reuters Africa
Bashir's hometown split as anti-government protests hit Sudan  Reuters Africa

SHENDI, Sudan (Reuters) - Fed up by months of bread queues, price hikes and petrol shortages in Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir's hometown of Shendi, ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
MTN Group Making Progress, But Not Fast Enough To Shift Sentiment - Seeking Alpha
MTN Group Making Progress, But Not Fast Enough To Shift Sentiment  Seeking Alpha

MTN Group's revenue and EBITDA growth are improving, with strong double-digit growth in Nigeria, Ghana, and Iran, but Cote d'Ivoire and South Africa aren't ...


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Anger over dictatorship, not bread, fuelling Sudan uprising - Mail and Guardian
Anger over dictatorship, not bread, fuelling Sudan uprising  Mail and Guardian

Anger over dictatorship, not bread, fuelling Sudan uprising.


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Bashir accuses media of exaggerating Sudan protests | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Bashir accuses media of exaggerating Sudan protests | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Last week, Bashir visited Qatar and met with the ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani who backed the "unity and stability" of Sudan. (Reuters).


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda deports French and Rwandan nationals working with MTN - africanews
Uganda deports French and Rwandan nationals working with MTN  africanews

Police in Uganda said on Tuesday it had worked with immigration authorities to deport a French and a Rwandan executive working with telecoms group MTN, ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan crisis deepens as Bashir digs in to contain protests - The East African
Sudan crisis deepens as Bashir digs in to contain protests  The East African

Opposition proposes a transitional government to lead the country for four years.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Sudan's unrest might destabilize peace in South Sudan: report - Sudan Tribune
Sudan's unrest might destabilize peace in South Sudan: report  Sudan Tribune

December 29, 2018 (JUBA) - The Foreign Policy magazine Saturday said the ongoing unrest in Sudan might affect implementation of the revitalized peace ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan's Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government - Reuters Africa
Sudan's Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government  Reuters Africa

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir reiterated on Monday that he would not step down after weeks of violent protests and calls for him to ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
eSwatini king picks MTN exec as prime minister - africanews
eSwatini king picks MTN exec as prime minister  africanews

eSwatini's King Mswati has appointed Ambrose Dlamini, chief executive of the local unit of telecoms group MTN, as new prime minister of the southern African ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion - ITWeb
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion  ITWeb

MTN today announced it has slashed its out-of-bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75% for prepaid customers and that it will be. Prepaid customers currently not ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Internet outage during Cameroon polls: MTN slams 'fake news' - africanews
Internet outage during Cameroon polls: MTN slams 'fake news'  africanews

Telecoms giant MTN have dispelled rumours that it planned to suspend internet *service* in Cameroon between 7th and 9th of October 2018 “because of work to ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 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
Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters press on with demos - Mail and Guardian
Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters press on with demos  Mail and Guardian

Protesters who took to the streets in the capital's Bahari district chanting 'peace, peace' and 'revolution is the people's choice' were quickly confronted by riot ...


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NAS rebels accuse Juba of new attacks, say South Sudan's ceasefire is dead - Sudan Tribune
NAS rebels accuse Juba of new attacks, say South Sudan's ceasefire is dead  Sudan Tribune

January 31, 2019 (JUBA) - The National Salvation Front led by Thomas Cirilo (NAS-TC) Thursday said its fighters have repulsed attacks on its positions in Yei ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudanese security forces use tear gas to break up women's protest - Reuters Africa
Sudanese security forces use tear gas to break up women's protest  Reuters Africa

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces used tear gas on Sunday to break up a crowd of hundreds of people, mostly young women, demonstrating ...


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Amnesty says executions rising in S.Sudan, government denies it - Reuters Africa
Amnesty says executions rising in S.Sudan, government denies it  Reuters Africa

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Amnesty International accused South Sudan of stepping up use of the death penalty with seven executions this year including one who ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How foreign backing is keeping Sudan's Omar al-Bashir in power - Mail and Guardian
How foreign backing is keeping Sudan's Omar al-Bashir in power  Mail and Guardian

Day after day Sudanese are taking to the streets to protest against the rule of Omar al-Bashir. The president, who himself seized power in 1989 when he led a ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cash runs out in Khartoum as Sudan tries to halt economic crisis | Central - The Africa Report
Cash runs out in Khartoum as Sudan tries to halt economic crisis | Central  The Africa Report

Many cash machines in the Sudanese capital have run out of banknotes as the government scrambles to prevent economic collapse with a sharp devaluation ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:13:26 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 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's media body orders newspaper to stop covering protests in Sudan - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan's media body orders newspaper to stop covering protests in Sudan  Sudan Tribune

January 7, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudanese Media Authority Monday ordered Al Watan Arabic newspaper in Juba to stop publishing articles about the ongoing ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN to launch mobile service in Namibia - africanews
MTN to launch mobile service in Namibia  africanews

MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile telecoms firm, is aiming to launch a mobile *service* in Namibia around the end of August, a company executive told Reuters.


Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Protesters vow to overthrow Sudanese government | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Protesters vow to overthrow Sudanese government | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Protesters vow to overthrow Sudanese government.


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan should prosecute Darfur crimes, pursue ICC arrest warrants: U.N. - Reuters Africa
Sudan should prosecute Darfur crimes, pursue ICC arrest warrants: U.N.  Reuters Africa

GENEVA (Reuters) - A U.N. watchdog told Sudan on Thursday to prosecute security forces for attacks in Darfur from 2014-2016 and cooperate with the ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan to return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020: minister - Nasdaq
South Sudan to return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020: minister  Nasdaq

GREATER NOIDA, India, Feb 10- South Sudan will return to producing more than 350000 barrels of crude per day by the middle of 2020, up from current.


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
South Sudan starts pumping more crude oil from Unity fields - Reuters Africa
South Sudan starts pumping more crude oil from Unity fields  Reuters Africa

UNITY OILFIELD, South Sudan (Reuters) - South Sudan started pumping on Monday an additional 15,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from its Unity ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan: Afreximbank funds the implementation of a security system at Juba airport - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
South Sudan: Afreximbank funds the implementation of a security system at Juba airport  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

In a release published December 24, 2018, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announced that it provided $15 million to Securiport.


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Sudan sex attacker blames 'immorality' in Newcastle for violent 20-minute assault on vulnerable man - Daily Mail
Sudan sex attacker blames 'immorality' in Newcastle for violent 20-minute assault on vulnerable man  Daily Mail

A Sudanese shepherd claiming asylum in the UK blamed the 'immorality' on display in Newcastle city centre for his violent sex attack on a 'vulnerable' man, ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:11:00 GMT
Sudanese shepherd sexually assaulted man because 'immorality' of UK encouraged him, court hears - The Telegraph
Sudanese shepherd sexually assaulted man because 'immorality' of UK encouraged him, court hears  The Telegraph

A Sudanese shepherd granted asylum in the UK has claimed that "immorality" in Newcastle encouraged him to sexually assault a man in the city centre.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:47:00 GMT
The 2019 Telecoms Market in Sudan - KPIs & Data on Subscribers, Penetration, Revenue and ARPU with Analysis on Major Players' Strategies: Canar Telecom, MTN, Sudatel, and Zain Sudan - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated Press
The 2019 Telecoms Market in Sudan - KPIs & Data on Subscribers, Penetration, Revenue and ARPU with Analysis on Major Players' Strategies: Canar Telecom, MTN, Sudatel, and Zain Sudan - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan protesters defy ban on rallies amid crackdown - Concord Monitor
Sudan protesters defy ban on rallies amid crackdown  Concord Monitor

Sudanese protesters on Tuesday defied their embattled president's ban on unauthorized public gatherings, with hundreds rallying across the country to call for ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudanese Refugee Claims 'Immorality' in UK to Blame for His Sex Attack - Sputnik International
Sudanese Refugee Claims 'Immorality' in UK to Blame for His Sex Attack  Sputnik International

The 25-year-old arrived undocumented in the UK and was earlier granted asylum there. Last year, he attacked a reportedly “vulnerable” man, bit him and tried to ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:13:00 GMT
Asylum seeker blames 'immorality' of Newcastle for sex attack - Metro.co.uk
Asylum seeker blames 'immorality' of Newcastle for sex attack  Metro.co.uk

An asylum seeker who sexually assaulted a vulnerable man has blamed the 'immorality' on display in Newcastle city centre for his predatory attack, a court has ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:17:00 GMT
Zain investing heavily in its ‘4Sight’ digital strategy - Kuwait Times
Zain investing heavily in its ‘4Sight’ digital strategy  Kuwait Times

Zain Group holds AGM with a quorum of 73.91%; dividend of 30 fils for 2018 approved. KUWAIT: The annual Ordinary General Assembly of Zain Group was held ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:21:00 GMT
Asylum seeker who subjected 'vulnerable' man to violent sex attack blames 'immorality' of Newcastle - ChronicleLive
Asylum seeker who subjected 'vulnerable' man to violent sex attack blames 'immorality' of Newcastle  ChronicleLive

An asylum seeker who subjected a "vulnerable" man to a violent sex attack blames the "immorality" on display in Newcastle city centre for his predatory attack, ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:00:00 GMT
Sudan protest hub: Activists 'mock' media reprieve, call for press freedom - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Activists 'mock' media reprieve, call for press freedom  africanews

Protesters frustrated with economic hardship have demonstrated for more than two months calling for an end to Bashir's 30-year-old rule.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:01:00 GMT
Sudan shuts down Facebook, Twitter, Instagram amid bread protests - Quartz
Sudan shuts down Facebook, Twitter, Instagram amid bread protests  Quartz

Sudan's government is looking to the internet as one way to quell swelling protests all over the country. For over a week now, protesters in major cities have ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Activists arrested as Sudan police disperse march: witnesses - FRANCE 24
Activists arrested as Sudan police disperse march: witnesses  FRANCE 24

Khartoum (AFP). Sudanese security agents Thursday arrested several opposition leaders and activists as hundreds of anti-government protesters trying to ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan's embattled leader bans rallies amid crackdown - New Jersey Herald
Sudan's embattled leader bans rallies amid crackdown  New Jersey Herald

Sudanese protesters defy embattled president's ban on public gatherings to rally despite state of emergency.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Zain Selects Parallel Wireless Open RAN to Modernize Existing 2G and 3G Infrastructure - PRNewswire
Zain Selects Parallel Wireless Open RAN to Modernize Existing 2G and 3G Infrastructure  PRNewswire

NASHUA, N.H., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Parallel Wireless, Inc., the leader in providing the world's first software-based unified end-to-end network solution ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudatel showcases Sudan's startup talent at MWC - Comms MEA
Sudatel showcases Sudan's startup talent at MWC  Comms MEA

As always, a lot of companies from across the globe were at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. One of those was Sudan's Sudatel.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 05:46:33 GMT
South Sudan increases telecom call rates by 40 pct - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan increases telecom call rates by 40 pct - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, March 1 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's telecom regulatory body said on Friday it has increased by 40 percent both local and international telecom call rates in ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 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
Sudan Protests: Investigate the custodial death of three University students - Sudan Tribune
Sudan Protests: Investigate the custodial death of three University students  Sudan Tribune

Sudan Protests: Urgent call for investigations into the custodial death of three University students and alleged torture of detainees by NISS. (13 March 2019) The ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:53:00 GMT
Sudatel receives major award for corporate social responsibility - Comms MEA
Sudatel receives major award for corporate social responsibility  Comms MEA

The Sudanese telco has won the award from the Corporate Social Responsibility Regional Network. - Business, Sudatel, Sudan, Corporate Social ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudanese regulator raises tariffs amid economic hardship - Telecompaper
South Sudanese regulator raises tariffs amid economic hardship  Telecompaper

South Sudan's National Communications Authority (NCA) has increased by 40 percent both local and international telecom call rates in a bid to shore up the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:47:00 GMT
Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement - Reuters
Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement  Reuters

Sudanese authorities are blocking access to popular social media platforms used to organize and broadcast nationwide anti-government protests triggered by ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Activists: We're shutting down Sudan government websites - Africa Times
Activists: We're shutting down Sudan government websites  Africa Times

Activists in Sudan say that more than 200 government websites have been shut down by the Anonymous group, in retaliation for Khartoum's violent actions ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
Sudan protest hub: Anti-Bashir protesters tear gassed in Omdurman - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Anti-Bashir protesters tear gassed in Omdurman  africanews

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Friday at hundreds of protesters in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum, witnesses said, in the latest of more than a ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 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
Sudan's traitors, saboteurs and masakeen - Sudan Tribune
Sudan's traitors, saboteurs and masakeen  Sudan Tribune

By Magdi El Gizouli. Yesterday, 25 December, downtown Khartoum was the scene of a large-scale protest against the rule of President Bashir. The protest was ...


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan Anti-Government Protesters Furious at Prolonged Economic Crisis - Egyptian Streets
Sudan Anti-Government Protesters Furious at Prolonged Economic Crisis  Egyptian Streets

Protesters and the armed forced in Atbara. Over the last days, Sudan has been witnessing an outbreak of uprisings that began in the city of Atbara located in.


Fri, 21 Dec 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
Sudan: Lifeline for the banking sector - African Business Magazine
Sudan: Lifeline for the banking sector  African Business Magazine

Sudan, one of the largest countries in the heart of Africa, has been struggling to stay afloat economically since the US imposed crippling trade and investment ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Associated Press accused of ‘biased’ reporting on Ethiopian Airlines crash - Citizen TV
Associated Press accused of ‘biased’ reporting on Ethiopian Airlines crash  Citizen TV

The Associated Press was on Sunday slammed online for alleged biased reporting on the Ethiopian Airlines crash that claimed 157 lives.


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:16:02 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
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
UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2018 - Year End - Sudan - ReliefWeb
UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2018 - Year End - Sudan  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Sudan about Contributions, Coordination, Children, IDPs, Epidemic and more; published on 31 Dec 2018 by UNICEF.


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Sudan: 'We Are Completely Cut Off' - Sudan Govt. Disrupts Internet, School Services - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Sudan: 'We Are Completely Cut Off' - Sudan Govt. Disrupts Internet, School Services  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Sudan's government has blamed nationwide protests that have left a score of people dead, including two protesters today, on 'infiltrators' and opposition parties, ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Zain CEO talks-up investment impact - Mobile World Live
Zain CEO talks-up investment impact  Mobile World Live

Zain Group CEO Bader Al-Kharafi (pictured) hailed heavy infrastructure investments and organisational changes for preparing the company to commercialise 5G ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel - ChronicleLive
North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel  ChronicleLive

ChronicleLive's breaking news *service* including Tuesday's traffic, travel, weather, sport and more covering Newcastle and the North East.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:30:00 GMT
12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in Sudan as police use tear gas and live rounds to disperse protesters - Mada Masr - ??? ???
12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in Sudan as police use tear gas and live rounds to disperse protesters  Mada Masr - ??? ???

Popular protests in Sudan sparked by inflation, food shortages and rising prices enter third day.


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
Sudan Shuts Down Social Media to Undermine Protests - MediaFile
Sudan Shuts Down Social Media to Undermine Protests  MediaFile

Since December, Sudanese government authorities have been blocking access to social media, a key tool for organizing anti-government protests. Though ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bread Protests against price hikes, worsening economic conditions - Daily News Egypt
Bread Protests against price hikes, worsening economic conditions  Daily News Egypt

Amid weeks-long mass demonstrations of the 'Gilets Jaunes' against increasing fuel taxes, spreading from the streets of France to Belgium, widening the ...


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan protest hub: Embattled Bashir promises talks with opposition - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Embattled Bashir promises talks with opposition  africanews

Protesters frustrated with economic hardship have demonstrated for more than two months calling for an end to Bashir's 30-year-old rule.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 21:10:00 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
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 Iraq grows revenue 3%, EBITDA 11% in 2018 - Telecompaper
Zain Iraq grows revenue 3%, EBITDA 11% in 2018  Telecompaper

Parallel Wireless has announced that Kalimat Telecom, a subsidiary of Kuwait's Trade Links, has selected Parallel Wireless to .


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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

The president's plan to stay in power beyond 2020 may backfire, given the criticism levelled at him from all fronts, including his own.


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits – Middle East Monitor - Middle East Monitor
Zain phone network sees 11% drop in profits – Middle East Monitor  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
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
Sudan crisis deepens as Bashir digs in to contain protests - The East African
Sudan crisis deepens as Bashir digs in to contain protests  The East African

Opposition proposes a transitional government to lead the country for four years.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 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
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
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
Zain Group 2018 net profit soars 23% to reach KD 197 million - Kuwait Times
Zain Group 2018 net profit soars 23% to reach KD 197 million  Kuwait Times

Board of Directors recommends a cash dividend of 30 fils per share. Zain Group Chairman- Ahmed Al-Tahous and Zain Vice-Chairman & Group CEO, Bader Al- ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
RPT-South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid licence fee - Reuters
RPT-South Sudan suspends Vivacell's mobile network over unpaid licence fee  Reuters

(Repeats to additional subscribers). JUBA, March 28 (Reuters) - South Sudan shut down mobile operator Vivacell's *service* overnight, demanding $66 million in ...


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
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 Group reports robust third-quarter 2018 results - Kuwait Times
Zain Group reports robust third-quarter 2018 results  Kuwait Times

Revenues up 55%, EBITDA up 48%, net income up 26%. Zain's main HQ building. KUWAIT: Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
Internet shutdowns are governments' new weapon of choice - IFEX
Internet shutdowns are governments' new weapon of choice  IFEX

Governments are shutting down the internet while using brute force to silence their citizens.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Sudan: Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation Signed Initially in Khartoum - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation Signed Initially in Khartoum  AllAfrica.com

A peace and reconciliation agreement between the government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups was signed initially in Khartoum on ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
National Unity Day Sporting Events Begin - gurtong
National Unity Day Sporting Events Begin  gurtong

JUBA, 26 January 2019 [Gurtong] - The fourth National Unity Day sporting activities start today in Juba to promote peace and social cohesion among South ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Saudi phone network Zain reports 2018 financial losses – Middle East Monitor - Middle East Monitor
Saudi phone network Zain reports 2018 financial losses – Middle East Monitor  Middle East Monitor

Saudi Arabia's third biggest telecoms operator, Zain Saudi, has filed its third consecutive quarter of losses, local media have reported. According to an official ...


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 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
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
The trouble with Sudan; is this the end of the road for Bashir? - The Standard
The trouble with Sudan; is this the end of the road for Bashir?  The Standard

Omar Al Bashir, President of the Sudan for close to 30 years is perhaps facing one of the toughest times of his three decade reign, all in the name of bread.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan: Suna Forum to Host Islamic Movement in Khartoum State - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Suna Forum to Host Islamic Movement in Khartoum State  AllAfrica.com

The Press Forum of Sudan News Agency(SUNA) will host at 01:00 afternoon Monday the Islamic Movement in Khartoum State the announce convocation of the ...


Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
Sudatel, Nokia to trial 5G mobile tech - ITWeb Africa
Sudatel, Nokia to trial 5G mobile tech  ITWeb Africa

Nokia and Sudatel are to trial Nokia 4.5G Pro, 4.9G and 5G mobile technologies along with Nokia's fixed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) portfolio to enhance the ...


Tue, 03 Jul 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
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 Saudi Arabia inks cloud deal with Alibaba Cloud and Jawraa - Comms MEA
Zain Saudi Arabia inks cloud deal with Alibaba Cloud and Jawraa  Comms MEA

Zain Saudi Arabia has signed a new deal with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud-computing arm of Alibaba Group, and Jawraa. This agreement aims to promote private ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
CenturyLink promotes Zain Ahmed - Washington Technology
CenturyLink promotes Zain Ahmed  Washington Technology

CenturyLink promotes Zain Ahmed to lead the federal civilian and law enforcement practice.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ugandan authorities confirm the arrest of 'missing' South Sudanese tycoon - Nairobi News
Ugandan authorities confirm the arrest of 'missing' South Sudanese tycoon  Nairobi News

Ugandan authorities have now confirmed the arrest of South Sudanese self-styled tycoon Lawrence Malong Junior, who was reported as missing by his ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
INSIDE STORY: How Monica Kimani made a fortune in Juba - Nairobi News
INSIDE STORY: How Monica Kimani made a fortune in Juba  Nairobi News

Monica Kimani's father Paul Ngarama has dismissed claims that his daughter was married to South Sudanese politician and former warlord Daniel Awet Akot, ...


Wed, 03 Oct 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
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
Trump's Travel Ban is Wreaking Havoc on Families, Especially Those With Valid Visas - ProPublica
Trump's Travel Ban is Wreaking Havoc on Families, Especially Those With Valid Visas  ProPublica

The executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations is separating families who made every effort to follow U.S. immigration law.


Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan: land of opportunity, if you don't mind risk - Reuters
South Sudan: land of opportunity, if you don't mind risk  Reuters

JUBA (Reuters) - Ugandan motorbike taxis weave through rutted streets. A Kuwaiti telecoms firm prepares to lay fiber-optic cable. Chinese and European ...


Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:00:00 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
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
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
Lebanon gets Oscar nod for Nadine Labaki's Capernaum - Middle East Eye
Lebanon gets Oscar nod for Nadine Labaki's Capernaum  Middle East Eye

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki's film Capernaum is competing for the 2019 Academy Award for best foreign language film.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Zain KSA refinances its SAR 5.9 billion existing Murabaha facility - Comms MEA
Zain KSA refinances its SAR 5.9 billion existing Murabaha facility  Comms MEA

Mobile Telecommunications Company Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has refinanced and extended the maturity date of its existing syndicated SAR 5.9 billion ($1.57 ...


Wed, 06 Jun 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
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
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

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