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MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups - Mail and Guardian

  1. MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups  Mail and Guardian
  2. Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan, MTN subscribers confirm  News24
  3. Some internet service restored in Sudan after court ruling  The National
  4. Mobile internet access slowly restored in Sudan  Al Jazeera English
  5. Sudan: Internet returns after 1-month blackout  Anadolu Agency
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Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:18:43 GMT
CPJ joins letter urging MTN Group to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan - CPJ Press Freedom Online
CPJ joins letter urging MTN Group to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan  CPJ Press Freedom Online

The Committee to Protect Journalists yesterday joined 22 other organizations in signing a joint letter to executives at South African telecommunications company ...


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why South Sudan mobile cash is a game changer - The East African
Why South Sudan mobile cash is a game changer  The East African

In a country without a well-developed financial infrastructure—where mobile phone airtime has often been used as some form of currency—the launch of mobile ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:01:17 GMT
After Crackdowns And Clapdowns, Sudan's Internet Has Been Restored - Gadgets Africa
After Crackdowns And Clapdowns, Sudan's Internet Has Been Restored  Gadgets Africa

Mobile internet services were restored across Sudan following a court order, weeks after the ruling generals imposed a blockade, after a 38-day blackout.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:01:00 GMT
To End Mass Protests, Sudan Has Cut Off Internet Access Nationwide. Here's Why. - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
To End Mass Protests, Sudan Has Cut Off Internet Access Nationwide. Here's Why.  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Since December, Sudan's capital of Khartoum has been swarming with protesters demanding democratic elections and freedoms rather than autocratic rule.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown, call for immediate restoration - Sudan - ReliefWeb
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown, call for immediate restoration - Sudan  ReliefWeb

GENEVA (8 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have denounced measures taken by the authorities to shut down the Internet in Sudan, saying it stifles free ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile phone internet restored in Sudan following court order - The East African
Mobile phone internet restored in Sudan following court order  The East African

Internet on mobile phones and fixed land connections was cut across Sudan.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
?Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence - Inter Press Service
?Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence  Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 9 2019 (IPS) - The United Nations has condemned an internet shutdown and the blocking of social media channels during Sudan's ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan internet shutdown: Another court case filed - Radio Dabanga
Sudan internet shutdown: Another court case filed  Radio Dabanga

A large number of people have filed a lawsuit against Zain Telecom related to an ongoing internet blackout in Sudan, which has reportedly cost companies more ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan opposition calls for civil disobedience on July 14 - Radio Dabanga
Sudan opposition calls for civil disobedience on July 14  Radio Dabanga

Sudan's opposition Alliance for Freedom and Change (AFC) has called for civil disobedience e and a comprehensive political strike in all professional, ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan mobilises for freedom and change ahead of millions march - Radio Dabanga
Sudan mobilises for freedom and change ahead of millions march  Radio Dabanga

A legal request has been filed for non-violence to be practised in Sudan, to protect demonstrators who plan to protest on June 30 for a transition to civilian ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Youth leader urges S. Sudanese leaders to implement peace deal - Sudan Tribune
Youth leader urges S. Sudanese leaders to implement peace deal  Sudan Tribune

July 13, 2019 (YEI) – Youth in South Sudan's Yei River State have urged the country's leaders to fully commit themselves towards the implementation of the ...


Sun, 14 Jul 2019 06:37:00 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
Prospects brighten for MTN in South Sudan - TechCentral
Prospects brighten for MTN in South Sudan  TechCentral

MTN Group's South Sudan unit said it's investing at least US$30-million (R430-million) in revitalising and expanding its operations as a new deal to end a ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN South Sudan Gets Boost as Hopes Rise That War Is Ending - Bloomberg
MTN South Sudan Gets Boost as Hopes Rise That War Is Ending  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd.'s South Sudan unit said it's investing at least $30 million in revitalizing and expanding its operations as a new deal to end a five-year civil war ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Netizen Report: In Nigeria and Russia, laws against online ‘insult’ put internet activists on thin ice - Global Voices
Netizen Report: In Nigeria and Russia, laws against online ‘insult’ put internet activists on thin ice  Global Voices

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in technology and human rights around the world.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:02:00 GMT
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown - Scoop.co.nz
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown  Scoop.co.nz

GENEVA (8 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have denounced measures taken by the authorities to shut down the Internet in Sudan, saying it stifles free ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Sudan: Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The United Nations has condemned an internet shutdown and the blocking of social media channels during Sudan's political crisis, as fears persisted over a ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 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
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters to rethink - Financial Times
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters to rethink  Financial Times

The Sudanese authorities have extended an internet blackout into a second week, forcing citizens in Khartoum to find new ways to communicate as a bloodied ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Militiamen Prevent Vigil Calling for Return of Internet - AllAfrica.com
Sudan Militiamen Prevent Vigil Calling for Return of Internet  AllAfrica.com

On Thursday, a large force of Sudan's main militia, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), surrounded the National Telecommunications Tower in Khartoum, ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
To end mass protests, Sudan has cut off Internet access nationwide. Here’s why. - Washington Post
To end mass protests, Sudan has cut off Internet access nationwide. Here’s why.  Washington Post

Since December, Sudan's capital of Khartoum has been swarming with protesters demanding democratic elections and freedoms rather than autocratic rule.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan’s democratic spring is turning into a long and ugly summer - Global Voices
Sudan’s democratic spring is turning into a long and ugly summer  Global Voices

When protesters forced Omar al-Bashir out of power in Sudan this April after 30 years of dictatorial role, it was an unalloyed good for the world. Bashir has been ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
At least 30 killed as Sudan military storms Khartoum sit-in - KFOR Oklahoma City
At least 30 killed as Sudan military storms Khartoum sit-in  KFOR Oklahoma City

At least 30 protesters were killed and hundreds injured Monday in Khartoum when the Sudanese military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters into rethink - The Irish Times
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters into rethink  The Irish Times

Data shutdown follows brutal attack on sit-in demonstration that left more than 100 dead.


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Arab League Urges Joint Arab Action to Renew UNRWA's Mandate - Asharq Al-awsat English
Arab League Urges Joint Arab Action to Renew UNRWA's Mandate  Asharq Al-awsat English

The Arab League (AU) has called for unifying Arab efforts to confront the American plan to paralyze the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:45:02 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
MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan - Bloomberg
MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. shares jumped the most in almost three years after Africa's biggest wireless carrier started a 15 billion-rand ($1.1 billion) disposal plan to shore ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches int'l gateway to boost telecom sector - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan launches int'l gateway to boost telecom sector - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Wednesday launched its maiden International Gateway which will ease call rates and boost internet services offered ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
Hezbollah Demands Lebanese Stance on US Sanctioning of Party MPs - Asharq Al-awsat English
Hezbollah Demands Lebanese Stance on US Sanctioning of Party MPs  Asharq Al-awsat English

Hezbollah demanded on Tuesday the Lebanese parliament and government to issue an official stance over the United States' sanctioning of three of its top ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 05:01:10 GMT
July 2019 - CPJ Press Freedom Online
July 2019  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Press freedom news from around the globe from the Committee to Protect Journalists.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:07:00 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
Africa at a glance - The East African
Africa at a glance  The East African

Ministers from across Africa are thrashing the finer details of a continent-wide free-trade area that will be launched this weekend in the Niger capital Niamey.


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Strikers in Sudan Push Military to Cede Power - Voice of America
Strikers in Sudan Push Military to Cede Power  Voice of America

Chanting anti-government slogans, workers lined up outside the upscale al-Waha shopping center in downtown Khartoum, demanding an end to the country's ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 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
Sudan police arrest protesting activists - Middle East Online
Sudan police arrest protesting activists  Middle East Online

KHARTOUM - Sudanese security agents Thursday arrested several opposition leaders and activists as hundreds of anti-government protesters trying to march ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN South Sudan plans $30m expansion as peace hopes build - Moneyweb.co.za
MTN South Sudan plans $30m expansion as peace hopes build  Moneyweb.co.za

The unit is planning to revive transmission sites, upgrade to 3G and add new coverage.


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile & Broadband Markets, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile & Broadband Markets, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 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
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
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
CalPERS Reviews Divestment of Companies with Ties to Sudan - Chief Investment Officer
CalPERS Reviews Divestment of Companies with Ties to Sudan  Chief Investment Officer

The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has identified 13 companies, including Nokia Corp. and Nordea Bank, that its investment staff ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
2019 Top 6 Africa Football -Zambian Super League Soars to Cloud Six - zedsoccer.com
2019 Top 6 Africa Football -Zambian Super League Soars to Cloud Six  zedsoccer.com

2019 Top 6 Africa Football include the MTN Zambia Super League which has kept making giants leaps of progress on the African football hierarchy.


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:36:00 GMT
MTN's top brass cashes in millions - ITWeb
MTN's top brass cashes in millions  ITWeb

The mobile network operator rewards its top executives handsomely in the financial year ended 31 December 2018.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 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
South Sudan launches first international voice gateway - ITWeb Africa
South Sudan launches first international voice gateway  ITWeb Africa

South Sudan's first international gateway has been launched via a partnership between the government and private firm MGI. The gateway will facilitate the ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 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.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Delicious SA irony in Sudanese ejection of their “president for life” - BizNews
Delicious SA irony in Sudanese ejection of their “president for life”  BizNews

There's a delicious irony for South African democrats celebrating the recent events in the Sudan, which saw president-for-life Omar al-Bashir overthrown.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
Sudan protest hub: Bashir probed over money laundering, terrorism financing - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Bashir probed over money laundering, terrorism financing  africanews

Sudan's military ousted Bashir in April after months of protest. Now the protest leaders are in a back and forth with the military over handing over power to ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan entity wins MTN Group award for volunteerism - Caj News Africa
Sudan entity wins MTN Group award for volunteerism  Caj News Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN Sudan has been named the mobile network operator's winner of this year's Y'ello Care employee ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UK Regulator TPR Names Charles Counsell Chief Executive - Chief Investment Officer
UK Regulator TPR Names Charles Counsell Chief Executive  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
Sudan is Africa's secret crisis | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Sudan is Africa's secret crisis | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

I don't normally write about Sudan. But now I have to. For the last few weeks, friends and democracy activists from the country have been sending me pictures of ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Democratic civilian transition in Africa: The case of Algeria, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo - Observer Research Foundation
Democratic civilian transition in Africa: The case of Algeria, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo  Observer Research Foundation

Recent events in Algeria and Sudan has brought the difficult and complicated task of democratic civilian transition in African countries back into focus.


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches state-of-art data center - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan launches state-of-art data center - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, May 28 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Tuesday launched a state-of-the-art data center in the capital, Juba, as the young nation moves to improve data ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies - ITWeb
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies  ITWeb

South Africa's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, continue to rake in subscribers and have over 73 million local subscribers between them, and ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan professionals gear-up for general strike - Radio Dabanga
Sudan professionals gear-up for general strike  Radio Dabanga

Diverse professional sectors have responded to the call of the Sudanese Professionals Association to prepare for a general political strike and civil ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 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
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
South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan - Fin24
South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan  Fin24

The countries signed an exploration and production sharing agreement for block B2, the second such contract since South Sudan's independence seven years ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan’s leader Omar al-Bashir bans unauthorised gatherings during state of emergency - The Independent
Sudan’s leader Omar al-Bashir bans unauthorised gatherings during state of emergency  The Independent

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


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 - Business Wire
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  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Sudan Telecoms Market Report 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This country report ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tensions in Sudan Result in Extensive Social Media Blocks - TechNadu
Tensions in Sudan Result in Extensive Social Media Blocks  TechNadu

Sudan levels up its internet censorship by blocking access to all major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and even Telegram.


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 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
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
MTN drops as Nigeria urges court not to block $2 billion penalty - Fin24
MTN drops as Nigeria urges court not to block $2 billion penalty  Fin24

MTN shares fell almost 7%, before recovering, after Nigeria's government said Africa's biggest mobile operator evaded taxes and urged a Lagos court not to ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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
Sudan denies more than 100 killed in protest crackdown - Mail and Guardian
Sudan denies more than 100 killed in protest crackdown  Mail and Guardian

A Sudanese protester holds a national flag as he stands on a barricade along a street, demanding that the country's Transitional Military Council hand over ...


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 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
The doctors on the frontlines of Sudan's revolution - Mail and Guardian
The doctors on the frontlines of Sudan's revolution  Mail and Guardian

The setting is surreal, unthinkable: thousands of ordinary Sudanese people have descended on the army headquarters and the residence of President Omar ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan - Mail and Guardian
Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan  Mail and Guardian

South Sudan President Salva Kiir (pictured) on Tuesday urged rebel chief Riek Machar to return to Juba during a speech to parliament in which he vowed to ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 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 sys.


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches first international gateway to boost telecom sector - Telecompaper
South Sudan launches first international gateway to boost telecom sector  Telecompaper

South Sudan has launched its first international gateway to ease call rates and boost internet services offered by its two telecom companies. Michael Makuei ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan - Mail and Guardian
How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan  Mail and Guardian

How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan.


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Sudan's economic crisis had a role in protests that toppled al-Bashir - Mail and Guardian
How Sudan's economic crisis had a role in protests that toppled al-Bashir  Mail and Guardian

The trigger for the demonstrations that brought the downfall of President Omar al-Bashir in April was the trebling of the price of bread last December. It came after ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan security agency frees all political detainees: state media - Mail and Guardian
Sudan security agency frees all political detainees: state media  Mail and Guardian

Sudanese demonstrators wave their national flag as they arrive for a protest rally demanding Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir to step down outside the ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan talks resume after shootings cloud breakthrough | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Sudan talks resume after shootings cloud breakthrough | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Sudan talks resume after shootings cloud breakthrough.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Military transition does not satisfy Sudanese: Mass sit-in continues - Radio Dabanga
Military transition does not satisfy Sudanese: Mass sit-in continues  Radio Dabanga

Past night, thousands of people in Khartoum defied the newly imposed curfew by the military council, which was established by the army yesterday to replace ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile Central For Driving Digital And Financial Inclusion In Africa - Forbes
Mobile Central For Driving Digital And Financial Inclusion In Africa  Forbes

Having built an ecosystem to provide voice calls, cellular networks are ideally suited to provide the next wave of digital services and financial inclusion. "Mobile ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan army rulers, protest leaders differ on joint council make-up - Mail and Guardian
Sudan army rulers, protest leaders differ on joint council make-up  Mail and Guardian

Sudan army rulers, protest leaders differ on joint council make-up.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The internal — and external — factors that will shape Sudan's political transition - Mail and Guardian
The internal — and external — factors that will shape Sudan's political transition  Mail and Guardian

The internal — and external — factors that will shape Sudan's political transition.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays - Mail and Guardian
Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays  Mail and Guardian

Protest leaders however insist their key demand remains the same — a full transfer of power to civilians. (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters) · Comments.


Wed, 08 May 2019 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
Survivors of South Sudan's Terrain attack demand justice - Mail and Guardian
Survivors of South Sudan's Terrain attack demand justice  Mail and Guardian

Last September, a military judge sentenced 10 soldiers to jail for the horrific attacks, in a trial that was widely seen as a test of South Sudan's ability to hold its ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Parents of slain journalist demand justice from South Sudan - Mail and Guardian
Parents of slain journalist demand justice from South Sudan  Mail and Guardian

Curious: Journalist Chris Allen (left) spent weeks with the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition to understand what they were fighting for.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 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
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
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
South Sudan worries neighbour's troubles could threaten oil exports - Business Day
South Sudan worries neighbour's troubles could threaten oil exports  Business Day

South Sudan, recovering from a civil war in which 400,000 people died and a quarter of the population was displaced, is concerned that an uprising in ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New limbs, new life for South Sudan amputees - Mail and Guardian
New limbs, new life for South Sudan amputees  Mail and Guardian

In the factory: Plaster is slapped on models of legs whirring on machines as workers shape them and then slather them in dark brown plastic. (Reuters/Thomas ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: A chance for the AU to refine support for countries in crisis - Mail and Guardian
Sudan: A chance for the AU to refine support for countries in crisis  Mail and Guardian

The cha?irperson of the AU Commission as well as some western p?owers have condemned the attacks on civilian protesters. (Stringer/Reuters). Comments.


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What it feels like to go home to the new Sudan - Mail and Guardian
What it feels like to go home to the new Sudan  Mail and Guardian

I hope that one day soon Khartoum will be known as a place of poetry and beauty, not bloodshed and oppression, writes the author. (Umit Bektas/Reuters).


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In South Sudan, fake news has deadly consequences. - Slate
In South Sudan, fake news has deadly consequences.  Slate

Last month, fear spread that South Sudan's government would collapse. The president had just removed the country's powerful army chief of staff, Paul Malong, ...


Fri, 09 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Demonstrations in Khartoum for civilian government - Radio Dabanga
Demonstrations in Khartoum for civilian government  Radio Dabanga

In response to the call of the Alliance for Freedom and Change, the capital Khartoum witnessed demonstrations on Tuesday evening, demanding the handover ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Sudan court orders telecom company to end military-ordered internet blackout - Haaretz
  1. Sudan court orders telecom company to end military-ordered internet blackout  Haaretz
  2. Sudan crisis: Internet restored - but only for lawyer  BBC News
  3. Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer  Reuters
  4. Zain Sudan ordered to restore internet services  ITWeb Africa
  5. Sudan restores internet for only one person  Standard Digital
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why South Sudan mobile cash is a game changer - The East African
Why South Sudan mobile cash is a game changer  The East African

In a country without a well-developed financial infrastructure—where mobile phone airtime has often been used as some form of currency—the launch of mobile ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:01:17 GMT
Friday talks with Sudan army postponed – Sudan unrest - TRT World
Friday talks with Sudan army postponed – Sudan unrest  TRT World

Just days after signing a power-sharing deal, talks between the Sudanese army and protest leaders have been postponed.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 04:15:22 GMT
Mobile internet access slowly restored in Sudan - Al Jazeera English
Mobile internet access slowly restored in Sudan  Al Jazeera English

Access to the *service* was interrupted following a deadly crackdown on protesters outside the army headquarters in June.


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council - Reuters
Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council  Reuters

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudanese internet blackout continues following court ruling - E&T Magazine
Sudanese internet blackout continues following court ruling  E&T Magazine

According to Reuters, internet access has been restored in Sudan following a court ruling that it must be reversed, but only to one person.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan internet shutdown: Another court case filed - Radio Dabanga
Sudan internet shutdown: Another court case filed  Radio Dabanga

A large number of people have filed a lawsuit against Zain Telecom related to an ongoing internet blackout in Sudan, which has reportedly cost companies more ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: Life without the internet - Open Access Government
Sudan: Life without the internet  Open Access Government

Sudan has been experiencing an internet blackout with devastating effects on the lives of citizens, such as their ability to organise protests.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's military council restores internet - ITWeb Africa
Sudan's military council restores internet  ITWeb Africa

Sudan's ruling military transitional council has restored internet connectivity following a shutdown that has lasted over a month. People are now able to access ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown, call for immediate restoration - Sudan - ReliefWeb
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown, call for immediate restoration - Sudan  ReliefWeb

GENEVA (8 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have denounced measures taken by the authorities to shut down the Internet in Sudan, saying it stifles free ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches mobile money service - ITWeb Africa
South Sudan launches mobile money service  ITWeb Africa

South Sudan has launched its first mobile money *service* platform under the brand name M-Gurush. The *service* represents a partnership between mobile phone ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:27:43 GMT
Military council, opposition reach power-sharing deal - Sudan unrest - TRT World
Military council, opposition reach power-sharing deal - Sudan unrest  TRT World

The two sides, which have held talks in Khartoum for the past two days, are expected to hold a news conference.


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 02:54:34 GMT
Sudan has Returned Internet Access—But to Just One Individual - OkayAfrica
Sudan has Returned Internet Access—But to Just One Individual  OkayAfrica

With the exception of a lawyer who won his court case against the country's telecoms operator, the country is still without internet access.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
?Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence - Inter Press Service
?Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence  Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 9 2019 (IPS) - The United Nations has condemned an internet shutdown and the blocking of social media channels during Sudan's ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Chad's Idriss Deby unblocks social media after record shutdown - Quartz Africa
Chad's Idriss Deby unblocks social media after record shutdown  Quartz Africa

After a year, three months, and 17 days, the Republic of Chad finally lifted restrictions on accessing social media outlets. President Idriss Deby on Saturday (July ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:15:00 GMT
DARE: Mike Pompeo Didn't Raise Jamal Khashoggi Murder in Meeting with Saudi King - PEN America
DARE: Mike Pompeo Didn't Raise Jamal Khashoggi Murder in Meeting with Saudi King  PEN America

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fails to raise the issue of continued impunity in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a meeting with the Saudi...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan mobilises for freedom and change ahead of millions march - Radio Dabanga
Sudan mobilises for freedom and change ahead of millions march  Radio Dabanga

A legal request has been filed for non-violence to be practised in Sudan, to protect demonstrators who plan to protest on June 30 for a transition to civilian ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Unveils its First Mobile Money Service - Gadgets Africa
South Sudan Unveils its First Mobile Money Service  Gadgets Africa

South Sudan has launched the first mobile money *service* platform dubbed M-Gurush, becoming the 92nd country in the world to offer mobile money services.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:12:00 GMT
This week's news in brief - Radio Dabanga
This week's news in brief  Radio Dabanga

A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's news highlights from Sudan.


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Two Companies Approved To Run South Sudan’s First Mobile Money Platform, m-Gurush - KahawaTungu
Two Companies Approved To Run South Sudan’s First Mobile Money Platform, m-Gurush  KahawaTungu

South Sudan has launched its first mobile phone-based money transfer *service*, m-Gurush. m-Gurush is a short form for mobile-Gurush, where gurush is the ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:59:58 GMT
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown - Scoop.co.nz
Sudan: UN experts denounce Internet shutdown  Scoop.co.nz

GENEVA (8 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have denounced measures taken by the authorities to shut down the Internet in Sudan, saying it stifles free ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan: Youths Call TMC and FFC to Reach Agreement - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Youths Call TMC and FFC to Reach Agreement  AllAfrica.com

The Higher Council for Sudanese Youth Forces(HCSYF) Urged the parties represented in the Transitional Military Council and Forces of Freedom and ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:55:25 GMT
Sudan: Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Sudan: Media and Web Freedom Threatened in Sudan Turbulence  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The United Nations has condemned an internet shutdown and the blocking of social media channels during Sudan's political crisis, as fears persisted over a ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Google faces political headwinds as the critics mount up - Data Economy
Google faces political headwinds as the critics mount up  Data Economy

Billions of dollars are being spent on new data centres and new submarine fibre-optic networks to serve the data thirst of users, but there are plenty of prominent ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:16:58 GMT
Arab League Urges Joint Arab Action to Renew UNRWA's Mandate - Asharq Al-awsat English
Arab League Urges Joint Arab Action to Renew UNRWA's Mandate  Asharq Al-awsat English

The Arab League (AU) has called for unifying Arab efforts to confront the American plan to paralyze the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:45:02 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
Sudan crisis: Three top generals agree to quit as protests continue - BBC News
Sudan crisis: Three top generals agree to quit as protests continue  BBC News

Three of the most controversial figures of Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council have offered their resignations - one of the key demands of the protest ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Militiamen Prevent Vigil Calling for Return of Internet - AllAfrica.com
Sudan Militiamen Prevent Vigil Calling for Return of Internet  AllAfrica.com

On Thursday, a large force of Sudan's main militia, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), surrounded the National Telecommunications Tower in Khartoum, ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Head of Sudan's military council steps down, a day after Bashir toppled - Reuters
Head of Sudan's military council steps down, a day after Bashir toppled  Reuters

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's defense minister stepped down abruptly on Friday as head of the country's transitional ruling military council after only a day in ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Factbox: Leading Sudanese security figures - Reuters
Factbox: Leading Sudanese security figures  Reuters

Officers who ousted President Omar al-Bashir from three decades in power have announced that a military council will run Sudan for a transitional period lasting ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Government of Canada picks Fortinet to secure its perimeter services and data centres - Data Economy
Government of Canada picks Fortinet to secure its perimeter services and data centres  Data Economy

The company revealed that its capabilities include 100Gbps+ of scalable threat protection for all traffic, for Canada's Shared Services Canada and its clients.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:43:22 GMT
Hezbollah Demands Lebanese Stance on US Sanctioning of Party MPs - Asharq Al-awsat English
Hezbollah Demands Lebanese Stance on US Sanctioning of Party MPs  Asharq Al-awsat English

Hezbollah demanded on Tuesday the Lebanese parliament and government to issue an official stance over the United States' sanctioning of three of its top ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 05:01:10 GMT
Amazon Web Services still on pole for $10bn defence cloud deal after Oracle case crashes - Data Economy
Amazon Web Services still on pole for $10bn defence cloud deal after Oracle case crashes  Data Economy

The likes of IBM had sided with Oracle over the size of the contract to a single supplier, but the Department of Defense now just wants to get on with it.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:01:20 GMT
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters to rethink - Financial Times
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters to rethink  Financial Times

The Sudanese authorities have extended an internet blackout into a second week, forcing citizens in Khartoum to find new ways to communicate as a bloodied ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
Wave of shutdowns sweep through the continent and Tanzania dips further down rabbit hole of repression - IFEX
Wave of shutdowns sweep through the continent and Tanzania dips further down rabbit hole of repression  IFEX

The passing of “passionate, principled and persistent” South African journalist Raymond Louw will be acutely felt by family, friends and colleagues from across ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan’s democratic spring is turning into a long and ugly summer - Global Voices
Sudan’s democratic spring is turning into a long and ugly summer  Global Voices

When protesters forced Omar al-Bashir out of power in Sudan this April after 30 years of dictatorial role, it was an unalloyed good for the world. Bashir has been ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement - Reuters Africa
Sudan restricts social media access to counter protest movement  Reuters Africa

CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities are blocking access to popular social media platforms used to organise and broadcast nationwide ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
At least 35 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in - CNN
At least 35 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in  CNN

At least 35 protesters were killed and hundreds injured on Monday when the Sudanese military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telco Zain reports strong revenue, profit growth in Q1 - Arabian Business
Telco Zain reports strong revenue, profit growth in Q1  Arabian Business

Telecoms operator Zain Group says Q1 results would have been stronger but for currency fluctuations that hit Sudan unit.


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In pictures: Sudan in transition - CNN
In pictures: Sudan in transition  CNN

Sudan's military leadership and the country's pro-democracy movement have reached a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government - Reuters
Zain Group in Sudanese currency swap talks with Kuwait government  Reuters

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
Sudanese protest leaders suspend talks with military council - FRANCE 24 English
Sudanese protest leaders suspend talks with military council  FRANCE 24 English

Organizers of Sudan's protests said Sunday they have suspended talks with the ruling military council because it has failed to meet their demands for an ...


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
MTN South Sudan Gets Boost as Hopes Rise That War Is Ending - Bloomberg
MTN South Sudan Gets Boost as Hopes Rise That War Is Ending  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd.'s South Sudan unit said it's investing at least $30 million in revitalizing and expanding its operations as a new deal to end a five-year civil war ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Seven people killed, 181 wounded in fresh protests – Sudan unrest - TRT World
Seven people killed, 181 wounded in fresh protests – Sudan unrest  TRT World

The deaths and injuries reported by the state news agency occurred as tens of thousands of people protested against the ruling generals.


Sun, 30 Jun 2019 21:38:46 GMT
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters into rethink - The Irish Times
Sudan internet blackout forces battered protesters into rethink  The Irish Times

Data shutdown follows brutal attack on sit-in demonstration that left more than 100 dead.


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile & Broadband Markets, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Sudan Telecoms, Mobile & Broadband Markets, 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 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
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
Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover - Reuters
Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover  Reuters

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
Sudan military says 3 members of ruling council resign - Toronto Star
Sudan military says 3 members of ruling council resign  Toronto Star

KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan's ruling military council said three of its members resigned Wednesday amid heightened tensions with the organizers of protests ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches int'l gateway to boost telecom sector - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan launches int'l gateway to boost telecom sector - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Wednesday launched its maiden International Gateway which will ease call rates and boost internet services offered ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 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
Prospects brighten for MTN in South Sudan - TechCentral
Prospects brighten for MTN in South Sudan  TechCentral

MTN Group's South Sudan unit said it's investing at least US$30-million (R430-million) in revitalising and expanding its operations as a new deal to end a ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan protesters says military cannot usher in new era - The Irish Times
Sudan protesters says military cannot usher in new era  The Irish Times

Military council's pledge of new civilian government in two years rejected by protest group.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 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
How the Sudan military hijacked a revolution - The Citizen
How the Sudan military hijacked a revolution  The Citizen

The Sudanese Professional Association (SPA) that is leading Sudan's civil protests, now entering their seventh month, was officially established in August 2013 ...


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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 - Business Wire
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  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Sudan Telecoms Market Report 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This country report ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 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.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 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
'One million will march' in Khartoum to demand civilian rule over Sudan - Arabnews
'One million will march' in Khartoum to demand civilian rule over Sudan  Arabnews

KHARTOUM: Protest leaders in Sudan called on Wednesday for a million-strong march through the streets of Khartoum and threatened a general strike to ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 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
Revealed: Zain's Q1 2019 profits - Business, Zain, Business, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Tech, Financials, Commerce, Economy, Profit - Comms MEA
Revealed: Zain's Q1 2019 profits - Business, Zain, Business, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Tech, Financials, Commerce, Economy, Profit  Comms MEA

In the first quarter of 2019, Zain served 50 million customers, for growth of 6% increase year-on-year (Y-o-Y). Consolidated revenues were KD 404 million ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan opposition say deal close for new leadership council - The National
Sudan opposition say deal close for new leadership council  The National

Sudan's opposition alliance said a deal is set to form a new transition body to lead the country's path away from the three-decade rule of Omar Al Bashir, who ...


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches state-of-art data center - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan launches state-of-art data center - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, May 28 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Tuesday launched a state-of-the-art data center in the capital, Juba, as the young nation moves to improve data ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Omar al-Bashir moved to Sudan prison, say relatives - The Irish Times
Omar al-Bashir moved to Sudan prison, say relatives  The Irish Times

Transitional military rulers announce steps to crack down on corruption.


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan will not be silenced – Middle East Monitor - Middle East Monitor
Sudan will not be silenced – Middle East Monitor  Middle East Monitor

Thousands have taken to social media to stand with Sudanese protesters and to raise awareness of the brutal crackdown on demonstrators in the midst of a ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Three in Sudan military council resign, yet to be accepted: council statement - Reuters
Three in Sudan military council resign, yet to be accepted: council statement  Reuters

Three members of Sudan's Transitional Military Council have resigned although their resignation is yet to be accepted, a statement by the council said late on ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan professionals gear-up for general strike - Radio Dabanga
Sudan professionals gear-up for general strike  Radio Dabanga

Diverse professional sectors have responded to the call of the Sudanese Professionals Association to prepare for a general political strike and civil ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 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
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 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
Sudan protest hub: Bashir probed over money laundering, terrorism financing - africanews
Sudan protest hub: Bashir probed over money laundering, terrorism financing  africanews

Sudan's military ousted Bashir in April after months of protest. Now the protest leaders are in a back and forth with the military over handing over power to ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 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 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
Sudan’s leader Omar al-Bashir bans unauthorised gatherings during state of emergency - The Independent
Sudan’s leader Omar al-Bashir bans unauthorised gatherings during state of emergency  The Independent

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


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan-wide civil disobedience: Major shut-down of Govt offices, commerce, industry - Radio Dabanga
Sudan-wide civil disobedience: Major shut-down of Govt offices, commerce, industry  Radio Dabanga

The second day of the civil disobedience campaign witnessed a large-scale response by the Sudanese in the cities of Sudan and its various states in Darfur, ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Powerful general strike in Sudan: now kick out the junta! - In Defence of Marxism
Powerful general strike in Sudan: now kick out the junta!  In Defence of Marxism

The Sudanese Revolution entered a new stage after carrying out a powerful general strike, which paralysed the whole country on Tuesday and Wednesday of ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's transitional military council delays meeting with political parties and forces - Reuters
Sudan's transitional military council delays meeting with political parties and forces  Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan's transitional military council will delay meeting with political parties and forces until a later unspecified date, state news agency SUNA ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
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 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 eyes fiber optic cables to promote digital literacy - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan eyes fiber optic cables to promote digital literacy - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

JUBA, June 12 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Wednesday laid a fiber-optic cable in a bid to bring high-speed broadband internet to its war-affected citizens to help ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Image of emaciated Kenyan claimed to be man jailed by ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir - AFP Factcheck
Image of emaciated Kenyan claimed to be man jailed by ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir  AFP Factcheck

Reports on social media in various African countries in English, French and Arabic show an emaciated man who was allegedly found in an underground prison ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's army warns protesters on chaos - africanews
Sudan's army warns protesters on chaos  africanews

Sudan's military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further unrest beyond ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Zain revenue up 56% to reach $1.33bn; profit rises 15% in Q1 2019 to reach $155m - Kuwait Times
Zain revenue up 56% to reach $1.33bn; profit rises 15% in Q1 2019 to reach $155m  Kuwait Times

EBITDA grows 111% in Q1 • 50 million customers served. KUWAIT: Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan launches first international voice gateway - ITWeb Africa
South Sudan launches first international voice gateway  ITWeb Africa

South Sudan's first international gateway has been launched via a partnership between the government and private firm MGI. The gateway will facilitate the ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 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
Democratic civilian transition in Africa: The case of Algeria, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo - Observer Research Foundation
Democratic civilian transition in Africa: The case of Algeria, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo  Observer Research Foundation

Recent events in Algeria and Sudan has brought the difficult and complicated task of democratic civilian transition in African countries back into focus.


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudanese union calls general strike for 'full victory' against military - Socialist Worker
Sudanese union calls general strike for 'full victory' against military  Socialist Worker

Groups of workers across Sudan began a two-day general strike on Tuesday as part of the fight to remove the military regime.


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan protesters strike to pressure military rulers - Anadolu Agency
Sudan protesters strike to pressure military rulers  Anadolu Agency

Opposition says the strike aims to pressure ruling military council to hand over power to civilian government - Anadolu Agency.


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan bankers lead strike as pressure mounts on army - Gulf Today
Sudan bankers lead strike as pressure mounts on army  Gulf Today

Hundreds of workers at Sudan's banks and government offices, including the key oil ministry, went on strike for a second day on Wednesday to demand the ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 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 07:00:00 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 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's military rulers accept resignations of three of their members - Reuters Africa
Sudan's military rulers accept resignations of three of their members  Reuters Africa

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it had accepted the resignations of three of its members. The members ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
World Service - Newshour, Sudan coup: military reaches out to protesters - BBC News
World Service - Newshour, Sudan coup: military reaches out to protesters  BBC News

Military leaders have sought to reassure people that their main concern is public order.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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