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Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective - Global Voices
Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective  Global Voices

On 3 September, a Sudanese court ordered telecommunications companies Sudani and MTN to apologize to their customers for disrupting access to their ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:54:00 GMT
MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups - Mail and Guardian
MTN contributed to human rights violations in Sudan, say 23 civil society groups  Mail and Guardian

Dear MTN Sudan CEO Melik Melamu & MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter: We write to urgently request that you publicly denounce the internet shutdowns in Sudan, ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Netizen Report: Pro-government doxxing campaigns rock Hong Kong, Serbia - Advox
Netizen Report: Pro-government doxxing campaigns rock Hong Kong, Serbia  Advox

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


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 22:19:00 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
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
S. Sudan bishops praise Sudan's power-sharing agreement - Sudan Tribune
S. Sudan bishops praise Sudan's power-sharing agreement  Sudan Tribune

September 1, 2019 (JUBA) - Catholic bishops in South Sudan have praised the power-sharing deal reached in neighbouring Sudan, nearly four months after the ...


Mon, 02 Sep 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
Sudanese prime minister to announce 'diverse, gender balanced' cabinet within 48 hours - The New Arab
Sudanese prime minister to announce 'diverse, gender balanced' cabinet within 48 hours  The New Arab

Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes to form a government that is 'representative of states across Sudan'.


Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 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
South Sudanese opposition movements unite to end civil war - Sudan Tribune
South Sudanese opposition movements unite to end civil war  Sudan Tribune

August 31, 2019 (HAGUE) – A group of South Sudanese opposition movements have resolved to unite with the objective of ending the civil war by achieving a ...


Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns - DW (English)
The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns  DW (English)

Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, which can be ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan to assess damages caused by oil pollution - Sudan Tribune
South Sudan to assess damages caused by oil pollution  Sudan Tribune

August 29, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudan will send a team of environmental experts to assess the magnitude of damages caused by pollution in oil-producing ...


Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas - The Wall Street Journal
Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas  The Wall Street Journal

Working in some of the world's most dangerous countries has made South African telecom MTN bigger by some measures than U.S. counterparts, but it also has ...


Sat, 10 Aug 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
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
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
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: 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 Africa Erupts in Another Bout of Xenophobic Riots - World Politics Review
South Africa Erupts in Another Bout of Xenophobic Riots  World Politics Review

A week of riots in South Africa targeting foreign-owned businesses killed at least five people and destroyed dozens of shops across Johannesburg and Pretoria.


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 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 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
Somewhat peaceful South Sudan expecting FDI of $1bn this year - Business Day
Somewhat peaceful South Sudan expecting FDI of $1bn this year  Business Day

SA plans to invest $1bn partly for oil exploration, and MTN will spend $30m on its telecoms network in South Sudan, one official says.


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Sees Foreign Direct Investment Rising to $1 Billion - Bloomberg
South Sudan Sees Foreign Direct Investment Rising to $1 Billion  Bloomberg

Ten months of relative peace in South Sudan has triggered a rush of investment, raising inflows four-fold this fiscal year to an expected $1 billion.


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 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
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 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
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
South Sudan says peace deal boost investor confidence amid improved security - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
South Sudan says peace deal boost investor confidence amid improved security - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Liu Xiaodong (L), charge d'affairs at the Chinese Embassy in South Sudan and Deng Deng Hoc (2nd L), South Sudan's General Education Minister serve rice to ...


Sat, 27 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
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 07:00:00 GMT
They can’t fight forever: MTN goes where others fear to tread – The Wall Street Journal - BizNews
They can’t fight forever: MTN goes where others fear to tread – The Wall Street Journal  BizNews

South Africa's MTN has found success, and trouble, working in some of the world's most unstable regions. 'They cannot fight forever.'


Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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 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
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
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
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

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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Fast Facts - KXLF Butte News
South Sudan Fast Facts  KXLF Butte News

Here's a look at South Sudan, a landlocked country in east-central Africa, bordering Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the ...


Tue, 30 Jul 2019 04:58:42 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
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
Mbombo shoots to the summit of the top goalscorers chart - zambianfootball.co.zm
Mbombo shoots to the summit of the top goalscorers chart  zambianfootball.co.zm

The 2019/2020 MTN/FAZ Super League kicked off over the weekend with 14 goals scored in the nine matches that were played across the country. 2018 top ...


Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims - News24
Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims  News24

Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside ...


Sat, 13 Jul 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
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
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
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
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
Zain South Sudan backs mobile money effort - Mobile World Live
Zain South Sudan backs mobile money effort  Mobile World Live

Electronic financial services company NilePay reportedly partnered with Zain South Sudan to launch the country's first licensed mobile money *service*. NilePay ...


Wed, 07 Aug 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
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
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
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
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
Vigils across Sudan demand to know fate of 'Khartoum massacre' missing - Radio Dabanga
Vigils across Sudan demand to know fate of 'Khartoum massacre' missing  Radio Dabanga

The capital Khartoum and a number of cities in Sudan again witnessed student and professional protest vigils to demand the disclosure of the fate of those ...


Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan militiamen prevent vigil calling for return of internet - Radio Dabanga
Sudan militiamen prevent vigil calling for return of internet  Radio Dabanga

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
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: Why South Sudan Mobile Cash Is a Game Changer - AllAfrica.com
South Sudan: Why South Sudan Mobile Cash Is a Game Changer  AllAfrica.com

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 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
'June 3 Massacre' commemorated at protest vigils all over Sudan - Radio Dabanga
'June 3 Massacre' commemorated at protest vigils all over Sudan  Radio Dabanga

Protest vigils were held in several cities of Sudan yesterday in solidarity with the victims of rape and those killed during the massacre at the army command in ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 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
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 raises $140 mln from divestment plan - Africanews English
MTN raises $140 mln from divestment plan  Africanews English

MTN Group Ltd has raised 2.1 billion rand ($140.24 million) from asset sales as part of a divestment plan announced in March.


Thu, 08 Aug 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
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
What other African protesters can learn from Sudan - Mail and Guardian
What other African protesters can learn from Sudan  Mail and Guardian

Exactly four months after former President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan was pushed out of power, and a few weeks after the military rulers and civilians signed a ...


Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
Sudan's heartbroken diaspora | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Sudan's heartbroken diaspora | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Sudan ad one of the first and most active women's movements in the Middle East and North Africa region during the 1960s and 1970s. (Reuters) · Comments.


Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Exclusive: Ex-South Sudan rebel leader believes unity government won't be ready by May 12 - Reuters Africa
Exclusive: Ex-South Sudan rebel leader believes unity government won't be ready by May 12  Reuters Africa

The two sides of war-ravaged South Sudan will not be able to meet a May 12 deadline to form a unity government because key requirements of a peace deal ...


Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
Mass protests for civilian rule rock Sudan | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Mass protests for civilian rule rock Sudan | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied across Sudan on Sunday against the ruling generals as demonstrators marched on the presidential palace in Khartoum, ...


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Hasty elections a danger for Sudan | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Hasty elections a danger for Sudan | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

After a bitter struggle by the people of Sudan to unshackle themselves from three decades of the brutal Omar al-Bashir regime, the revolution in Sudan has ...


Fri, 07 Jun 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
Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests - Mail and Guardian
Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests  Mail and Guardian

While the death toll is higher than the Health Ministry's previous estimate of 61, protesters say at least 127 people were killed and 400 were wounded. (Ashraf ...


Mon, 29 Jul 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
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
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
U.N. peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Sudan/South Sudan border area - Reuters Africa
U.N. peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Sudan/South Sudan border area  Reuters Africa

JUBA (Reuters) - Unknown gunmen killed a U.N. peacekeeper and six civilians in the disputed region of Abyei on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's ghost battalion | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Sudan's ghost battalion | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

The force that drove recent protests in Sudan, known as Tajamoo al-mihanyin al-sudaniyin or the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), remains an ...


Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa's dealings with South Sudan - Mail and Guardian
Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa's dealings with South Sudan  Mail and Guardian

The deal looked dodgy from the start. Just days before South Africa's general election in May, outgoing energy minister Jeff Radebe popped up in Juba, where ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 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
Unveiling of Sudan's sovereign council delayed | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Unveiling of Sudan's sovereign council delayed | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Sudan was expected to form its sovereign council on Sunday, the first step after the landmark adoption of a transitional constitution, but the day closed with no ...


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's generals should be targeted with global sanctions - Mail and Guardian
Sudan's generals should be targeted with global sanctions  Mail and Guardian

For years, Omar al-Bashir's government in Sudan had the sole purpose of keeping the ruling party in power. Its activities ranged from slowly dismantling the ...


Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UN urges probe into shooting of Sudan schoolchildren - Mail and Guardian
UN urges probe into shooting of Sudan schoolchildren  Mail and Guardian

The United Nations called for a probe into the killing of five schoolchildren at a Sudan rally as protesters piled on pressure on army rulers to transfer power ...


Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Activist Rozan Ahmed gives update on Sudan's civil disobedience campaign - CNBCAfrica.com
Activist Rozan Ahmed gives update on Sudan's civil disobedience campaign  CNBCAfrica.com

Sudan is into the 3rd day of a civil disobedience campaign that protesters launched to demand a civilian role. Four people were reported dead on the first day of ...


Tue, 11 Jun 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
Sudan's disparate opposition comes together post Bashir | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Sudan's disparate opposition comes together post Bashir | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

After decades of intense divisions, Sudan's political opposition united recently to form a powerful three-pronged bloc that became part of the protest wave which ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Women take leading role in Sudan protests | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Women take leading role in Sudan protests | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Sudanese women are taking a leading role in protests against President Omar al-Bashir, which have gained added inspiration from the demonstrations in ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan's Janjaweed militia - Mail and Guardian
Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan's Janjaweed militia  Mail and Guardian

The Janjaweed has a strong link to the current crisis. This is because for the past six years the government of former president Omar al-Bashir officially ...


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan's independent media under pressure | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
South Sudan's independent media under pressure | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Interference by the country's security agencies in independent media is slowly undermining the sector despite the law. Comments. Eight years after ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 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
Survivors of South Sudan's Terrain attack demand justice - Mail and Guardian
Survivors of South Sudan's Terrain attack demand justice  Mail and Guardian

Juba — In July 2016, during clashes in the capital Juba, South Sudanese soldiers broke into the Terrain Hotel, a compound popular with international workers.


Wed, 08 May 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 stamina exhibited by mainly young protesters in Sudan is a clear reflection of the depth of their grievance and frustration. Their persistence was critical in ...


Thu, 25 Apr 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
Op-Ed: Sudan's military takes control of the country - CNBCAfrica.com
Op-Ed: Sudan's military takes control of the country  CNBCAfrica.com

By Pieter Scribante, Economist and Political Analyst at NKC African Economics. Government sources are reporting that President Omar Al Bashir has stepped ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 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
Two students shot dead in Sudan's North Kordofan -opposition medics - Reuters Africa
Two students shot dead in Sudan's North Kordofan -opposition medics  Reuters Africa

At least two students were shot dead at a protest in the Sudanese city of El-Obeid, capital of North Kordofan state, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said ...


Mon, 29 Jul 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

Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective - Global Voices
Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective  Global Voices

On 3 September, a Sudanese court ordered telecommunications companies Sudani and MTN to apologize to their customers for disrupting access to their ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:54:00 GMT
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: NilePay, Zain to Launch Mobile Money Service in South Sudan - MicroCapital
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: NilePay, Zain to Launch Mobile Money Service in South Sudan  MicroCapital

NilePay PLC, an electronic financial services company in South Sudan, and the local member of the Zain Group, a Kuwait-based mobile telecommunications ...


Mon, 26 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Entering the era of intelligent payments - Euromoney magazine
Entering the era of intelligent payments  Euromoney magazine

Automation and artificial intelligence are transforming the payments industry into one of the most dynamic sectors of transaction banking. But there are still many ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:39:10 GMT
FORCED OUT: Measuring the scale of the conflict in South Sudan - Aljazeera.com
FORCED OUT: Measuring the scale of the conflict in South Sudan  Aljazeera.com

We dialled more than 35000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across the entire country.


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:33:03 GMT
Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer - Reuters
Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer  Reuters

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan activist: 'Outlaw toxic mining or South Kordofan local offices will be raided' - Radio Dabanga
Sudan activist: 'Outlaw toxic mining or South Kordofan local offices will be raided'  Radio Dabanga

Residents of Talodi in South Kordofan barricaded the locality offices and offices of the civil administration on Friday after a mass demonstration across the town ...


Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
An afternoon of dancing and dialogue on peace in Juba (by Jessica Piccinini) - Africanews English
An afternoon of dancing and dialogue on peace in Juba (by Jessica Piccinini)  Africanews English

Building Durable Peace Together” was the slogan of a lively and informative neighbourhood-wide advocacy initiative held this past Saturday at the Zain football ...


Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Zain Group teams up with GSMA to disclose Climate Impacts - ZAWYA
Zain Group teams up with GSMA to disclose Climate Impacts  ZAWYA

London & Kuwait City: Zain announces it has teamed up with the GSMA and many of the world's largest mobile operator groups to start disclosing their climate ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:57:57 GMT
Sudan: Bashir National Trial Continues, but ICC Trial Remains Blocked - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Sudan: Bashir National Trial Continues, but ICC Trial Remains Blocked  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

As the trial of deposed former president Omar Al-Bashir is set to continue this week, several sources claim former members of the ruling party, the National ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:51:50 GMT
Zain announces expanded cloud offerings with Oracle FastConnect - ZAWYA
Zain announces expanded cloud offerings with Oracle FastConnect  ZAWYA

Zain Cloud Connect is an innovative platform that connects customers and different cloud *service* providers (CSP) in a simple and cost-effective way - ZAWYA ...


Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'It was just 10 minutes and he was gone' - mother pays tribute to basketball-mad son who died aged eight - South Wales Argus
'It was just 10 minutes and he was gone' - mother pays tribute to basketball-mad son who died aged eight  South Wales Argus

ZAIN Ahmed's dream was to play basketball professionally - but it was a dream cut tragically short earlier this summer when he died shortly after…


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:02:00 GMT
Sudan: Study At Universities to Be Resumed At Beginning of October - AllAfrica.com
Sudan: Study At Universities to Be Resumed At Beginning of October  AllAfrica.com

Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Omer Bashir Manis headed Wednesday at the Council of Ministers' General Secretariat a meeting on arrangements for opening ...


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 09:09:59 GMT
Zain South Sudan backs mobile money effort - Mobile World Live
Zain South Sudan backs mobile money effort  Mobile World Live

Electronic financial services company NilePay reportedly partnered with Zain South Sudan to launch the country's first licensed mobile money *service*. NilePay ...


Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
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 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 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
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
5 Arab Films To Look Out For At Venice Film Festival 2019 - HarpersBazaarArabia
5 Arab Films To Look Out For At Venice Film Festival 2019  HarpersBazaarArabia

One of the cinema world's most prestigious and highly regarded festivals kicks off in Italy today. Running from 28 August to 7 September, the event has long ...


Wed, 28 Aug 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 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: Prime Minister Announces His Cabinet - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Sudan: Prime Minister Announces His Cabinet  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Prime Minister, Dr Abdalla Hamdok, on Thursday announced his new 22-strong cabinet that includes 4 women, and an unprecedented nomination of a lady as ...


Thu, 05 Sep 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
Sudan military, protesters sign power-sharing deal - africanews
Sudan military, protesters sign power-sharing deal  africanews

Sudan's military and the alliance of protesters and opposition groups signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading ...


Wed, 17 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
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: 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
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
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
South Sudan Sees Foreign Direct Investment Rising to $1 Billion - Bloomberg
South Sudan Sees Foreign Direct Investment Rising to $1 Billion  Bloomberg

Ten months of relative peace in South Sudan has triggered a rush of investment, raising inflows four-fold this fiscal year to an expected $1 billion.


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
“We Want to Take Sudan From This Dark Corner to a Bright Future.” - Jacobin magazine
“We Want to Take Sudan From This Dark Corner to a Bright Future.”  Jacobin magazine

In only a few months, the Sudanese revolution ended Omar al-Bashir's authoritarian rule and won an unprecedented transition to a civilian government.


Tue, 13 Aug 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
Zain South Sudan launches mobile money platform - Telecompaper
Zain South Sudan launches mobile money platform  Telecompaper

Zain South Sudan has partnered with local fintech Trinity Technologies to launch a mobile money platform aimed at broadening monetary inclusion for people ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's Sovereign Council Sworn in - AllAfrica.com
Sudan's Sovereign Council Sworn in  AllAfrica.com

The President and members of Sudan's Sovereign Council, the 11 man collective presidency, for the Interim Government was sworn in on Wednesday before ...


Fri, 02 Aug 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 07:00:00 GMT
In pictures: Sudan in transition - CNN
In pictures: Sudan in transition  CNN

Members of Sudan's military leadership and the country's pro-democracy movement have signed a power-sharing agreement in the country's capital Khartoum, ...


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Gets Mobile Money Service - VOA News
South Sudan Gets Mobile Money Service  VOA News

South Sudanese technology firms have launched the country's first mobile money transfer platform, M-Gurush. It allows customers to pay for goods and services ...


Wed, 24 Jul 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

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


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


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition - CNN
Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition  CNN

Sudanese citizens have marched in masses to celebrate Thursday's power-sharing agreement between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bashir defence asks court for release on bail — Sudan unrest - TRT World
Bashir defence asks court for release on bail — Sudan unrest  TRT World

In the first hearing, an investigator said Sudan's deposed president Omar al Bashir had admitted to receiving at least $90 million in cash from Saudi royals in ...


Sat, 24 Aug 2019 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
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 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 07:00:00 GMT
Somewhat peaceful South Sudan expecting FDI of $1bn this year - Business Day
Somewhat peaceful South Sudan expecting FDI of $1bn this year  Business Day

SA plans to invest $1bn partly for oil exploration, and MTN will spend $30m on its telecoms network in South Sudan, one official says.


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 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
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
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
Streaming Service Iflix Exiting The Middle East Amid Growing Distributor Frustration - Deadline
Streaming Service Iflix Exiting The Middle East Amid Growing Distributor Frustration  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Video streaming *service* iflix, a rival to Netflix in emerging markets, is closing down its Middle East and regional operations amid growing frustration ...


Wed, 24 Jul 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
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
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
Mobile Money Transfer Service launched in South Sudan - Capital FM Kenya
Mobile Money Transfer Service launched in South Sudan  Capital FM Kenya

JUBA, South Sudan, Jul 23- South Sudan has joined other African states such as Kenya and Tanzania to introduce mobile phone-based money transfer, Kenya ...


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Sudan Gets Mobile Money Service - South Sudan - ReliefWeb
South Sudan Gets Mobile Money Service - South Sudan  ReliefWeb

By Sheila Ponnie July 24, 2019 07:14 PM. JUBA - South Sudanese technology firms have launched the country's first mobile money transfer platform, M-Gurush.


Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Revealed: Zain's Q1 2019 profits - Comms MEA
Revealed: Zain's Q1 2019 profits  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
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 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
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
South Sudan efforts to widen financial inclusion: What does this mean for the future of mobile money? - CNBCAfrica.com
South Sudan efforts to widen financial inclusion: What does this mean for the future of mobile money?  CNBCAfrica.com

NilePay PLC has partnered with Zain South Sudan to launch a licensed mobile money *service* dubbed NilePay Mobile Money. The partnership is geared ...


Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
Zain KSA amends tower sale terms - Mobile World Live
Zain KSA amends tower sale terms  Mobile World Live

Zain Group's Saudi Arabia unit slightly revised the price of a tower sale and leaseback deal with investment company IHS Holding, upping the fee from SAR2.43 ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kuwait - Zain Group reports robust results for H1, 2019 - MENAFN.COM
Kuwait - Zain Group reports robust results for H1, 2019  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Arab Times) Revenue up 61% to $2.7 billion, net income rises 13% to $321 million.


Wed, 31 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
The Sudanese Revolution Enters a New Phase - Jacobin magazine
The Sudanese Revolution Enters a New Phase  Jacobin magazine

The Sudanese Revolution has won major victories. But it still needs to wrestle control from the military to popular forces. A young girl waves a flag as a large ...


Sun, 18 Aug 2019 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
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
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
Bank of South Sudan licenses m-GURUSH, its first-ever mobile money service - TandaaBiashara
Bank of South Sudan licenses m-GURUSH, its first-ever mobile money service  TandaaBiashara

South Sudan now has its first ever mobile money *service*. Named m-GURUSH, where m is for mobile and GURUSH is money in Arabic, is a joint partnership ...


Mon, 22 Jul 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
How the Sudan military hijacked a revolution - The East African
How the Sudan military hijacked a revolution  The East African

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
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
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
ASU hosts 38th conference of the Sudan Studies Association of North America - Arizona State University
ASU hosts 38th conference of the Sudan Studies Association of North America  Arizona State University

Arizona State University recently hosted the 38th annual conference for the Sudan Studies Association of North America. Conference attendees participated in ...


Tue, 18 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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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: Why South Sudan Mobile Cash Is a Game Changer - AllAfrica.com
South Sudan: Why South Sudan Mobile Cash Is a Game Changer  AllAfrica.com

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 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
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-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
Sudan militiamen prevent vigil calling for return of internet - Radio Dabanga
Sudan militiamen prevent vigil calling for return of internet  Radio Dabanga

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
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 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
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
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
Zain sells Saudi towers to IHS - Mobile World Live
Zain sells Saudi towers to IHS  Mobile World Live

Zain Group's Saudi Arabia unit agreed to sell and then lease back its 8,100 mobile towers to investment company IHS Holding in a deal worth SAR2.43 billion ...


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
'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
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

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