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MTN recognised at Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards.

MTN and Fenix International have been recognised at the Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards for a solar charging solution that’s improving the lives of communities without access to electricity and financial services in Uganda and Rwanda.

MTN Uganda named Overall winner of the 2014 Y’ello Care Initiative, bags US $100,000.

MTN Uganda has emerged as overall winner for 2014, in the annual MTN Group staff voluntarism initiative known as Y’ello Care,  a popular employee volunteer initiative in MTN markets which comes with a Prize money to the tune of US$ 100,000.( Ushs 267,000,000). 

MTN Signs on as Platinum Sponsor at GSMA Mobile 360-Africa.

Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced it is the Platinum Event Sponsor for the GSMA Mobile 36 -Africa event to be held in Cape Town from 5-7 November 2014.

MTN shortlisted for two AfricaCom Awards.


Johannesburg – A service which is enriching the way small and large enterprises across Africa operate, and a powerful campaign about the impact of mobile technology, have garnered the attention of the 2014 AfricaCom Awards judging panel.

MTN notes ruling by International Arbitration Panel.


MTN Group has noted that a tribunal of independent arbitrators has ruled against Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, in the investor-state arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty case held in terms of the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

MTN Uganda and partners commission a clean and safe water project in Karamoja to ease the water scarcity.

President Yoweri Museveni has hailed MTN Uganda and its partners that sponsored the 2013 MTN Marathon for the massive fundraising to provide safe and clean water to the people of Karamoja.

MTN appoints new group executive for enterprise business unit.

MTN Group has appointed Mteto Nyati as Group Chief Enterprise Officer, effective 1 October. Nyati joins MTN from Microsoft, where he was General Manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA) Emerging Regions.