Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Nigeria, MTN getting closer to settlement

Nigeria, MTN getting closer to settlement

Nigeria's central bank and MTN could soon strike a deal in their dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion.

Oracle Academy steps up ICT training in Nigeria

Oracle Academy steps up ICT training in Nigeria

Aims to reach over 1.5 million students across 10,000 academic institutions.

What now for MTN Nigeria?

What now for MTN Nigeria?

Operator seeks legal intervention as CBN proceeds to debit the accounts of banks implicated in MTN's alleged illegal repatriation of foreign exchange.

MTN's $8bn headache could be reduced

MTN's $8bn headache could be reduced

Nigeria's central bank governor says the $8.1 billion it is demanding from MTN could be reduced.

MTN Nigeria heads to High Court

MTN Nigeria heads to High Court

MTN Group issues statement explaining its decision and its Nigeria operations continue to deny allegations by CBN and AGF.

VoIP switch investment pays off in Nigeria

VoIP switch investment pays off in Nigeria

World Telecom Labs expounds on results of deployment by five of the West African country's interconnect exchange carriers.

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

The bank debited billions of naira in fines from Standard Chartered and Citigroup for allegedly helping MTN move funds abroad.

MTN 'explores other options' on Nigerian IPO

MTN 'explores other options' on Nigerian IPO

MTN says it is committed to Nigeria and will stay in the country.

Clickatell, UBA launch chat banking solution in Nigeria

Clickatell, UBA launch chat banking solution in Nigeria

Leo is rolled out for consumers to conduct banking on WhatsApp and USSD.

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

It will do so, if requested according to SA's Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

MTN's Nigeria crisis deepens

MTN's Nigeria crisis deepens

Whistleblower heightens tensions between operator and local authorities in the company's biggest African market.