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MTN Rwanda Golf Open 2018 To Attract Record Number of Golfers

Telecommunication giants MTN Rwanda are this year’s proud main sponsors of the 2018 Golf Open to be hosted by the Kigali Golf Club. The four-day golfing event will take place on the 21st – 24th of November and is expected to attract golfers from Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, DR Congo, Nigeria, South Africa and Belgium.

MTN Introduces MyMTN App

MTN Rwanda is pleased to be the first Rwandan telco to launch a mobile application with the announcement of the new MyMTN App. This application is an all-in-one, self-care tool enabling MTN customers to self-serve and engage with customer service online and everywhere they go.

MTN Rwanda launches 2018 Mobile Money Month at Nyamata Market

MTN Rwanda yesterday launched the 3rd Edition of its annual Mobile Money Month to support and further Rwanda’s national agenda on promoting a cashless economy.

MTN Launches ‘Izihirwe na MTN’ Celebration to Reward Customer Loyalty

As part of its 20-year celebration, Rwanda’s biggest communications solutions provider, MTN Rwanda, has launched a new campaign titled “Izihirwe” to celebrate and reward its customers. The new campaign articulates MTN Rwanda’s mission of making the lives of its customers’ a whole lot brighter.

MTN Rwanda Opens Mobile Money Remittance Corridor from Rwanda to Tanzania

Kigali, July 5, 2018 – MTN Rwanda, the country’s largest mobile money operator, has announced today that it has now opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania.

MTN ends group-wide employee volunteerism programme on a high note

MTN’s annual employee volunteerism programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which ended on 21 June saw thousands of employees from 20 countries across the MTN footprint taking part in various activities to impact the lives of the communities around them.

MTN Celebrates 20 Years of Operations in Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has launched its 20th anniversary celebration under the theme: “Turi Abanyu” which loosely translates to “We are with you.” Speaking at a media launch of the anniversary, Mr Bart Hofker, CEO of MTN Rwanda, noted that MTN entered the picture in 1998 as the first MTN Operating Company out of South Africa. “MTN is a truly African company and brand, born in 1994 in post-Apartheid South Africa. In two decades, we have grown and innovated our business partnerships, served millions of customers and I can safely say that today MTN Rwanda is a solid fixture in Rwandan society”.