Johannesburg – Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have been recognised as a key sector of local economies, particularly in emerging markets, where formal SMEs contribute up to *45% of total employment and up to *33% of GDP. In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as enable the growth of this sector, MTN Business is driving the development of ICT solutions, specifically for SMEs. To this end, MTN Business has unveiled a new cloud delivery platform in Rwanda and Cameroon, which will enable this segment of customers to access cloud services with greater ease.
Kigali, 21 April 2015 – Following a rigorous selection process, involving more than 700 applicants from 26 countries across Africa, the top three finalists in the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia, have been revealed.
MTN Rwanda and RwandaOnline Platform Limited (ROPL) have partnered to make payment for government services easy through the Irembo e-Government platform -- a single “one-stop-shop” for government service applications and payment.
MTN Rwanda has commended the efforts of all female employees and women in Rwanda who continue to work hard to bring economic, political and social achievements to the forefront and help drive the country's development. In recognition of Rwandan Women, MTN on Tuesday 8th March 2016, held a special Women’s Day discussion under the theme “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality.”
Kigali – MTN has introduced another new and convenient payment solution called MTN Rahura that will enable MTN customers to borrow electricity (Cash Power) tokens and pay later using MTN Mobile Money.
In an effort to take the Internet to the people and to provide its subscriber base with an enriched mobile experience, MTN Rwanda has launched a sponsored data service in partnership with mobile solutions provider U2opia Mobile. Powered by Fonepass, U2opia Mobile’s sponsored data platform is meant for subscribers with limited or no access to the internet, enabling them to explore the world of data and unlock its value at no cost for them.
In an effort to serve and bring greater convenience to its customers, MTN Rwanda has announced a partnership agreement with Rwandan bus service companies that will allow commuters going upcountry to pay their bus fares conveniently, easily and safely using MTN Mobile Money.