Johannesburg – From robotics and coding camps for school learners in Swaziland, to the establishment of a computer lab at an orphanage in Afghanistan, and the laying of fibre to enable school connectivity in Kenya, MTN employees have embarked on impactful and diverse community projects during the month of June. This, as part of the 10th edition of the company’s annual employee volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which supports education initiatives across MTN’s footprint.
The MTN Group Board advises that following the successful resolution of the Nigerian dispute, it has completed the review of its governance and management structures in accordance with its undertaking to do so. The appointment of new executives and the expansion of the roles of others, together with the appointment of additional non-executive directors, details of which are set out hereunder, will achieve the objective of strengthening management, enhancing governance and aiding strategy in the Group.
Johannesburg – MTN employees in Afghanistan will spend the next 21 days establishing a computer lab and painting various schools in Kabul, while their colleagues in Syria will renovate a library and playground of a public school in Damascus. In Sudan, MTNers will establish the country’s first national audio library to provide free, high quality audiobooks for visually impaired students.
The MTN Rwanda today announced the launch of its new youth proposition campaign which is targeted at the youthful subscribers on its network. Titled “YOLO, Go Be Great,” the campaign targets the 16-24 age group, offering them access to a unique platform that includes an exciting voice and data offering called the Yolo Pack. The campaign and the offer tied to it aims to create an enhanced user-experience for this segment.
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.