MTN Ghana, a unit of MTN Group Ltd., and Expresso Telecom, Ghana’s fifth-largest mobile-phone operator, were fined for service contract breaches, Business Day reported, citing Paarock VanPercy, director-general of the Ghana National Communications Authority.
MTN Group Ltd. ’s Areeba unit has sent the Guinean government a letter agreeing to pay a 15-million euro ($22 million) penalty within 10 days, said Oye Guilavogui, the country’s telecommunications minister.
Vodacom Group Ltd. plans to pull out of the Democratic Republic of Congo by selling its 51 percent stake in a local mobile-phone business to MTN Group Ltd. or Unitel SA, according to the minority partner in the venture.
FIFA, soccer’s governing body, and South African organizers of the World Cup are investigating transportation plans in Port Elizabeth after thousands of seats were empty at a June 12 soccer game between South Korea and Greece.
FIFA , soccer’s governing body, and South African organizers of the World Cup are investigating transportation plans in Port Elizabeth after thousands of seats were empty at a June 12 soccer game between South Korea and Greece.
The Iranian officers who knocked out Saeid Pourheydar’s four front teeth also enlightened the opposition journalist. Held in Evin Prison for weeks following his arrest early last year for protesting, he says, he learned that he was not only fighting the regime, but also companies that armed Tehran with technology to monitor dissidents like him.
South Africa’s World Cup organizers replaced security guards with police officers at stadiums in Cape Town and Durban after the officials went on strike over pay, Rich Mkhondo, chief communications officer of the Local Organizing Committee, said.
MTN Group Ltd., Africa’s largest mobile-phone company, said Nigeria’s communications regulator asked it to improve services or stop selling connections to new subscribers in that country by the end of November.