MTN to cut jobs in Africa's youngest nation amid economic crisis spurred by war--showing just how bad things there are.
Zuma woos Buhari as Africa's biggest rivals try to make up but it could be too late—the ground is shifting under them
Even as the two jostle for regional supremacy as the natural leader of the continent, there are dark horses fast coming up on them.
Nigeria 'broke', and Buhari using mega fines on MTN, banks to raise money? Analysts think so – and that worries them
President yet to disclose the portfolios of his 36 cabinet approved by Senate. Africa’s largest economy hasn’t had a cabinet for five months now.
Watch and learn: Inside the stories and trends of Top African Brands that tell us how they made it big
The blend of African fruits and herbs captured the imagination of Nigerian Orijin consumers, who dubbed themselves “Orijinals”.
Shares of Africa’s biggest telecoms firm MTN stopped from trading as fallout from record Nigeria fine continues
South African multinational has failed to convince Nigerian regulators to lower the $5.2 billion fine, according to reports.
Africa dreaming: Majority of most admired companies are aspirational brands, the kind that can help you land a date.
Buhari’s Nigeria: Tough day at office for SA multinationals as MTN hit with record fine; bank directors shut out
The magnitude of MTN's penalty "is way, way higher than the profits they’re going to make from Nigeria for many years to come".
MTN most admired brand for 2nd year in a row, while Nigerian firms can't stop winning in Africa's top 10 list
Econet’s Strive Masiyiwa recognised with Lifetime Achievement award; as startups Yswara, Konga and Kisua lauded as Emerging African Brands.
Russian roulette or just meticulous planning for new Nigerian president who has been ruling alone? It is anybody's guess.
Fake malaria drugs kill over 100,000 African children a year. A startup uses phones to spot the counterfeit
Today, Ghana-headquartered MPedigree says it has labels on more than 500 million drug packets.
MTN says it has seen a vision of the internet of things - and the possibilities are very interesting.
Redrawing Africa's map by the most dominant, most valuable or most popular in each country. MTN, Safaricom, Dangote, and Marsavco lead the way.
Etisalat followed MTN and Airtel with a warning of "possible disruptions" to services in the days ahead.
“It’s been a tough year, probably one of the most challenging we’ve ever faced,” - CEO Shameel Joosub
ALERT: They are both happy figures, and not so happy ones
Vodafone has 7.6m M-Pesa users in Africa through Vodacom, and more than 20m in Kenya through Safaricom. MTN has more than 22m mobile-money users.
Just 5 Shoprite stores in Angola sell more cans of energy drink Red Bull than in all of Shoprite's 382 stores in South Africa.
African nations close ranks against South Africa after week of horror xenophobic attacks, criticism gets very loud
Diplomatic tensions simmer as several countries demand decisive action over attacks on their nationals.