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MTN Group Ltd. is an emerging markets mobile operator with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold, new digital world. At end December 2019 it had 251 million customers across Africa and the Middle East. The Group offers voice, data and digital... [more info]

JPMorgan favours SA domestics over gold, tech stocks

27 Nov 2020 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg  
The broker upgraded its view on South African equities to overweight from underweight this week.

MTN raises R2.3bn from sale of Jumia stake

30 Oct 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters   4
Telco sells 18.9% stake.

Standard Bank is bulking up

15 Oct 2020 /  Roxanne Henderson, Bloomberg   7
To fend off fintech firms encroaching on its client base.

Famous Brands’s UK chain GBK fails, US bank results and the state of SA’s ETF industry

15 Oct 2020 /  Simon Brown   
Viv Govender of RandSwiss on Famous Brand's GBK going bankrupt and US bank results. Keith McLachlan of Alpha Wealth on equity vs consolidated holdings in results and changes to the PSG IFRS status. Mike Brown talks 20 years of ETFs in South Africa. 

MTN withdraws Supreme Court challenge against Ghana market regulator

13 Oct 2020 /  Christian Akorlie, Reuters   1
It said it will seek an amicable resolution with the regulator.

Corruption arrests, land sales raise SA spirits

4 Oct 2020 /  John Bowker, Bloomberg   8
South Africans were cheered this week with three announcements many thought would never come.

Stocks and rand slump on risk off market sentiment

21 Sep 2020 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   3
The Top 40 index fell 2.04% to 49,370 points.

How South African companies are battling the pandemic and recession

18 Sep 2020 /  Roxanne Henderson, Janice Kew, Felix Njini and Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg    1
How companies in key industries have coped with the unprecedented crisis.

Lockdown leads to data boom

16 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen    1
Covid-19 drives the digitisation of the economy.

Icasa shows signs of life on spectrum allocation

10 Sep 2020 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   5
Process remains painfully slow – but bidders may soon be invited to apply to participate in the auction.

MTN takes challenges against Ghana market regulator to Supreme Court

5 Sep 2020 /  Christian Akorlie, Reuters   1
After a high court this week dismissed its challenge to a move by the telecommunications regulator aimed at exposing it to greater competition.

Huge Group, Cell C deal ends in acrimony, finger-pointing

4 Sep 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   1
The two parties have now entered a second phase of arbitration to resolve the acrimonious dispute.

Icasa delays spectrum release until 2021

3 Sep 2020 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
Partly because it prioritised the release of Covid-19 emergency spectrum.

Stocks rally with help from China data, weaker dollar

1 Sep 2020 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg  
Miners extend gains for a third day.

Ralph Mupita appointed as MTN Group CEO

19 Aug 2020 /  Duncan McLeod    8
Effective September 1.

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