Rwanda fines MTN R110-million


Africas largest mobile operator MTN is talking up its newly appointed CEO Rob Shuter. It says he has the relevant experience in telecommunications to take the company to new heights.

JOHANNESBURG - MTN has been dealt another blow by regulators in Africa. The mobile network has been fined R110-million by Rwandan authorities.

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority has accused MTN of not complying with its IT hub inclusion laws.

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The company said it had been engaging with the regulator on the issue for the past four months.

MTN is still reeling from a $1.7-billion fine from the Nigerian authorities, which accused it of breaching customer registration laws.