Irancell

MTN shares slide 6% on lower earnings, Iran sanctions

CEO Rob Shuter says the group had an encouraging first half, with improved operational performance across its markets

US trial turns heat on MTN

A US computer salesperson who supplied ­sensitive equipment to MTN's mobile network in Iran has been jailed for violating US economic sanctions.

US trial turns heat on MTN

According to an online profile of a man stating that he works for MTN Irancell as an IT operator, his employer, Patco, is MTN Irancell's IT partner.

MTN whipped, but still a good buy

Although MTN has been involved in court battles after allegations of corruption surfaced, its share prices hasn't plummeted and profits are certain.

MTN’s leak could be hung out to dry

The person who leaked the MTN and Turkcell memos has to face the possibility of being implicated in the bribery of Iran government officials' claims.

Obama order puts screws on MTN

Cellphone giant MTN has sought advice in the wake of sanctions by the United States against companies that aid human rights abuses.

Shareholder revolt rocks Turkcell

Turkcell's internal strife has the potential to play into the hands of South African cellphone giant MTN, which is tied to its corruption case.

Whistle-blower played an ace

Inside information from a whistle-blower has played into the hands of Turkcell's long-running legal battle with Iran and MTN.

MTN rocked by Iran licence bribery scandal

A lawsuit filed by Turkcell over a licence in Iran has implicated MTN executives and state officials in an explosive bribery and weapons scandal.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs