Defiant communities hinder smart energy provision

May 17, 2019 6:14 am0 comments
Eskom power stations

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – A DEEPLY culture of non-payment, mistrust and general negative public perceptions have been identified as some factors hindering companies in the sector despite utilities adopting technology to improve customer service and drive revenue. Among companies afflicted by these issues include Eskom, the South African electricity […]

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Nigeria Stock Exchange buoyant after MTN listing

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MTN and Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) in a moment of joy following Africa's largest mobile network listed on NSE

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – THE Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has welcomed MTN Nigeria’s listing as a promising development in the country’s telecommunications sector and encouragement to other players in the industry to explore different opportunities in the capital markets. MTN Group’s largest entity by subscriber base, listed on Thursday. “Having […]

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Markets anticipate MTN listing in Nigeria

May 16, 2019 7:58 am0 comments
MTN Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg LAGOS – ANALYSTS are keenly awaiting the listing of MTN on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday morning. Reports indicate that the deal by Nigeria’s largest non-oil company by revenue is valued at around U$6 billion. “Given the market is down ytd (year-to-date) because investors have […]

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