MTN has issued a statement confirming disruption to its services and connectivity in eSwatini.
IOL media reports that the Swaziland Youth Congress (Swayoco) has accused the country’s security forces of having killed at least 21 people during pro-democracy protests.
MTN said that it is committed to restore services and connectivity as soon as possible.
“Meeting our customers’ needs remain a key priority for us. We are committed to restoring our services and connectivity as soon as possible, we encourage all our customers to make use of the various self-service offerings through our digital platforms,” said MTN eSwatini CEO Wandile Mtshali.
“As a precaution, we are exploring all necessary measures to ensure the safety our customers, staff and partners. We will monitor the situation and keep our customers updated on all relevant developments,” reads part of the company’s statement.
MTN eSwatini added it will continue engaging with all relevant stakeholders and authorities “to minimise and limit the duration. We remain committed to ensuring a peaceful, harmonious, and respectful relationship with all stakeholders in eSwatini.