Airtel Africa looking to buy back shares

Airtel Africa intends to launch a 12-month share buy-back programme of up to $100 million, running for 12 months, starting early March. Announcing its results for the third quarter of 2023, the operator said this move resulted from its strong operating performance and outlook of growth. “We continue to be well positioned to deliver on...

Airtel Zambia experiences further outages

Airtel Zambia has had another service disruption, leaving customers unhappy. This is the second such incident in as many months, the last disruption prompted authorities to compel the mobile operator to compensate clients. The most recent disruption occurred before the weekend, and while the firm stated that normal service had been restored, several services remained...

Airtel names Sunil Taldar as new Africa head

Taldar, who will assume the role of the managing director and chief executive of the group from July 1, joined the Africa group in October 2023 as Director, Transformation. Airtel Africa, the wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, has appointed Sunil Taldar as the chief executive officer of its operations. The development comes with the...

Airtel Africa announces 4G smartphone for Rwanda

Airtel Africa unveiled what it labelled as the “most affordable 4G smartphone” to be launched in Rwanda, as part of wider plans to boost connections to its network. The move was conducted in partnership with the Rwandan government under the ConnectRwanda 2.0 initiative which aims to connect one million Rwandans with LTE smartphones by 2024,...

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