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MTN scoops coveted international human resources award

MTN scoops coveted international human resources award.

MTN has been conferred the prestigious Africa Best Employer Brand Award by the Employer Branding Institute.

This sought-after accolade was awarded to MTN in recognition of its contribution to talent management, talent development and talent innovation.

The Employer Branding Institute is a virtual organisation that connects senior human resources practitioners from across the globe in cyber space to share best practice and latest trends in human resources.

Says Nhlanhla Qwabe, MTN SA Chief Human Resources Officer: "We are pleased that our human resources practices have been recognised and acknowledged by our peers globally. We have set ourselves the objective of overhauling employee engagement, and a lot of work went into reviewing our HR strategies and practices. We are making significant progress in improving MTN's employer value proposition, and we are delighted that our efforts at attracting and retaining the best talent are bearing fruit."

MTN has in the past been recognised for its policies on talent management, succession planning, innovative culture and corporate social investment.

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MTN Group

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: "MTN".

As at the end of 30 June 2010, MTN recorded 129.2 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. The MTN Group is a global sponsor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa and has exclusive mobile content rights for Africa and the Middle East. Visit http://www.mtn.com and http://www.mtnfootball.com.