MTN Group is a leading emerging markets mobile operator which is at the forefront of the technological changes sweeping the world. We invest significantly in advanced communications networks, connecting more than 203,8 million people in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. In the past five years alone, our capital expenditure has exceeded R130 billion in the countries where we operate. In pursuit of our vision to lead the delivery of a bold, new Digital World to our customers, and our mission to make our customers' lives a whole lot brighter, we leverage the talent of our 25 424 employees to offer innovative products and a quality customer experience. We recognize the value of diversity within a group with a solid organizational culture. Working with integrity, we value our relationships with the communities in which we work, our customers and employees, our shareholders and the media, governments and regulators, as well as suppliers and business and industry partners. We recognize the importance of these stakeholders, among others, in the sustainability of our business.