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Airtel Africa PLC

28 June 2022

28 June 2022

RESULT OF AGM

RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Airtel Africa plc

(the "Company")

The Company announces that at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday 28(th) June 2022 at First Floor, 53/54 Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 3HU, United Kingdom, all the resolutions set out in the Notice of AGM were passed by the requisite majority. Each of the resolutions put to the AGM was voted on by way of a poll. The results of the poll for each resolution were as follows:

 
        Resolution*             For (no.        For         Against        Against   Votes Withheld      Total 
                                of shares)      (%)      (no. of shares)     (%)         (No. of         issued 
                                                                                         shares)         share 
                                                                                                        capital 
     *denotes a special                                                                                instructed 
         resolution                                                                                       (%) 
 1. To receive the 
  accounts and the 
  reports of the directors 
  and the auditor for 
  the year ended 31 
  March 2022                  3,418,631,062   100.00%        27,775         0.00%      52,993,803       90.97% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 2. To approve the 
  directors' remuneration 
  report                      3,381,623,020   99.08%       31,297,216       0.92%      58,732,404       90.81% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 3. To approve the 
  directors' remuneration 
  policy                      3,241,503,962   94.98%      171,412,682       5.02%      58,735,995       90.81% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 4. To declare a final 
  dividend for the 
  year ended 31 March 
  2022 of US$0.03 for 
  each ordinary share         3,419,257,110   100.00%        19,113         0.00%      52,376,417       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 5. To re-elect Sunil 
  Bharti Mittal as 
  a director                  3,348,113,735   98.10%       64,811,819       1.90%      58,727,086       90.81% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 6. To elect Olusegun 
  Ogunsanya as a director     3,416,846,724   99.93%       2,415,074        0.07%      52,390,842       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 7. To re-elect Jaideep 
  Paul as a director          3,412,556,062   99.80%       6,705,386        0.20%      52,391,192       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 8. To re-elect Andrew 
  Green as a director         3,399,855,874   99.43%       19,416,734       0.57%      52,380,032       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 9. To re-elect Awuneba 
  Ajumogobia as a director    3,415,335,643   99.89%       3,916,775        0.11%      52,400,222       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 10. To re-elect Douglas 
  Baillie as a director       3,404,515,845   99.57%       14,736,242       0.43%      52,400,553       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 11. To re-elect John 
  Danilovich as a director    3,415,587,962   99.89%       3,663,775        0.11%      52,400,903       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 12. To elect Tsega 
  Gebreyes as a director      3,417,646,360   99.95%       1,605,815        0.05%      52,400,465       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 13. To re-elect Annika 
  Poutiainen as a director    3,415,826,481   99.90%       3,426,044        0.10%      52,400,115       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 14. To re-elect Ravi 
  Rajagopal as a director     3,408,890,747   99.70%       10,361,778       0.30%      52,400,115       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 15. To re-elect Kelly 
  Bayer Rosmarin as 
  a director                  3,414,757,724   99.87%       4,494,363        0.13%      52,400,553       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 16. To re-elect Akhil 
  Gupta as a director         3,414,757,812   99.87%       4,494,606        0.13%      52,400,222       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 17. To re-elect Shravin 
  Bharti Mittal as 
  a director                  3,414,584,255   99.86%       4,675,193        0.14%      52,393,192       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 18. To reappoint 
  Deloitte LLP as auditor 
  of the Company              3,418,902,834   99.99%        371,675         0.01%      52,378,131       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 19. To authorise 
  the audit and risk 
  committee of the 
  Board to determine 
  the remuneration 
  of the auditor              3,418,900,732   99.99%        361,476         0.01%      52,390,432       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 20. To authorise 
  the Company to make 
  political donations 
  and incur political 
  expenditure                 3,280,423,475   99.88%       4,104,881        0.12%     187,124,284       87.40% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 21. To authorise 
  the directors to 
  allot ordinary shares       3,416,180,710   99.91%       3,089,066        0.09%      52,382,864       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 22. To disapply statutory 
  pre-emption rights*         3,417,978,315   99.96%       1,282,893        0.04%      52,391,432       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 23. To authorise 
  the Company to make 
  market purchases 
  of its own shares*          3,416,373,479   99.92%       2,800,828        0.08%      52,478,333       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 24. To authorise 
  the directors to 
  hold general meetings 
  on not less than 
  14 clear days' notice*      3,402,225,804   99.50%       17,045,159       0.50%      52,381,677       90.98% 
                             --------------  --------  -----------------  --------  ---------------  ------------ 
 

Notes:

1. Resolutions 8 to 14 concern the re-election of the independent non-executive directors of the Company. In accordance with the UK Listing Rules, the result of the votes of independent shareholders (that is, excluding controlling shareholders) is as set out above, save that the percentage of issued share capital instructed is 79.50%

2. As at the date of the AGM, the number of issued ordinary shares of the Company was 3,758,151,504 shares, which was the total number of shares entitling the holders to attend and vote for or against all resolutions.

3. A "Vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentage of shares voted "For" or "Against" any resolution nor in the calculation of the proportion of "Total issued share capital instructed" for any resolution.

4. A copy of resolutions 20 and 24 passed at the AGM will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

5. The full text of the resolutions passed at the AGM can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on the Investor area of Company's website at airtel.africa

Enquiries

Airtel Africa plc

   Simon O'Hara                    +44 20 7493 9315 

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