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By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 22nd, 2012
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Kano – Two suspected suicide car bombers attacked the offices of two major telecoms companies in the volatile northern Nigerian city of Kano on Saturday, police and the army said. One of the attackers blew himself up when he rammed his car into the office gate of the Airtel mobile phone company...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2012
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Suspected members of Boko Haram killed the attorney general of the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria overnight, authorities said on Tuesday, a day after a security source said the military had killed the Islamist sect’s spokesman. Unknown attackers on Monday also shot dead the former contr...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 24th, 2012
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In our series of viewpoints from African journalists, writer Sola Odunfa considers the difficulty of making a phone call in Nigeria. If you must make a call to anybody’s mobile phone in Nigeria, you need to be understanding and patient – it can be a very frustrating and annoying experienc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
May 16th, 2012
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The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - – - – - EVENTS: KENYA-The central bank offers 2 billion shillings of 182-day Treasury bills at auction. UGANDA-The central ban...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Apr 1st, 2012
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The former chief executive of MTN Group denied on Sunday that he authorised bribes to Iranian and South African government officials in return for a cellular licence in Iran. “I can state quite categorically that during my tenure as group CEO of MTN no bribes were authorised or paid by the MTN ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Jan 5th, 2012
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Shares of MTN Group , Africa’s largest cellphone operator, dropped over 2% on Wednesday with investors fretting that the economic impact of US sanctions on Iran could have a negative effect on the mobile firm’s business there. The $33,8bn company is a major player in Iran, where it has over 32-millio...
By benim
In Business
Dec 9th, 2010
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A company owned by a Saudi Arabian prince is planning to invest around $5 billion in telecoms, construction and industrial projects in Sudan, state media reported on Wednesday. Sudan’s Suna state news agency said officials from the company run by Prince Bandar bin Khalid were looking into setti...