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“The complaint alleges that several Western businesses supported the Taliban by … making payments to ensure the protection of their infrastructure,”
- MTN Official statement
The United States of America is dragging South African Telco, MTN to court over allegations of breaking Anti-Terrorism laws.
What's the scoop?
MTN and the other companies are accused of “funneling millions of dollars in payments to the Taliban for protection that funded the group’s attacks on American troops in the region”
Read all about it here.
In more positive news around Africa...
Safaricom has now passed Zuku to become the biggest fixed broadband provide in Kenya.
Just how much market share does Safaricom now have?
34% is the number while Zuku inches close with 33% market share.
It's pretty interesting stuff: read all about it here.
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