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MTN Group has moved to have Turkcell’s $4.2bn (R59bn) lawsuit against it thrown out by the high court in South Africa, arguing, among other things, that several previous attempts by its rival, in other forums, to seek redress against

A change in the jurisdiction laws of the United States saw Turkcell, the communications and technology company, drop a case of alleged bribery and corruption against MTN – only to turn its attention to the South African courts, where this week it filed an action seeking US$4,2bn in damages

MTN will “vigorously defend” itself against the latest lawsuit brought by rival Turkcell in the high court in Johannesburg, the JSE-listed mobile telecommunications group said on Thursday. MTN said the latest suit from Turkcell, which operates the largest mobile

Turkey’s largest mobile operator, Turkcell, has again filed papers against MTN, this time in the high court in Johannesburg, seeking damages in relation to the awarding of a telecommunications licence in Iran. Earlier this year, Turkcell, which claims that MTN’s

Although an MTN-commissioned investigation has ostensibly cleared the company of wrongdoing in Iran, its report is replete with examples of how the telecommunications group’s well-connected executives intervened to influence South African diplomacy in its favour. MTN

The Hoffmann Committee, appointed by MTN, has cleared the Johannesburg-listed telecommunications group of wrongdoing in Iran, calling allegations made by rival Turkcell a “fabric of lies, distortions and inventions”. MTN told shareholders on Friday that the committee, chaired top jurist