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MTN to launch ‘WeChat of Africa’

MTN Group has announced it will launch an instant messaging service akin to China’s WeChat and Facebook’s WhatsApp as it seeks to expand revenue from digital services and mobile money.

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MTN may unload Botswana venture

MTN Group is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana’s largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that could raise R2.5-billion.

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MTN’s troubles in Uganda mount as CEO deported

Uganda has deported the CEO of MTN’s Ugandan subsidiary, less than a month after the East African country did the same to its chief marketing officer, its head of sales and distribution, and its head of mobile financial services.

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