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South Africa ready to intervene in MTN-Nigeria disput -minister
DURBAN, South Africa, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The South African
government is ready to intervene in a dispute between telecoms
company MTN Group and the Nigerian government, if MTN
asks for help, South Africa's Telecommunications Minister
Siyabonga Cwele told Reuters.
"If they need our assistance, then we will engage our
counterpart in Nigeria," Cwele said on the sidelines of a
telecoms conference in Durban.
Cwele also said that MTN has told the South African
government that talks continue between the company and the
(Reporting by Tiisetso Motsoeneng
Writing by Alexander Winning
Editing by David Goodman)
First Published: 2018-09-10 17:39:10
Updated 2018-09-10 17:54:01
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