As MTN makes plans to leave the Middle East, it has Ethiopia firmly in its view as the next frontier for growth as the company looks to beef up its Africa effort.

Africa’s biggest mobile phone group by number of subscribers has unveiled plans to sell its businesses in Iran, Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan, in transactions that could be worth as much as R25bn...

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