The fighting that broke out in Sudan in April affected the network availability of MTN, while there was a lack of basic goods, fuel shortage and difficulties in securing cash as banks closed amid the fighting.

“Network availability has also been affected, with levels dipping as a result of grid power shortages and challenges in refilling fuel tanks,” Africa’s largest mobile operator said in its results for the three months to end-March. MTN is valued at R216.7bn on the JSE...

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