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There’s much to say about MTN Group’s audacious move to buy rival Telkom, including how difficult it might be to overcome hurdles in the way of a deal.

From competition concerns to obstacles around transferring radio frequency spectrum to the myriad political aspects — the state owns a 40.5% direct stake in Telkom — this does not, at face value, look like a transaction that has much prospect of success...

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