“The time to speak truth to power is now,” says Ralph Mupita, CEO of cellular firm MTN. “Doing nothing at this point will lead to a failed state. We need to do something radical because the moment is here, and we have to seize it.”

Mupita’s warning, elaborated on to the FM after MTN’s annual results this week, wasn’t an off-the-cuff sentiment, expressed while shooting the breeze about data speeds...

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