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6 April 2016

Nigerian President blames MTN for Boko Haram attacks, says unregistered sim cards were used to plan attacks

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari recently put some of the blame for Boko Haram attacks on mobile company, MTN. Addressing a joint press conference with South African President, Jacob Zuma, who was visiting Nigeria, Buhari said MTN's slow response...

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6 April 2016

MTN Response

Author: MTN (South Africa)

I would like to also draw your attention to the following links: [statements, policy-based position on ICT, ICT Human Rights, and MTN Group ethics], indicating our position on human rights matters for our business. Please also note that our updated...

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4 March 2016

ActionAid report on how "shady" tax treaties disproportionately favour multinationals, fuelling inequality and poverty

A report by ActionAid says tax treaties with the club of world's richest countries - the OECD - are stopping poor countries' power to tax multinational companies more than others, exacerbating inequality and poverty. [refers to Google, Amazon, MTN,...

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16 November 2015

Ghana: Huawei wins ICT category in CSR awards for contributions to education, health, development

Author: Vibe (Ghana)

'Huawei Ghana adjudged best CSR ICT company', 16 Nov 2015: Huawei…has been adjudged the best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Information Communication Technology (ICT) Company of the year, in…Ghana’s CSR Excellence Awards…Geoffrey Li, Director...

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16 November 2015
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Author: Digital Report

Ведущие мировые ИТ-компании неудовлетворительно защищают конфиденциальность пользователей и свободу выражения, согласно наиболее исчерпывающему на сегодня исследованию корпоративных пользовательских соглашений. Об этом пишет британская газета The...

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22 September 2015

Liberia: Lonestar Cell-MTN takes exception to tax court decision that finds company liable for US$ 19,2mil

Author: Front Page Africa (Liberia)

'Premature victory: LonestarMTN appeals tax court ruling', 22 Sep 2015: LonestarCell-MTN…takes exception to the ruling…in…[a] US19.2 million tax [judgement handed down by]…Judge of the Tax court, Mozart Chesson...The Board of Tax Appeals had earlier...

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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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16 April 2015

So. Africa: Foreign-owned shops targeted in new wave of violent, xenophobic attacks

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14 April 2015

Xenophobic attacks may harm image of South African companies with operations across the continent, says analyst

Author: Khulekani Magubane, Business Day (So. Africa)

'Xenophobic attacks may harm image of local business', 14 Apr 2015: The xenophobic violence outbreak in Durban could harm the image of South African big business investing around the continent, said political analyst Prof Somadoda Fikeni…"It (the...

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12 March 2015
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Author: Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"MTN Congo lance son programme de 100 bibliothèques dans 100 écoles dans les 12 départements du Congo", 10 mars 2015...

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