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16 December 2014
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Author: Sonatel et Tigo (Sénégal)

"Sonatel/Orange et Tigo s'associent à d'autres opérateurs et l'Union africaine pour lutter contre Ebola", 16 décembre 2014...

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30 November 2014

Nigeria: MTN offers scholarships to 1,205 students, including visually impaired candidates

Author: Charles Ogugbuaja, Guardian (Nigeria)

'Nigeria: MTN Foundation offers scholarships to 1,205 students, including visually impaired candidates', 30 Nov 2014:...MTN Foundation ha[s]...offered scholarship to 1,205 students...Chairman of the Foundation...Hamzat Ahmadu, has disclosed......

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12 November 2014
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23 October 2014

Nigeria: MTN foundation sponsors 1,500 free mammography screenings during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Author: Daily Independent (Nigeria)

‘MTN Foundation embarks on breast cancer campaign’,23 Oct, 2014:MTN Foundation in commemoration of the yearly Breast Cancer Awareness in the month of October embarked on an awareness walk...led by First Lady of Lagos State, Dame Abimbola Fashola...who...

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17 September 2014

Business & human rights in Africa: Time for a responsibility revolution

A regional overview...

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18 August 2014

MTN protects staff from Ebola

Author: Rahima Essop, Eye Witness News

"MTN protects staff from Ebola", 15 Aug 2014 Mobile Network operator MTN says it has put interventions in place to help staff and their families in West Africa battling an Ebola outbreak. Liberia, Guinea...[S]ierra Leone and Nigeria have been the...

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1 June 2014

Dial 007 for MTN in spy drama [Afghanistan]

Author: André Jurgens, Business Day (So. Africa)

...[D]ocuments leaked by CIA whistle-blower Edward Snowden...[have] revealed extraordinary levels of network surveillance in...Afghanistan, where MTN...has 6-million subscribers...Mr Snowden’s documents paint a...picture of how MTN Afghanistan and its...

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29 May 2014

Adopting human rights policy will help MTN

Author: Peter Micek, Access, in Business Day (So. Africa)

The MTN Group recently revealed it had adopted its first group human rights policy. For a company that operates in several of the world’s most conflicted regions, this policy, signed off by the company’s top leadership, is an important step...While...

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26 April 2014

"Steep Rise in Allegations of Human Rights Abuse as Boom in Investment Brings Hope of Prosperity - New briefing paper on business and human rights in Eastern Africa" (announcement)

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26 April 2014

[PDF] Steep Rise in Allegations of Human Rights Abuse as Boom in Investment Brings Hope of Prosperity

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In a new briefing paper...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...identifies three key trends in companies’ human rights impacts in the region...Executive Director...Phil Bloomer said: “The threat of the infamous ‘Resource Curse’ hangs heavy...

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