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Deportations at MTN

Story behind dumping of 5 bosses Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Officially, the Feb. 14 deportation of MTN Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Wim Vanhelleputte was sparked by President Yoweri Museveni’s concerns over alleged gross crimes by MTN staff; including threatening national security. But investigations by The Independent have found …

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New details on MTN deportations

Kampala expels boss of MTN’s Uganda arm, citing ‘national security’ Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Compromising national security has been cited as one of the reasons Kampala has deported the Belgian CEO of the Ugandan branch of MTN Wim Vanhelleputte. It is the fourth such expulsion targeting the South African telecoms …

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DETAILS: How MTN-Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte was deported

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN-Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Wim Vanhelleputte has been deported. Wim Vanhelleputte was deported on Thursday night aboard Brussels Airlines on the orders of the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odong. The Belgian is the fourth employee of Uganda’s telecom giant to be deported in the …

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Uganda deports MTN chief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte was Thursday night deported, weeks after three of the  company’s expatriate staff were expelled. His deportation documents were signed by Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo, hours after he had been held and grilled by security. He was later taken to …

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MTN pays $53 million penalty, resolves $8 bln Nigeria row

Nigeria resolves $8 bln row with MTN Lagos, Nigeria | AFP |  Nigeria said it has resolved a dispute with Africa’s largest mobile operator over $8.13 billion (6.96 billion euros) which it accused MTN of illegally repatriating to South Africa. Africa’s biggest telecoms market Nigeria shocked MTN and foreign investors …

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