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Safaricom pips MTN to Ethiopian operating licence

A licence to operate telecommunication services in Ethiopia has been awarded to Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom in a consortium made up of Vodafone, Japan’s Sumitomo and UK finance agency CDC Group. One of the people involved in awarding of this licence is the Senior Adviser to the Minister of Finance for Ethiopia, Brook Taye. He spoke to CNBC Africa for more.


Mon May 24 2021 | 14:52:10 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


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