9mobile appoints Citi, Standard Bank to find new investors
27 July 2017 | 5:28 am
According to sources quoted by Reuters, 9mobile formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria has appointed Citigroup and South Africa’s Standard Bank to manage the sale process for a stake in the telecoms company.
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Despite a graft scandal, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa survived a challenge for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) party.
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Police are searching for two gunmen who opened fire on guests at a birthday party in Gqeberha. There has been a growing number of mass shootings in South Africa in recent years.
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