Turkcell regroups, goes after MTN in SA after US setback

Communications and technology company seeks justice in South Africa.

MTN will fight Turkcell lawsuit

MTN plans to defend the lawsuit brought by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, and which was previously heard in the US.

MTN slapped with $4.2bn Turkcell lawsuit

A Turkish cellphone company has opened a lawsuit against MTN seeking damages for losses incurred as a result of MTN's actions, says the company.

US trial turns heat on MTN

A US computer salesperson who supplied ­sensitive equipment to MTN's mobile network in Iran has been jailed for violating US economic sanctions.

US trial turns heat on MTN

According to an online profile of a man stating that he works for MTN Irancell as an IT operator, his employer, Patco, is MTN Irancell's IT partner.

MTN’s bid to sway govt raises disturbing questions

The report is replete with examples of how MTN's well-connected executives intervened to influence South African diplomacy in its favour.

MTN cleared of Iran dealings

An independent investigation has exonerated mobile giant MTN from graft in an Iran tender, the firm has said.

US Republicans seize on MTN/Turkcell spat

Allegations of corruption and political machinations involving the MTN Group and the government of Iran have resurfaced - this time in US politics.

DA calls for Minty’s suspension amid MTN scandal

The DA has called for the suspension of diplomat Abdul Minty over claims emerging from a legal challenge to cellphone giant MTN's operations in Iran.

Former Iran ambassador suspended amid MTN bribery scandal

Former ambassador to Iran Yusuf Saloojee has been suspended from his position at the department of international relations and cooperation.

Vodacom chief executive Pieter Uys to step down

Vodacom has announced that chief executive Pieter Uys will leave the company in March next year and be replaced by Shameel Joosub.

MTN tells US court it has no jurisdiction in Turkcell suit

MTN has asked a US court to dismiss a $4.2-billion suit brought by rival Turkcell after alleged underhand tactics to obtain an Iranian mobile license.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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