Nigeria is coming down hard on companies that break the law. South African telecommunications firm MTN is the latest to be slapped with a massive fine: It's been failing to register the names of SIM card holders.
The South African telecoms giant MTN has won a respite from a $5 billion fine at the very last moment. The penalty was imposed by Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. It also triggered the CEO's resignation.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma is in Nigeria on a two-day visit. Pretoria said Zuma wants to improve economic ties with Nigeria but experts said the visit is mainly to mend years of strained diplomatic relations.
The chief executive of South Africa-based mobile phone operator MTN has announced his plans to resign. The move comes after the Nigerian company imposed a fine on the company.
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