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While the Nigerian authorities are stonewalling MTN’s attempts to get a full mobile-money licence – potentially of one of the last great growth markets on the continent – this was not enough to persuade Mupita and his team to bet big on a licence in Ethiopia this year, after they lost out in a first round to Safaricom.
Mupita says he is planning to continue a divestment programme worth about $1.6bn over the next three to five years.
He ranks ninth in our list of Top African Digital Leaders