South African govt probes ex-ambassador in MTN Irancell case

Wednesday 11 July 2012 | 11:03 CET | News
South Africa's foreign ministry is probing allegations that a former ambassador to Tehran took a USD 200,000 bribe to help MTN Group win a mobile licence in Iran, Reuters reported citing government documents. Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said in a response to written parliamentary questions that her department had started investigating the allegations against Yusuf Saloojee, currently ambassador to Oman.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN / MTN Irancell / Turkcell
Countries: South Africa
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