The presidents of Africa’s two biggest economies plan to meet in Johannesburg this week to discuss MTN’s $5.2bn fine in Nigeria, reported the Sunday Times. President Jacob Zuma and his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari are expected to meet and discuss the fine along the sidelines of the Forum of China-Africa Co-operation, the newspaper reported on Sunday.
The event takes place on December 4-5 at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Meanwhile, the expected meeting between the two heads of state comes after Nigeria’s communications technology minister Adebayo Shittu told newspapers in the West African country that Buhari will decide on MTN’s fate regarding the fine. Read more