MTN’s Nhleko Takes Over as Chairman Amid Revived India M&A Plans

MTN’s Nhleko Takes Over as Chairman Amid Revived India M&A Plans

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A customer looks at mobile phones for sale at the MTN headquarters in Johannesburg. MTN was twice in talks to be bought by another Indian operator, New Delhi-based Bharti Airtel Ltd., until negotiations broke down in 2009 amid political opposition in South Africa.