Zain South Sudan Cuts Operations, Fires Staff to Survive War

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  • Unit of Kuwaiti mobile provider says survival is priority
  • Company focusing on major towns, targets 1 million subscribers

Zain South Sudan, a unit of Kuwait’s largest mobile-phone provider, has reduced operations and cut the number of its expatriate staff in an attempt to survive an economic crisis in the African nation spurred by more than two years of civil war.

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