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South African Telco CEO Ralph Mupita is Looking to China For Both Ideas and Cash

MTN CEO Ralph Mupita. Image via MTN.

Ralph Mupita, head of the largest pan-African telecom group MTN, wants his South Africa-based telco to draw inspiration and attract more investment from China. 

On the investment side, Mupita recently partnered with the Chinese state-back Silk Road Fund that funnels investment to projects along the Belt and Road as part of MTN’s bid for one of Ethiopia’s newly available telecom licenses.

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