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MTN challenges terrorism lawsuit, cites lack of US jurisdiction

By Ines Kagubare

11 September 2020

MTN challenges terrorism lawsuit, cites lack of US jurisdiction
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A South African telecoms company has argued it can’t be sued in the US for alleged payments to the Taliban in Afghanistan simply because it secured financing from a World Bank organisation.