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Ghana government in talks to takeover AirtelTigo shares

Ghana and telecoms operators Airtel and Tigo are in advanced stages of discussions for the transfer of AirtelTigo shares to the government of Ghana, the company said in a statement.

ACCRA, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Ghana and telecoms operators Airtel and Tigo are in advanced stages of discussions for the transfer of AirtelTigo shares to the government of Ghana, the company said in a statement.

Airtel said on Tuesday that it planned to exit the Ghanaian telecoms market.

(Reporting by Christian Akorlie Writing by Bate Felix)

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