Algeria's Weather Investments takes on government over Orascom Telcom

From Tue Nov 20 2012, 02:26:46

The owner of Algeria's Djezzy unit, Weather Investments, reported that it has filed a $5 billion lawsuit against the Algerian government over its stake in the local telecom operator. It is the continuation of massive controversy with the unit, which had been embroiled in a battle over its subsidiary Orascom Telecom of Egypt. According to [...]

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