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Vodacom to buy 55% stake in Vodafone Egypt for $2.74 billion

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(Reuters) - South Africa's Vodacom Group Ltd said on Wednesday it would buy a 55% stake in the Egyptian arm of Vodafone Group Plc for $2.74 billion.

Separately, Vodacom said it would buy a co-controlling 30% stake in assets owned by Community Investment Ventures Holdings including Vumatel and Dark Fibre Africa.

(Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Editing by Rashmi Aich)

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