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    Congo seals Vodacom offices over tax dispute

    Democratic Republic of Congo authorities have sealed the offices and seized the accounts of the local branch of South Africa's Vodacom over a tax dispute, the company said in a statement. "On December 6 and 7, 2022, agents of the General Directorate of Taxes (DGI) presented themselves at our technical, commercial and administrative offices and proceeded with the installation of seals," Vodacom said in a statement dated Dec 8. The dispute relates to a tax audit for the period 2016-2019 by the DGI, which resulted in an adjustment of $243 million in July 2021, the statement said.

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    Strong investor support for eDreams ODIGEO's strategy to continue revolutionizing the industry

    eDreams ODIGEO (the 'Company') welcomes strong investor support with the sale of Ardian's stake in the company. Ardian has notified the Company that it has placed all of its ordinary shares in the Company with institutional investors, representing 15.6% of the Company at the close of business on 8 December 2022.

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    Russian TV shows Griner, Bout after prisoner swap

    STORY: Griner, held since a week before the invasion of Ukraine, traveled from a Russian penal colony to Moscow, then to Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates where the exchange took place, with the two walking past each other on the tarmac, U.S. officials said.Described by the U.S. Department of Justice as one of the world's most prolific arms dealers who had sold weapons across the globe to terrorists and America's enemies for decades, Bout always denied the charges.Griner, 32, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and star of the Women's National Basketball Association's Phoenix Mercury, was arrested on February 17 at a Moscow airport after vape cartridges containing cannabis oil, which is banned in Russia, were found in her luggage.