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Strive Masiyiwa

Date of Birth: 29 January 1961


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Pandemic's third wave batters health services

Strive Masiyiwa the Zimbabwean telecoms tycoon and one of the lead figures in the African Union's effort to speed up deliveries told Bloomberg News: 'Now is the time for Europe to open up its production facilities so we can buy vaccines… not a single dose not one vial has left a European factory for Africa...

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Destruction in his wake

In this sector one emblematic story stands out: the rise of Strive Masiyiwa who established the globally successful Econet telecoms company in the 1990s but left the country in the 1990s amid political pressures...


Opposition's ailing fortunes

Business leaders who used to help such as billionaire Strive Masiyiwa founder of Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone company Econet have deserted the party although MDC circles in Harare are hopeful he will give again...


Newsdays and the old days

Having dismissed Strive Masiyiwa (Chairman of Econet Zimbabwe’s largest mobile telephone operator) with Sten Rylander (former Swedish Ambassador) and Judith Garfield Todd (daughter of the late Premier Reginald Garfield Todd) who were all at the Johannesburg launch of Newsday Manheru sounded a warning to Econet on its possible plans for a toll-free news service...


Jumping ship

Correction Contrary to our report in AC Vol 49 No 1 that Strive Masiyiwa and Trevor Ncube were supporting the United Front from South Africa we have now been informed that they have had no involvement with the organisation whatsoever...


Political hurdles ahead

South Africa-based Zimbabweans such as publisher Trevor Ncube and telecoms magnate Strive Masiyiwa are joining forces to give support from outside...


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