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I bailed out broke Zimbabwe government says Strive Masiyiwa

I bailed out broke Zimbabwe government says Strive Masiyiwa

Telecommunications mogul Strive Masiyiwa says he assisted the government to buy grain at a time when the country was facing food shortages In conversation with CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa as a client of the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Abuja yesterday, Masiyiwa said when he received a distress call from Zimbabwe, he turned to […]

Businessman Strive Masiyiwa now Zimbabwe’s first billionaire

Businessman Strive Masiyiwa now Zimbabwe’s first billionaire

Exiled Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa, often described as Zimbabwe’s richest man, is now a billionaire for the first time, according to the latest Forbes rankings released today. His current net worth is estimated at $1.7 billion raking him 14th among Africa’s 23 billionaires. According to Forbes: Masiyiwa overcame protracted government opposition to launch mobile phone network Econet […]

Joshua Nkomo left revolutionary impression on history

Joshua Nkomo left revolutionary impression on history

The son of a wealthy preacher and a cattle rancher, Joshua Nkomo, turned his back on a life of privilege to lead a left-wing revolution in Rhodesia that endured for decades and was shaped by his political cunning and keen sense of destiny. Nkomo, who died of cancer on July 1, 1999 at the age […]

Zimbabwean Tycoon Strive Masiyiwa Opens Up On Daughter’s Cancer Fight

Zimbabwean Tycoon Strive Masiyiwa Opens Up On Daughter’s Cancer Fight

Econet Wireless founder, Strive Masiyiwa, has opened up about his family struggle with cancer adding their harrowing experience has made him accept an invitation to work with Former US President George W Bush. Writing on his Facebook page, Masiyiwa revealed how his daughter had had to suspend university for a year as she battled cancer. […]

Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa says he has no interest in challenging President Robert Mugabe

Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa says he has no interest in challenging President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa has once again moved to dispel speculation that he is interested in leading a coalition of opposition political parties that want to challenge President Robert Mugabe in elections set for 2018.  The billionaire Econet Wireless founder issued a statement via his office in South Africa making it clear that he was […]

Econet Wireless apologises to its subscribers, offers to reimburse data for those overcharged

Econet Wireless apologises to its subscribers, offers to reimburse data for those overcharged

Econet Wireless has issued a public statement defending its position in the issue surrounding the massive data tariff increases which were eventually reversed. Under the new tariffs, subscribers were expected to pay as much as $1 for 10 MB, which was a huge adjustment from packages like the $1 for 250 MB daily bundle option which […]

Zimbabwe’s Strive Masiyiwa to Run For Presidency?

Zimbabwe’s Strive Masiyiwa to Run For Presidency?

Telecoms mogul Strive Masiyiwa has sparked social media frenzy after saying he is preparing a January announcement that ‘will blow you away’. He posted on his official Facebook page saying “Meanwhile, I’ve delayed my special announcement until January. “This one will blow you away… Don’t try and speculate on what it might be; you’ll just […]

Pause: Modern Management By Strive Masiyiwa

Pause: Modern Management By Strive Masiyiwa

I once visited an elderly gentleman who ran one of the most successful supermarkets in my home town. He was a legend of his time, and everyone knew him to be “very rich.” Knowing that I was keen to learn about business, he invited me to his office to watch him at work; this was […]

If I Started All Over Again I’d Do Agriculture, Says Strive Masiyiwa

If I Started All Over Again I’d Do Agriculture, Says Strive Masiyiwa

Zimbabwean tycoon Strive Masiyiwa made his money in the mobile telecoms business, but if he were to start all over again, he would bet on agriculture. Speaking at the opening of this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Zambia’s capital Lusaka, Masiyiwa made a case for the opportunities in the agriculture industry. The Zimbabwean […]

Sir Richard Branson Meets African Billionaires In Kenya

Sir Richard Branson Meets African Billionaires In Kenya

Kenya is a model investment destination in Africa, founder and CEO of the Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson said Saturday. Sir Branson made the remark when he led a group of investors in talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta at his Harambee House office. The meeting explored how to make the most of Kenya’s abundant potential […]

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