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Mr. Strive T. Masiyiwa

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Executive Founder and Chairman

Econet Wireless International
Local Address:  Harare , Zimbabwe
Econet Wireless
No 2 Old Mutare Road Msasa
Harare , Harare
Zimbabwe

Company Description: We are a company committed to finding the best way forward, in a fast moving and highly competitive technological field. To remain at the top we shall relentlessly...   more
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • degree , Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    University of Wales
  • honorary doctorate
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Econet Wireless Limited vs Bharti Airtel Nigeria Limited
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In these chapters, Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless International discusses this extraordinary case & the significance of this ruling on Corporate Africa. 11 Chapters now online
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Strive Masiyiwa, Named as Morehouse College 2016 Commencement Speaker
International tribunal Awards damages to Econet in claim over 65% stake in Bharti Nigeria
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In these chapters, Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless International discusses this extraordinary case & the significance of this ruling on Corporate Africa.
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Strive Masiyiwa, Named as Morehouse College 2016 Commencement Speaker
Econet wirless televised interviews
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Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless, joins ABN's Hannah Viviers in studio for more detail.
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CNN Marketplace Africa sits down with Strive Masiyiwa, the founder of Econet Wireless.
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As one of the most respected African business leaders today, Mr. Masiyiwa speaks regularly on African business at major international business gatherings and has been regularly featured in leading international publications and television programs, among them the Economist, Newsweek, Barron's of New York, Financial Times and CNN.
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Strive Masiyiwa, Named as Morehouse College 2016 Commencement Speaker
Archive - Febuary 2012
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In these chapters, Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless International discusses this extraordinary case & the significance of this ruling on Corporate Africa. 11 Chapters now online
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In these chapters, Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless International discusses this extraordinary case & the significance of this ruling on Corporate Africa.
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Strive Masiyiwa, Named as Morehouse College 2016 Commencement Speaker
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Strive Masiyiwa
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Strive Masiyiwa Chairman and Founder, Econet
Strive Masiyiwa is the chairman and founder of Econet, a diversified telecommunications group with operations and investments in Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America and the Asia Pacific.
His business interests also include renewable energy, water treatment, Coca Cola bottling, financial services and hospitality.
Masiyiwa serves on a number of international boards, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Trust, the Council on Foreign Relations' Global Advisory Board, the Africa Progress Panel, the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board for Sustainable Energy, Morehouse College and the Hilton Foundation's Humanitarian Prize Jury. He is one of the founders, with Sir Richard Branson, of the global think tank, the Carbon War Room, and a founding member of the Global Business Coalition on Education.
Masiyiwa currently co-chairs the AU/WEF platform for investment in African agriculture, known as Grow Africa, and recently took over the Chairmanship of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) from Kofi Annan.
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In 2012, Masiyiwa was invited by President Obama to address leaders at the Camp David G-8 Summit on how to increase food production and end hunger in parts of Africa.
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Masiyiwa, with the help of other leaders, set up the first ever Pan African fund raising campaign known as the Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Fund.
Masiywa is a well know international business leader who has over the years won international recognition and numerous awards for business excellence. In 2014 Masiyiwa was selected by CNN Fortune Magazine as one of "the world's 50 greatest leaders". orbes Magazine named Masiyiwa in the "10 Most Powerful Men in Africa" list for 2015.
As a philanthropist, Strive Masiyiwa and his wife Tsitsi Masiyiwa, are members of the Giving Pledge and finance the Higher Life Foundation, which provides scholarships to over 42,000 African orphans.
Strive Masiyiwa is a well-known international business leader who has won numerous international recognition and awards. Some of his awards include the following :
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As a respected business leader today, Strive Masiyiwa speaks regularly on business and economic issues at major international gatherings, and has been regularly featured in leading international publications and television programmes, among them the Economist, Newsweek, CNN, Barron's of New York and the Financial Times and The World Economic Forum.
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Strive Masiyiwa and Isis Nyong'o Madison Join the U.S.-Africa Business Forum Google Hangout
Closing Keynote - M4D Summit 2013
Strive Masiyiwa answers: how have you made your businesses more sustainable?
CSR Video Updates: Interview with Strive Masiyiwa
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CSR Video Updates: Interview with Strive Masiyiwa
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Strive Masiyiwa is internationally recognised for his leadership contributions in a number of areas outside of business including his crusading campaigns to stamp out corruption in Africa. He is a leading business voice, championing the establishment and promotion of the rule of law.
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Strive Masiyiwa, philanthropist and founder of Econet, speaks with THE FOCUS Magazine about determination, fundamental beliefs, and the responsibilities of African business leaders
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Strive Masiyiwa, Chairman of Econet and Founder of the Higher Life Foundation, draws upon his experience in business and entrepreneurship to create strategic solutions that will have greater impact on communities. Masiyiwa is dedicated to developing untapped human potential. In this video, Masiyiwa discusses how he and his family work to give underprivileged youth an opportunity to build a brighter future.
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Bill Gates, Dr Paul Farmer & Strive Masiyiwa lead a discussion on what Ebola taught us, and what philanthropists can do today to prevent an even more catastrophic outbreak.
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Strive Masiyiwa, was the the guest speaker at Kenya's 13th National Prayer Breakfast.
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Strive Masiyiwa, delivered the keynote address at the 2014 World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue. The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognising -- without regard to race, religion, nationality, or political beliefs -- the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.
Keynote Address by Strive Masiyiwa, Chairman of the Board of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
Child Nutrition Roundtable
Mr Strive Masiyiwa, group chairman of Econet, chaired a roundtable on Child Nutrition co-hosted by the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), the World Bank and AU on the eve of President Obama's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., August 4, 2014.
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From left to right: Jamie Cooper-Hohn, Chair of the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF); Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Chairman of Econet Wireless; Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President; and H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission
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One of the most respected Universities in America, Morehouse College where the late civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King Jnr. was educated has honoured Strive Masiyiwa with an honorary doctorate for his humanitarian work and philanthropy.
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Strive Masiyiwa and his family live in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a born-again Christian.
G-8 Summit Camp David
Strive Masiyiwa was recently invited by President Barak Obama, to join a meeting at Camp David with G-8 leaders, to discuss an issue of global concern.
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President Obama welcomes leaders (including Strive Masiyiwa) to G-8 Summit at Camp David, Maryland.
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President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2013 graduates of Morehouse College, Strive Masiyiwa, in the background, welcomed him, as one of the Colleges Trustees.
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Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Founder and Chairman of the Econet Group, talks about investment opportunities in Kenya's energy projects.
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Learn more as Strive Masiyiwa, deliver's the keynote address at the Mastercard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) 2014.
Bloomberg Interview on African mobile technology
On the sidelines of the the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, August 5, 2014, Mr Strive Masiyiwa, group chairman of Econet Wireless International, was interviewed by Jonathan Allen, Bloomberg Washington Bureau Chief, on how the Internet and mobile technology is helping connect African countries and overcome geographic barriers.
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Mr Strive Masiyiwa, group chairman of Econet Wireless International, participates on a keynote panel on leading developments in African Infrastructure at the US-Africa Business Forum, co-hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.S. Dept of Commerce, August 5, 2014.
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Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Chairman of Econet Wireless, with GinniRommetty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM, speaking at the US-Africa Business Forum.
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Strive Masiyiwa sat down with CNN Marketplace Africa host Zain Asher to talk about investment in broadband infrastructure and the future of mobile technology.
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Strive Masiyiwa was recently selected by Fortune Magazine as one of "the world's 50 greatest leaders".
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CNN Marketplace Africa sits down with Strive Masiyiwa, the founder of Econet Wireless.
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As one of the most respected African business leaders today, Mr. Masiyiwa speaks regularly on African business at major international business gatherings and has been regularly featured in leading international publications and television programs, among them the Economist, Newsweek, Barron's of New York, Financial Times and CNN.
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CNN Marketplace - Interview with Strive Masiyiwa
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"As I'm writing about these businesses, ......I'm reminded of a conversation I had with Strive Masiyiwa, chairman and founder of Econet, one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world. ...... Strive is passionate about Africa gaining full economic freedom. ....he wanted to make an even bigger difference."
"one of the people responsible for this communications revolution is one of my co-founders in the carbon war room, Strive Masiyiwa."
"In 1965, when Strive was seven years old, Rhodesia's leader Ian Smith authored a unilateral declaration of independence f
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