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Mr. Strive T. Masiyiwa

Executive Chairman and Founder

Econet Wireless

HQ Phone: +263 4 486 121

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Econet Wireless

No 2 Old Mutare Road Msasa

Harare, Harare


Company Description

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is a subsidiary of the Econet Wireless Group, headquartered in South Africa. It is Zimbabwe's largest provider of telecommunications services, providing solutions in mobile and fixed wireless telephony, internet access, mobile mon ... more

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Background Information


Global Advisory Board
Council on Foreign Relations

Advisory Board
UN Secretary General

Higherlife Foundation

Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Trust

Board Member
Endeavor SA

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Nelson Mandela Advisory Committee

Carbon War Room



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Board Member
Southern African Enterprise Development Fund



Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Wales

honorary doctorate

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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

Strive Masiyiwa, Named as Morehouse College 2016 Commencement Speaker

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DIAA2016: "Africa's Digital Revolution Leadership Medal of Honor" Award to Mr. Strive Masiyiwa

Kampala, Uganda, On 25th April 2016; The 3rd Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA2016) will present "Africa's Digital Revolution Leadership Medal of Honor" award to Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, The Executive Chairman and Founder of the Econet Group. The award and honor that will be presented at Serena Kampala Hotel on August 18th 2016 is an appreciation of Mr. Strive Masiyiwa's contribution to Digital Revolution in Africa.
Having started his electrical engineering business in Zimbabwe with an equivalent of US$75, Strive later diversified into telecoms whose first huddle was the refusal to grant him a license to operate Econet Wireless at that time.
In 2016, Strive announced that, Econet Wireless, was launching a new Pay-TV service called 'Kwesé TV' that will be built around Econet's core capabilities of satellite communications, fibre optic networks, and mobile services to deliver a new TV experience and value across Africa.
Strive, has additionally mentored hundreds of youth, business managers and entrepreneurs and is a great example of the efficient use of social media to share experience, motivate and mentor the African continent.
In light of his contributions to Africa's Digital Revolution, #DIAA2016 jury found it noble to award and honor Mr. Strive Masiyiwa whose strategic leadership has been very instrumental to the digital progression Africa has witnessed over the last two decades.

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Dr.Strive Masiyiwa, Zimbabwean technology entrepreneur and philanthropist will receive the AAI 2015 Business

Dr. Strive Masiyiwa, Zimbabwean technology entrepreneur and philanthropist
Dr. Strive Masiyiwa, Zimbabwean technology entrepreneur and philanthropist
Leaders Award. Masiyiwa is founder and chairman of Econet Wireless a global telecommunications group with operations and investments in Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America and the Asia Pacific.

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Mr Strive Masiyiwa Group Chief Executive Officer - Econet Wireless Group

STRIVE T. MASIYIWA is founder, President and CEO of South African based diversified international telecommunications group Econet Wireless. Under his leadership and guidance, Econet Wireless has developed, since its formation in 1993, into a global telecommunications enterprise with a presence in more than 15 countries in Africa, Europe and the East Asia Pacific Region. The company operates in the core areas of mobile cellular telephony, fixed public networks, internet and satellite services. A recognised entrepreneur Mr Masiyiwa has also been involved in the development of Africa's independent media.

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Mr Strive Masiyiwa Vice Chairman

Strive Masiyiwa is Chief Executive of Econet Wireless International.

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