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Mr. Strive T. Masiyiwa

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Founder and Chairman

Email: m***@***.com
Local Address: South Africa
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

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Trustee
    Rockefeller Foundation
  • Member, Board of Trustees
    Rockefeller Foundation


  • honorary doctorate
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Web References
The Trust includes Africa's leading ..., 14 Jan 2015 [cached]
The Trust includes Africa's leading entrepreneurs, such as Aliko Dangote (Dangote Group), Strive Masiyiwa (Econet Wireless), Phuthuma Nhleko (MTN), Patrice Motsepe (African Rainbow Minerals), Cristina Stenberg (Kinnevik) and Yusuf Manji (The Quality Group), as well as top companies like Nedbank, Standard Chartered Bank and Old Mutual.
We fully support the AU's efforts to bolster Africa's health services infrastructure to address fault lines that make such epidemics not only possible, but probable," said Mr Strive Masiyiwa, the Chairman and Founder of Econet Wireless.
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Strive Masiyiwa, CEO, Econet Wireless
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Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless, joins ABN's Hannah Viviers in studio for more detail.
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.
In these chapters, Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless International discusses this extraordinary case & the significance of this ruling on Corporate Africa.
Carbon War Room Founder, Strive Masiyiwa Joins Advisory Board
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Strive Masiyiwa, founder and chairman of Econet Wireless and one of Forbes' top 50 business leaders, has convened a host committee that includes the following executives:
"This event will embody the leadership and legacy of Ambassador Andrew Young," said Mr. Masiyiwa, chairman of the Pan-African Gathering.
About Strive Masiyiwa Strive Masiyiwa is the founder and chairman of the global telecommunications group, Econet Wireless. He currently serves on a number of international boards, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Advisory Board of the Counsel on Foreign Relations, the Africa Progress Panel, and AGRA, the UN Secretary General's Advisory Boards for Sustainable Energy, and for Education. He is a juror of the Hilton Foundation's Humanitarian Prize. In 2012, Masiyiwa attended the G-8 Summit at Camp David at the invitation of President Obama to help G-8 leaders find innovative ways to increase food production and end hunger in Africa.
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Strive Masiyiwa
Strive Masiyiwa, a Zimbabwean national, is one of Africa's most respected business leaders. He first came to international prominence when he fought a landmark constitutional legal battle in Zimbabwe. The ruling, which led to the removal of the state monopoly in telecommunications, is generally regarded as a milestone in opening Africa's telecommunications sector to private capital.
Mr Masiyiwa is chairman and chief executive of Econet Wireless, a global telecommunications group based in South Africa with operations in 18 countries. He is also involved with leading African businesses in areas including financial services, insurance, renewable energy, hotels and safari lodges.
Mr Masiyiwa is internationally recognised for his leadership in campaigning against corruption in Africa and championing the rule of law. He has served on numerous boards and trusts in Zimbabwe and internationally. He is a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation and a board member of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa.
Mr Masiyiwa is also active in promoting awareness of the impact of AIDS in Africa. He and his wife established and fund a foundation that provides scholarships to more than 25,000 orphans. Mr Masiyiwa and his family live in Johannesburg.
Panel Members Kofi Annan, Linah Mohohlo and Strive Masiyiwa launch the 2013 Africa Progress Report
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