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Econet Media Put Kwesé Play Under Administration Over $130 Million Debt

Just months after Kwesé TV (satellite subscription service) shut down after a troublesome 18 months, last week on Wednesday, Kwesé Play users in Zimbabwe, South...

Econet, Yara Launch Generation Africa in Bid to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship to Africa

Telecommunications company Econet and a global nutrition leader, Yara International ASA have launched “Generation Africa”, a partnership initiative to inspire young...

Prestigious US’ Yale University Honours Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Econet Group was recently recognized by the Yale University and awarded an honorary Doctorate of humane...

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million

The Founder and Executive Chairman of the Econet Group, Strive Masiyiwa, has bought back Mascom Botswana from MTN for US$300 million, 14 years after losing control...

Solar Energy is The Future Says Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa, Econet founder says mini-power grids based on solar energy are the solution to Africa’s energy problem. Masiyiwa made the prediction at a global...

Opportunities in agri-business: Exploiting The Strive Masiyiwa Model

The Founder and Executive Chairman of the Econet Group, Strive Masiyiwa, noted via Facebook that his friend, Akinwunmi Adesina, President of the African Development...

Masiyiwas Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is By Launching a $100m Rural Entrepreneurship Fund

Econet founder and executive chairman, Mr Strive Masiyiwa and his wife Tsitsi, have launched a $100m Challenge Fund to support rural entrepreneurs and other...

Strive Masiyiwa Grows Business Empire

Strive Masiyiwa, Econet Wireless founder, this week consolidated his position as one of Zimbabwe’s richest investors after his fintech company, Cassava Smartech...