Watch Strive Masiyiwa’s townhall as he answers questions on Youth and Entrepreneurship

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Zimbabwe’s most iconic business person, Strive Masiyiwa was a guest at a townhall in Tanzania which was broadcast live. You can watch the video above.

At the event, the founder of Econet responded to questions about youth and entrepreneurship, sharing lessons from his journey as one of Africa’s most successful business people


As far as we know, this is the first time that Strive has held a live face to face QnA session with young people on the continent.

The Econet founder and chairman is in Dar es Salam Tanzania for the GSM Africa Mobile 360 event.

Strive Masiyiwa (born 1961) is an entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of global telecommunications group, Econet Wireless International. In 2002, Masiyiwa was named to the Time Magazine List of Most Influential People, and in March 2014, he was selected to Fortune Magazine’s list of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders”. He is one of Africa’s most influential figures, and a champion for the power of technology to improve people's lives. Read More

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, a subsidiary of Econet Wireless International, is the first and largest mobile network services provider in Zimbabwe. The telecoms giant became popular with its products and services such as Buddie. It has established branches in different corners of the country and enjoys a subscriber base of more than 9 million, undoubtedly the largest in Zimbabwe. Among other services, it has acclaimed dominance in telecommunications services, providing solutions in mobile, fixed telephony services, internet and satellite access and payment solutions, and mobile money services. Read More

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  1. Anonymous says:

    The first I have actually listened to Mr Strive. Very impressive and engaging. I ended up listening to the entire 2 hours. Now I understand why some people have been begging him to come and lead us out of this shytehole

  2. Anonymous says:

    Youth town hall vs Youth interface rallies. Could we be witnessing the launch of something bigger?

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