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 MasiyiwaEconet

Strive Masiyiwa (born 1961) is a Zimbabwean born entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of Econet Wireless International a global telecommunications group. In 2002, Masiyiwa made it to the Time Magazine List of Most Influential People, and in March 2014, he was... Read More About Strive Masiyiwa

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... Read More About Econet


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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?

  3. Eddington says:

    This was a great discussion forum. Thank you for sharing

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