Strive Masiyiwa: 6 facts you may want to know about him
● Strive Masiyiwa: 6 facts you may want to know about him
● Strive Masiyiwa graduated from the University of Wales, Bachelor of Engineering
Strive as the name sound has been a very successful business man. He’s coaching style and inspiring words on social media paved the way for many youth across Africa and beyond.
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Below are some facts about him
5. Strive Masiyiwa is self made
He’s a self made entrepreneur whose wealth can be traced to Telecommunications. He has massively expanded his business through the Telecom business, and that’s the origin of his wealth.
4. Masiyiwa is number 16 on the 2020/2021 list of Africa richest
Strive made it to Forbes African richest list of 2020/2021. He’s number 16 on the list, with net worth of 1.1 billion dollars.
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3. He’s a Zimbabwean
People always doubt where Strive Masiyiwa hails from. Well he’s a proud African, from Zimbabwe. He lives in London but Zimbabwe is his home.
2. Strive and his wife, Tsitsi are owners of Higherlife Foundation
Strive Masiyiwa and Tsitsi, his lovely wife are founders of the Higherlife Foundation. The foundation since its inception has helped the poor in Africa, especially children. The foundation supports orphanages as well. Some African countries who have benefited are Burundi, Lesotho, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
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1. He worked at ZPTC after his university education in Britain
Masiyiwa came home after his education and worked with a Zimbabwe phone company, ZPTC. He later established his own engineering firm and sold it afterwards. He again founded Econet Wireless Zimbabwe but had to fight the government in court for years.