Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has issued a statement noting the success that its founder Strive Masiyiwa has had as an entrepreneur. Titled “Masiyiwa has started four businesses that are now valued at more than $13 billion,” the press release says Masiyiwa founded 4 unicorns (startup businesses worth more than a billion dollars).
The press releases follows public exchanges on social media that Masiyiwa has had on two fronts. He has had exchanges with a group that includes Mutumwa Mawere, Miriam Mutizwa and Rutendo Matinyarare on one front. He has also had exchanges with a former government minister in Robert Mugabe’s government Professor Jonathan Moyo, who called him a bond billionaire.
Here’s the press release:
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 Wireless Zimbabwe
Jonathan Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and former member of the ZANU-PF party where he was a member of the party's Politiburo. He is also the former minister of Higher and Tertiary Education. Moyo was expelled from Parliament as the (Tsholotsho North) Legislator in November... Read More About Jonathan Moyo
Mutumwa Mawere is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur who is based in South Africa. In 2004 Mutumwas was accused of defrauding the Government of Zimbabwe and the government tried to extradite him from South Africa and did not succeed. Mawere's businesses were 'specified', however, Mutumwa accused the... Read More About Mutumwa Mawere