British International Investment
17 December 2019

Strive Masiyiwa on how impact investors can best support long term and sustainable growth in Africa

Africa’s next generation of local business leaders is emerging, but will need greater support to develop the skills essential for building the businesses that will be the next success stories on the continent.

Earlier this year we welcomed Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet Group, to our office in London. As part of the event, Strive shared his views on the importance of entrepreneurship and supporting long term and sustainable growth in Africa.

In this video, Strive discusses how he thinks impact investors like CDC can support skills development on the continent:

Econet Group is the parent company of Liquid Telecom. In December 2018 we announced our US$180 million equity investment in Liquid Telecom, the largest independent fibre and cloud provider in Africa.

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