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Strive Masiyiwa: Richest Man in Zimbabwe

/ June 24, 2014

Aged 53, Strive Masiyiwa is the richest man in Zimbabwe with a net worth of $600 million, as of November 2013 according to Forbes . He is a self-made millionaire and a well-known name in the telecom industry worldwide. He is the founder of Econet Wireless, a group of telecom companies that have operations Europe, East Asia, Africa and South America.

Net Worth: $600 Million

Source of Wealth: Telecom (Econet Wireless)

Even though he is a citizen of Zimbabwe, he is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Strive Masiyiwa is married and has four children. This telecom mogul is the 32nd richest person in the African continent. He and his wife run the Higher Life Foundation, which provides scholarship to orphans. It also takes care of kids whose parents would have died of AIDS.