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  • Markets

    Strive Masiyiwa watching Zambia under Hichilema for investment

    ZIMBABWEAN businessman Strive Masiyiwa says the Zambia transition is “African class” and he will be watching new President Hakainde Hichilema’s policies to decide on possible new investment in the country. Masiyiwa owns Liquid Intelligent Technologies, Africa’s largest fibre company, which has operations in Zambia and across the continent. “Like most Africans, I had my eyes fixed this last week on…

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  • Science & Tech

    Masiyiwa begins building US$100m data centre in Nigeria

    ZIMBABWEAN billionaire and philanthropist Strive Masiyiwa began constructing a US$100m data centre in Nigeria this week and indicated that Kenya and South Africa are his next targets. Liquid Telecom is one of the largest network operators in Africa and is majority-owned by Econet Global, Strive Masiyiwa’s company. Liquid has built more than 70,000 kilometers of fiber and operates five data…

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  • Business Briefs

    Masiyiwa buys backs shares from Botswana Power Corporation

    THE Competition and Consumer Authority has given Liquid Telecommunications Holdings (LTH) the green light to acquire the 42.5 percent shares currently held by Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) in Liquid Telecom Botswana. In 2016, Liquid Telecom Holdings entered into a joint agreement with BPC in a venture known as Liquid Telecom Botswana (LTB). The arrangement was that BPC would lease its…

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