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May 24, 2021

Telecoms mogul Masiyiwa named UK’s first black billionaire

The Zimbabwean-born businessman’s wealth is reported to be £1.087 billion, which elevates him into the ranks of Britain’s super-rich.

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Mar 15, 2021

Liquid Telecoms rebrands, offers cloud-based services

The Pan-African technology group takes a new strategic direction, as it transforms into Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a multi-faceted digital services company.

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Feb 23, 2021

Liquid Telecom seeks R9bn to refinance debt

The new funds are also intended to support the company as it continues to scale and expand its fibre network capabilities.

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Dec 18, 2020

Zim telecoms tycoon Masiyiwa takes up seat on Netflix board

The businessman says the appointment offers him an opportunity to continue on new innovations.

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Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.

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Jun 19, 2020

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.

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Ramaphosa tasks telecoms mogul Masiyiwa to source PPEs for Africa

The president appoints Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to assist Africa in sourcing personal protection equipment.

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Generation Africa kicks off next agritech competition for Africa

Organisers say the 2020 competition launched amid the coronavirus pandemic will give hope and support to agripreneurs on the African continent.

2:40
Nov 18, 2019

Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African ‘netpreneurs’

Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.

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Dec 10, 2018

Liquid Telecom to invest R5.6bn in Egypt

The pan-African telecoms group will invest $400 million in Egyptian network infrastructure and data centres, following the completion of its `Cape to Cairo' link.

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Jul 17, 2018

Liquid Telecom in venture to build Cape to Cairo fibre network

The company signs a deal with Telecom Egypt to enable it to complete Africa's terrestrial fibre network.

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Jul 10, 2017

Liquid Telecom raises R9.4bn for expansion

The group's debut R7.4 billion bond offering attracted strong interest from international markets and the group has added R2 billion through a term loan.

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