ZIMBABWE Banks Issue dated 15/05/2020

AU-feted mobile money magnate Strive Masiyiwa vilified by Harare

Strive Masiyiwa, the London-based Zimbabwean finance, tech and telecom mogul.
Strive Masiyiwa, the London-based Zimbabwean finance, tech and telecom mogul. © Reuters/Gus Ruelas
The African Union may have appointed him to tackle the coronavirus pandemic across the continent, but Strive Masiyiwa does not enjoy the same level of confidence from authorities in his native Zimbabwe. The country's central bank has clipped the wings of EcoCash, Masiyiwa's mobile money business, which plays a key role in the country's economy. [...] (984 words)
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