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Strive Masiyiwa one of four judges at first Annual Africa Netpreneur Initiative

In line with Higherlife Foundation’s commitment to promoting African entrepreneurship, our Co-Founder Strive Masiyiwa was one of four judges this month at the first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) that saw $1 million in prize money awarded to 10 African entrepreneurs.  A flagship initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, the prize aims to support ...
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Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder, Strive Masiyiwa, awarded Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Yale University

by in News. Posted May 21, 2019
On the 20th of May 2019, Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder and Econet Wireless Group Chairman, Strive Masiyiwa was presented with an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters at the Yale Commencement ceremony in New Haven, Connecticut. Since the commencement of 1702, the Yale Corporation has awarded honorary degrees to individuals for their outstanding achievement and contributions to ...
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Higherlife Foundation partners with END Fund to launch book on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Deformed legs, extreme scarring and swelling of the skin and tissues, bloody urine, turned-in eyelashes that scratch the cornea; these are some the painful, disheartening effects of Neglected Tropical Diseases – a group of devastating communicable diseases that affect over one and a half billion people across the world. Although relatively unknown to the international ...
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S.T.A.R Leadership Academy student awarded for innovative project at 2019 Zimbabwe Science Fair

After a successful orientation week in Inyanga, The S.T.A.R Leadership Academy (SLA) academic year is now in full swing and we could not be more excited for the first cohort of students. The highly anticipated academic and leadership program has already got the ball rolling with immersing its students in academically enriching activities and events, ...
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Higherlife Foundation Co-Chair, Tsitsi Masiyiwa, awarded Champions for Change Award for Leadership

by in Blog, News. Posted March 6, 2019
On the 5th of March 2019, Higherlife Foundation Co-Chair Tsitsi Masiyiwa was honoured by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)* with the prestigious Champions for Change Award for Leadership in London. Now in its 13th year, the Champions for Change Award celebrates leaders and visionaries who demonstrate remarkable leadership in promoting the rights ...
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