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24 Year Old Youtube Bloggers Buys $1.5M House

As seen on dailymail.co.uk  She began her career as a teenager posting videos on YouTube about fashion and beauty from her bedroom. But seven million subscribers later internet superstar Zoe Sugg, 24, better known as Zoella, has bought herself a

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24 Year Old Youtube Bloggers Buys $1.5M House

As seen on dailymail.co.uk  She began her career as a teenager posting videos on YouTube about fashion and beauty from her bedroom. But seven million subscribers later internet superstar Zoe Sugg, 24, better known as Zoella, has bought herself a

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Something Spiritual, Then Monopoly Is Struck Down (part 7).

AS SEEN ON Dr Strive’s FB Page The court papers had been ready to file for two whole weeks, and yet I had not authorised their filing. People who knew thought I had got cold feet….. I kept praying. Those were days,when

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Something Spiritual, Then Monopoly Is Struck Down (part 7).

AS SEEN ON Dr Strive’s FB Page The court papers had been ready to file for two whole weeks, and yet I had not authorised their filing. People who knew thought I had got cold feet….. I kept praying. Those were days,when

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A miraculous phone call, and a dramatic return to the courts (Part 6).

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

Lancaster House, was the venue, in London of the negotiations to end colonial rule, in the then Rhodesia, which is now Zimbabwe. It was there the first Constitution to be adopted by the country, was agreed at the end of 1979.

‘There is a clause in the constitution, which specifically says that every Zimbabwean, “shall have the right to impart information, without hinderance.”…. I was there, when it was adopted. Discuss it with your lawyers; I think it could be helpful with your case. It’s not over, if you have the courage to go to the Constitutional Court.’

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A miraculous phone call, and a dramatic return to the courts (Part 6).

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

Lancaster House, was the venue, in London of the negotiations to end colonial rule, in the then Rhodesia, which is now Zimbabwe. It was there the first Constitution to be adopted by the country, was agreed at the end of 1979.

‘There is a clause in the constitution, which specifically says that every Zimbabwean, “shall have the right to impart information, without hinderance.”…. I was there, when it was adopted. Discuss it with your lawyers; I think it could be helpful with your case. It’s not over, if you have the courage to go to the Constitutional Court.’

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The Decision That Changed My Life And Put Me On A Path To Victory (Part 5).

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

When we lost the Supreme Court case in June 1994, I was totally devastated. Two years of work appeared to have gone down the drain. My dream was shattered. The lawyers made it clear that there was no appeal possible, and we packed away all the files.

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The Decision That Changed My Life And Put Me On A Path To Victory (Part 5).

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

When we lost the Supreme Court case in June 1994, I was totally devastated. Two years of work appeared to have gone down the drain. My dream was shattered. The lawyers made it clear that there was no appeal possible, and we packed away all the files.

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The court decision that changed my life… Forever (Part 4)

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

It was January 1994, I was in South Africa on one of my “spy missions” watching MTN and Vodacom roll out the first GSM networks in South Africa when I received the phone call from Zimbabwe. It was Antony Eastwood, “The High Court, has declared that PTC does not have a monopoly over cell phones. They have ordered that they should give you the frequencies immediately and you can begin your business. CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE WON!”

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The court decision that changed my life… Forever (Part 4)

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

It was January 1994, I was in South Africa on one of my “spy missions” watching MTN and Vodacom roll out the first GSM networks in South Africa when I received the phone call from Zimbabwe. It was Antony Eastwood, “The High Court, has declared that PTC does not have a monopoly over cell phones. They have ordered that they should give you the frequencies immediately and you can begin your business. CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE WON!”

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Preparing For Court (Part 3)

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

Always get the best people to advise you

“The best lawyer for this kind of case, is Antony Eastwood. He is semi retired, and only does cases that interest him. He used to defend the freedom fighters during the fight against colonialism. He is eccentric, but a genius.If you can persuade him and his partners to take this case, then you have the best legal team.” That was the advice of Ian Donovan, the lawyer at the bank.

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Preparing For Court (Part 3)

The Strive Masiyiwa Series ||

Always get the best people to advise you

“The best lawyer for this kind of case, is Antony Eastwood. He is semi retired, and only does cases that interest him. He used to defend the freedom fighters during the fight against colonialism. He is eccentric, but a genius.If you can persuade him and his partners to take this case, then you have the best legal team.” That was the advice of Ian Donovan, the lawyer at the bank.

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Next Chapter: How I Entered Into The Cell Phone Business (Part 2)

The Strive Masiyiwa Series||

It took me more than a year of research and study to finally have a business plan. I then approached the best investment banker in the country, at the time. His name was Dr Nkosana Moyo, and he was CEO of Standard Chartered Merchant Bank Zimbabwe.

I called my new business, “Enhanced Communications Network”. Dr Moyo read my business plan and his key comment was ” can I suggest a name change? I think you should call it, ECONET. This is a great project, we are happy to fund it. I have put together a team to work on it. I also have the support of our head office in London”…

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Next Chapter: How I Entered Into The Cell Phone Business (Part 2)

The Strive Masiyiwa Series||

It took me more than a year of research and study to finally have a business plan. I then approached the best investment banker in the country, at the time. His name was Dr Nkosana Moyo, and he was CEO of Standard Chartered Merchant Bank Zimbabwe.

I called my new business, “Enhanced Communications Network”. Dr Moyo read my business plan and his key comment was ” can I suggest a name change? I think you should call it, ECONET. This is a great project, we are happy to fund it. I have put together a team to work on it. I also have the support of our head office in London”…