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#11: Mwiya Musokotwane on Building the Future of Africa, Charter Cities, Innovation and Institution‪s‬ The Long Game with Mehdi Yacoubi

    • Entrepreneurship

My guest today is Mwiya Musokotwane. Mwiya is the co-founder and CEO of Thebe Investment Management, a Zambian private investment firm that is the developer of Nkwashi; a 3100-acre satellite town that will be home to up to 100,000 residents. Thebe Investment Management has US$1.5bn of project pipeline under development.

In this conversation, we talk about building charter cities in Africa, why functioning institutions are essential for progress and Mwiya explains the thought process behind Nkwashi. After that, we discuss the African tech ecosystem, and we talk about building a Pan-African culture. Mwiya explains why Wakanda is such an inspiration for his work. We finish the conversation by talking about the books that were particularly influential in Mwiya's life.

Please, enjoy my conversation with Mwiya Musokotwane!

You can find the show notes here.

Topics we discuss:


Why Mwiya is building a new city in Africa
Why charter cities lead to more progress & innovation
The African tech ecosystem
Building a Pan-African culture
Wakanda
The benefits of low tech businesses


Find Mwiya online:


Twitter
Nkwashi


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Thank you for listening to The Long Game Podcast!

All shares and reviews are appreciated!


If you enjoy this podcast, you might like The Long Game Newsletter, my weekly newsletter about health, wellness, the future, better thinking, and entrepreneurship. Every week, receive a deep dive into the challenges of our time and the ideas, technologies, and businesses that will help overcome them.
The purpose of The Long Game is to catalyze progress and innovation to make our future better.
The newsletter features the work and ideas of tech industry leaders, scientists, entrepreneurs, and thinkers.


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Get early access to lifetizr - the solution to help you optimize your blood glucose levels for better health, improved energy levels, and optimized longevity.

Connect with me:


Twitter: @mehdiyac
Website: mehdiyacoubi.com
Newsletter: thelonggame.xyz

My guest today is Mwiya Musokotwane. Mwiya is the co-founder and CEO of Thebe Investment Management, a Zambian private investment firm that is the developer of Nkwashi; a 3100-acre satellite town that will be home to up to 100,000 residents. Thebe Investment Management has US$1.5bn of project pipeline under development.

In this conversation, we talk about building charter cities in Africa, why functioning institutions are essential for progress and Mwiya explains the thought process behind Nkwashi. After that, we discuss the African tech ecosystem, and we talk about building a Pan-African culture. Mwiya explains why Wakanda is such an inspiration for his work. We finish the conversation by talking about the books that were particularly influential in Mwiya's life.

Please, enjoy my conversation with Mwiya Musokotwane!

You can find the show notes here.

Topics we discuss:


Why Mwiya is building a new city in Africa
Why charter cities lead to more progress & innovation
The African tech ecosystem
Building a Pan-African culture
Wakanda
The benefits of low tech businesses


Find Mwiya online:


Twitter
Nkwashi


====================================

Thank you for listening to The Long Game Podcast!

All shares and reviews are appreciated!


If you enjoy this podcast, you might like The Long Game Newsletter, my weekly newsletter about health, wellness, the future, better thinking, and entrepreneurship. Every week, receive a deep dive into the challenges of our time and the ideas, technologies, and businesses that will help overcome them.
The purpose of The Long Game is to catalyze progress and innovation to make our future better.
The newsletter features the work and ideas of tech industry leaders, scientists, entrepreneurs, and thinkers.


====================================

Get early access to lifetizr - the solution to help you optimize your blood glucose levels for better health, improved energy levels, and optimized longevity.

Connect with me:


Twitter: @mehdiyac
Website: mehdiyacoubi.com
Newsletter: thelonggame.xyz

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