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.
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💬 Topics we discuss
- Why Mwiya came back to Zambia and left the UK
- 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
- The benefits of low tech businesses
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📚 Books recommended by Mwiya
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
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📝 My Favorite Articles From Mwiya
Nkwashi - Its not just a house, its a way of life
Nkwashi is new town that is being developed 36 kilometres east of the City of Lusaka. Nkwashi will include more than 9460 residential plots, as well as hundreds of acres of green areas and parks, an American University with a Teaching Hospital.
Our Leadership - Thebe Investment Management
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