Zim publisher turns kiosk owners into classified ad sellers

10 Apr 2012

By Christo Volschenk
A Zimbabwean publisher has found a way to grow its print and online classifieds business without spending money to promote it.

Alpha Media Holdings, publisher of daily and weekly newspapers and a relatively young free small classified ads portal at Classifieds.co.zw, turned news

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on Aimgroup.com and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.