Sekunjalo buys Independent News SA

18 Feb 2013

A consortium headed by Cape Town-based Sekunjalo Holdings acquired Independent News & Media SA (INMSA) from Irish publishing group Independent News & Media (INM) for R2 billion ($225 million U.S.), Reuters reported today.

INMSA is a print-heavy publisher with relatively little influence in the local internet space, with the excepti

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on 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.