OAM financials bring Africa back to earth

26 Aug 2014

The financial performance of One Africa Media (OAM), laid open by Australian classifieds company SEEK last week, brought the story of classifieds in Africa back to earth (for now). It is a story which loses touch with reality from time to time. For instance, when new classified businesses are launched as if it’s easier than gra

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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.