Redfish is South Africa’s MyHammer

14 Jan 2015

To get quality work done by a tradesman, artisan, or handyman has traditionally been a challenge in South Africa. Today’s gardener can easily morf into tomorrow’s painter, or even carpenter, depending on the job on offer. This can really test the nerves of the trusting home-owner.

Since May last year a site called Redfish has been bringing some order to the home-owner’s handyman chaos. Redfish.

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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.