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May 2014

Kenya’s largest property portal has received a round of investment from African classified giant One Africa Media (OAM), which the startup plans to use to boost and upgrade its operations. Speaking to HumanIPO, Jamie Pujara, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of BuyRentKenya, said the money will be spent on improving certain aspects of …

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Jun 2013
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One Africa Media (OAM), previously named Private Property Holdings, has secured a US$25-million round of investment for the expansion of its operations across Africa. The South African-based company that operates Internet classifieds businesses in cars, travel, real estate and jobs secured US$20-million (R205.53-million) from Australian-listed jobs portal SEEK. A significant portion of the group is …

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Jun 2013
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Seek, an Australian digital recruitment company that was built by taking market share from print media, has bought a 25 percent share in One Africa Media for $25 million, its first foray into Africa, according to a report at ninemsn. One Africa Media owns online marketplaces for cars, real estate and travel services, in addition …

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Feb 2013
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Since Africa is one of the largest remaining classifieds opportunities in the world, two of the continent’s leading players in the space have teamed up to build what could become the largest online classifieds entity in the continent. The merger, which formed a new entity called One Media Africa, brings Kenyan-based, Cheki Africa Media which …

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