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Koos Bekker seeking to repeat Tencent success

The South African billionaire is scouring the globe in search of new tech deals
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:50

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Mr Bekker says: "E-commerce is not a get-rich-quick business. You need a good amount of patience."

Cape Town

SOUTH African billionaire Koos Bekker has spent 15 years riding the rocket of the Chinese Internet thanks to one really smart - or really lucky - investment. Now he's trying to do it again.

In 2001, Naspers Ltd, the media group he chairs, put US$32 million into a then-

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