About Songhai Capital

Established in 2010, Songhai Capital is a Cape Town and Johannesburg-based investment company with the ultimate objective of promoting the success and lasting value of the portfolio of companies wherein they invest.

It is owned by a team of business leaders comprising Zarina Bassa, Dr Steve Booysen, Shameel Joosub, Peter Mageza and Edwin Schmidt.

Providing strategic direction and management supervision, the company’s principal investment interests span various sectors, including commercial property, financial services, mining, telecommunications, facilities management, corporate, leisure and incentive travel as well as conference and events management.

The company is 70% black and 27% female owned and is involved primarily in businesses that offer high growth potential and sectors where the leadership team has combined knowledge and experience, thereby adding immediate value.