African and Overseas Enterprises Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the retail, property, media and broadcasting, and water infrastructure businesses. The company is involved in the retail sales of ladies' and men's clothing, shoes, costume jewellery, and related fashion accessories and cosmetics through Queenspark stores in South Africa and Namibia. It also owns and manages a property portfolio investment and owner-occupied properties; and offers private water and wastewater utility services. In addition, the company engages in the installation of satellite transmission equipment; radio and television signal distribution; and supply of microwave and satellite news gathering services, including broadcasting, studio recording, and related services. African and Overseas Enterprises Limited was founded in 1947 and is based in Cape Town, South Africa.