Naspers mulls $2.5bn capital raising as profit gains

2015-11-28 11:45

Naspers, Africa’s largest company by market value, is considering a capital raising of as much as $2.5bn to fund acquisitions and pay down debt.

Naspers’ revenue surges 24% to R74bn

2015-11-27 17:07

Online businesses helped spur on a 24% year-on-year revenue growth at internet and media giant Naspers.

WeChat in SA digital wallet play

2015-11-26 12:34

Instant messaging application WeChat has launched a local digital wallet that it hopes could replace the need to carry cash or cards.

Naspers expects big jump in earnings

2015-11-20 11:17

The share price of the global media and internet giant was up around 1% in trade in Johannesburg following a market update advising shareholders of higher earnings.

New Media24 e-commerce head ready for action

2015-11-12 17:07

Vincent Hoogduijn, the new CEO of Media24’s e-commerce division, shares his view on trends, challenges and opportunities in the industry.

Why Kevin Tucker bought back PriceCheck

2015-11-11 10:57

Local price comparison website PriceCheck has come a long way since Kevin Tucker started coding it from scratch in his bedroom in 2006.

Naspers hits new record on Russia deal, Tencent

2015-10-25 11:47

Naspers is merely continuing to build its interests in the online world, an area well known to CEO Bob van Dijk, says an investment expert.

Can SA media step into the future?

2015-10-15 15:15

The media landscape is shifting and companies in the sector need to be at the forefront of innovation to keep up with consumers. Abroad, the sector has come to the party, but SA media companies are struggling.

Naspers chair rakes in billions from stock options

2015-09-18 13:34

Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker has reduced his stake by selling stock options valued at about R20.4bn at current prices after stepping down as CEO, according to the company's annual report.

Record response to News24’s comments move

2015-09-09 14:04

Trolls, opinion makers and those poking fun have broken a record on News24’s comments section this week.


Media24 records R217m trading profit

2015-11-27 17:35

Media24, the print and media publishing business of Naspers, has recorded a trading profit of R217m as it cuts costs and streamlines its operations.

ShowMax targets expanding global reach - report

2015-11-26 14:35

Internet video service ShowMax plans to provide Afrikaans and West African content in international markets in the coming months, according to a Bloomberg report.

The agony and ecstasy – a new investor’s story

2015-11-26 12:16

This Fin24 user had never bought any shares before in her life, so was a real newbie. Here’s how she struck gold – and also bought a bit of a lemon.

Ian Kilbride: Financial services entrepreneur – first Appleton, now Warwick

2015-11-19 06:59

Warwick Wealth CEO Ian Kilbride shares his story and talks about his rapidly expanding business in a chat specially tailored for fellow entrepreneurs.

A tip – and a warning – from SA’s hottest stock market fund manager

2015-11-11 16:21

Hot money management firm 36One’s co-founder Cy Jacobs is negative on SA Inc, especially consumer-facing businesses exposed to the local market.

Naspers disposes of R2.7bn in internet assets

2015-10-26 09:39

Global internet and media company Naspers plans to dispose of its holdings in two Central and Eastern Europe online retailers for R2.7bn.

Naspers in R16bn Russian classifieds deal

2015-10-23 09:25

Global internet and media giant Naspers has announced a R16bn deal to become the largest shareholder in Avito, the leading online classifieds platform in Russia.

Samsung TVs dominate OLX classifieds

2015-09-29 16:52

Samsung is the dominant TV brand that South Africans buy, according to data released from OLX.

Orange video streaming service coming to SA

2015-09-14 14:10

A subsidiary of French telecommunications company Orange plans to launch its own video on demand offering in South Africa next year.

ShowMax considers adding download option - report

2015-09-04 14:31

Naspers-owned streaming video company ShowMax is considering adding download content to its mix, according to Bloomberg.

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