Here's what SA is buying online for Christmas

2014-12-05 11:35

As the world races toward the shopping season, an online retailer has revealed the top gifts for 2014.

Celebrating SA success on the global stage – Naspers and Glencore

2014-11-25 16:14

Alec Hogg looks at the global success of Koos Bekker and Ivan Glasenberg, two South African born and bred entrepreneurs whose businesses are in the news today.

Naspers delivers solid growth

2014-11-25 08:28

The Naspers Group has continued to deliver strong growth according to its half-year results, with revenues rising by 30% year-on-year.

Naspers, rivals find way to work together

2014-11-14 14:38

Naspers has found a great way to work together and combine forces with its rivals in other countries, according to CEO Bob van Dijk.

Vosloo: ANC wants to be Big Brother

2014-11-05 15:51

South Africa's independent press will find it harder to preserve its media freedom under the ANC government in the coming years, Naspers chairperson Ton Vosloo has said.

Naspers, banks lead JSE higher

2014-09-18 18:55

South African stocks have ended higher, led by Naspers after a broker upgrade while banks extended gains for the third straight session.

Moody's affirms Naspers' outlook stable

2014-08-27 17:39

Moody's has affirmed the Baa3 local currency long term issuer rating of Naspers and the Baa3 senior unsecured rating issued by Myriad International Holdings.

Naspers disappointed by Fitch ratings downgrade

2014-08-13 18:59

Naspers does not agree with ratings agency Fitch's rating downgrade, according to Meloy Horn, head of investor relations at Naspers.

Naspers joins internet Hall of Fame

2014-07-10 14:30

JSE-listed Naspers has made its mark as a top player in the world of internet, along with Google and Amazon, according to research by the World Startup Report.

Naspers wants to be mobile powerhouse

2014-07-09 18:01

The new CEO of Naspers, Bob van Dijk, says the company aims to transform itself into a predominantly mobile company.

JSE down as earnings weigh on Naspers

2014-06-23 18:11

South African stocks have edged lower as shares in Naspers, the continent's biggest company by market value, fell after posting a surprise drop in full-year earnings.

Naspers has $1.6bn to partially spend on M&A

2014-06-23 13:21

Naspers has $1.6bn in cash offshore that it can spend partially on acquisitions and for development of existing businesses, says CEO Bob van Dijk.

Naspers revenue up 26%

2014-06-23 09:55

Media group Naspers has reported consolidated revenue growth of 26%, fuelled by R7.7bn development spend on e-commerce and digital terrestrial television.

Naspers pushes JSE higher

2014-04-09 18:38

South African stocks have jumped, led by Naspers as its shares continued their rebound after a sell-off on concerns about high valuations of tech shares.

JSE hits record highs, Amplats surges

2014-04-01 18:12

South African stocks scaled record peaks, with Anglo Platinum blazing the uphill trail after sending force majeure notices to some suppliers.

Naspers leads JSE higher

2014-03-24 18:45

South African stocks ended higher, snapping two straight sessions of losses, led by Naspers' rebound from several days of steep falls.

JSE slides, Naspers leads decliners

2014-03-14 18:18

South African stocks have weakened with Naspers falling the most, tracking a decline in shares of its Chinese money spinner Tencent.

Naspers pushes JSE lower

2014-03-13 18:16

South African stocks have fallen and Naspers took the most points off the benchmark index on growing concerns about the health of China's economy.

MIH Internet Africa to restructure

2014-02-26 17:45

MIH Internet Africa, a subsidiary of the Naspers group, has decided to restructure its operations to focus on its general e-tail businesses.

Naspers’ astounding growth

2014-02-22 19:20

The growth in value in Naspers since its listing on the JSE in September 1994 has not been a single pica less than astounding.

Koos Bekker off to search for the next big thing

2014-02-22 13:32

For the next year, outgoing Naspers CEO Koos Bekker plans to travel the world to seek the “new big wave” in communication, he told Fin24 in an exclusive interview.

Spree records 500% growth

2014-02-21 17:05

Media24’s online fashion store has reported a 500% growth in 10 months, adding that it is just the beginning.

JSE stands firm, Naspers bounces back

2014-01-28 18:27

South African shares have steadied with twitchy global investors taking a pause from dumping risky emerging market assets.

Naspers shatters R1000/share ceiling

2013-12-06 10:39

E-commerce and media giant Naspers has broken through the psychological R1000 a share barrier on continued support from Chinese firm Tencent.

JSE stocks hit as Naspers slides

2013-11-26 18:12

South African stocks have slid more than 1% as Naspers tumbled after the high-flying internet firm said spending would likely crimp its earnings this year.


Celebrating SA success on the global stage

2014-11-25 19:38

Alec Hogg looks at the global success of Koos Bekker and Ivan Glasenberg, two South African born and bred entrepreneurs.

Tencent drives profit increase at Naspers

2014-11-25 12:09

Naspers has reported a 22% increase in first-half earnings, helped by a strong contribution from Hong Kong-based internet business Tencent.

Naspers selling Swiss online retailer - sources

2014-11-21 18:56

Naspers is selling its Swiss online retailer Ricardo in a deal potentially worth $413m, as the media giant focuses on emerging markets, according to two people.

Naspers ties up with rivals to boost online offering

2014-11-14 09:27

Media firm Naspers will join forces with Singapore Press Holdings and two Norwegian companies to accelerate its e-commerce businesses in emerging markets.

JSE ends lower as commodities weigh

2014-09-19 18:22

South African stocks have closed slightly lower as subdued commodity prices and concerns about Chinese growth pulled resource shares down.

Naspers delivers solid performance

2014-08-29 15:24

Naspers’ strategy has remained one of organic growth of existing businesses and limited acquisitions that add value to the group, says chair Ton Vosloo.

Sale of Paarl Media stake cancelled

2014-08-22 15:27

A minority shareholder in the Paarl Media Group, in which Media24 has a majority stake, has decided to withdraw the sale of his put shares.

Naspers debt 'small compared to value of investment'

2014-08-13 12:10

The debt of Naspers is very small compared to the value of its investment, an expert says regarding Fitch's downgrade of the tech firm on unsecured debt.

Bob van Dijk aims for Naspers mobile revolution

2014-07-10 07:57

Naspers has always stayed ahead of what clients want rather than be surprised by it, says new CEO Bob van Dijk, who wants to reinvent the media giant yet again.

Naspers CEO outlines road ahead

2014-06-24 16:47

Naspers has been very good about delivering return for its investors in the last two decades and aims to build on this, says new CEO Bob van Dijk.

Naspers earns R57bn from e-media

2014-06-23 15:32

Market watchers should have been pleased with Naspers' final results, considering its warning that high capital expenditure in e-commerce would impact on earnings.

Media24 profit down, turnover up 5%

2014-06-23 10:01

The profit of Media24 has decreased by 5% during the financial year up to the end of March.

Mobile gaming boosts Tencent, Naspers

2014-05-14 12:59

Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings, of which Naspers owns over a third, has announced a strong increase in its first-quarter net income.

Naspers drags JSE lower

2014-04-07 18:14

South African stocks have fallen sharply, led by Naspers after its money spinner Tencent Holdings was hit by a sell-off.

Naspers appoints new boss for pay-TV

2014-04-01 14:48

Naspers has named Jim Volkwyn to head its pay-television business as it pushes the lucrative segment into more homes on the African continent.

Naspers, mining drag JSE lower

2014-03-19 18:43

South African stocks have ended lower, with Naspers taking the most points off the main index, while tumbling metal prices added to a downbeat mood.

Naspers plunges after Tencent hammering

2014-03-14 12:03

Naspers, which owns over a third of China's internet giant Tencent, has taken a beating on the JSE after a sell-off in Tencent shares.

WeChat expands to Macs, SA gaming

2014-03-13 13:03

Instant messaging application WeChat is making moves to establish itself as an alternate destination with a range of features and launches designed to attract users in new markets.

Bekker's top 3 tech contributions to SA

2014-02-23 16:59

Koos Bekker is well-known for his unique pay deal with Naspers, but his ability to spot a new trend in the fast-changing world of technology is worth noting.

New Naspers CEO has big shoes to fill

2014-02-22 16:21

Outgoing Naspers CEO Koos Bekker has described his successor as the "best e-commerce man in the world".

Koos Bekker steps down as Naspers CEO

2014-02-22 07:15

Naspers CEO Koos Bekker is stepping down and will be replaced by Bob van Dijk, the company has announced.

Tencent deal of $400m on the cards

2014-02-17 17:01

Tencent, one of China's biggest internet companies, is set to announce a deal to purchase a stake in a restaurant ratings and group buying website.

Relief rally in Naspers buoys JSE

2014-01-28 13:12

A recovery in the Naspers share price, which lost more than 9% of its value over the previous two sessions, has kept the JSE afloat.

Digital vs print

2013-11-28 06:00

Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater, writes Leopold Scholtz.

Naspers' investment plans may hurt earnings

2013-11-26 18:07

Naspers sees lower full-year earnings after it plans to increase investment into internet platforms and digital pay-TV by more than 62% to lock in more customers.

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