#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - the tap root of the National Party

2017-08-15 07:00

Previously Open Secrets detailed a few of the private companies that funded the National Party. Naspers, described by top management as the 'tap root of the NP', was one of the most significant donors.

'Why kill an old man for worthless items?' asks Eric Wiese’s sons

2017-08-14 18:01

Eric Wiese’s sons Andri and Kobus want to ask the two people charged with their father’s murder why they killed him for a few worthless goods.

Former Naspers financial director, 81, beaten to death in his house

2017-08-04 21:02

A former financial director of Naspers has been beaten to death in his house in Higgovale, Cape Town, during a suspected robbery. 

Competition Tribunal rejects bid to raise Natal Witness fine

2017-07-24 17:07

Publishing company Caxton has failed in its bid to increase a fine slapped on Naspers-owned company the Natal Witness from R1m to R40m.

REVEALED: The world's richest companies

2017-07-15 10:00

Only three JSE listed companies made it into the top 100 richest companies list, as Apple once again claimed top spot.

Naspers-linked Delivery Hero gains on first trading day in tech IPO success

2017-06-30 14:02

Delivery Hero has risen as much as 5.55% its first day of trading, giving the startup a market capitalisation of €4.5bn in a successful debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

Naspers to meet investors in US, UK

2017-06-25 11:12

Naspers will approach investors in the US and UK about a bond issue as it continues its quest to expand its internet businesses.

Caxton’s bid to halt Media24/Novus merger dismissed

2017-06-22 15:50

The Competition Tribunal has rejected publishing house Caxton’s application to stop the Media24 merger with printing group Novus.

JSE recovers as Naspers rebounds from sell-off

2017-06-13 18:51

The JSE edged higher following the relief bounce in Tencent seen in Hong Kong. The move saw Naspers gain 0.70% and close at R2542.76

Caxton wants answers from Koos Bekker on Media24-Novus merger

2017-06-06 20:06

Caxton wants Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker to provide evidence on the control structure involved relating to a merger whereby Media24 intends to acquire Novus.


Global market recovery lifts JSE

2017-08-14 18:53

The JSE has climbed following a broad recovery in world markets as geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the US have subsided; the rand firmed 0.97% to R13.23.

Two arrested for murder of former Naspers’ financial director

2017-08-12 17:20

A 33-year-old woman and a man, 30, have been arrested for the murder of former financial director of Naspers, Eric Wiese, police have said.

JSE reverses towards the close to end in the red

2017-08-02 19:16

Equities closed the say in the red, having been dragged down by weaker commodity prices.

Naspers awards CEO R134m in share options

2017-07-23 11:52

Naspers has awarded CEO Bob Van Dijk about R134m in long-term share options as it seeks to boost its global internet businesses.

Honour of Kings slam sees Tencent, Naspers shares fall

2017-07-04 12:30

Tencent and Naspers shares have fallen by almost 4% after a Chinese newspaper criticised the internet giant's most profitable smartphone title - Honour of Kings - in an editorial.

JSE steady as investors wait for ANC policy direction

2017-06-30 13:23

Share prices on the jSE have hardly moved as investors wait to see what will happen at the ANC’s policy conference in Johannesburg.

Naspers positive growth bolstered by Tencent investment

2017-06-23 17:02

Naspers produced positive results for the year ending 31 March 2017, with a 41% growth, spurred by strong earnings from Chinese money spinner Tencent.

Naspers shareholders to get boost in earnings

2017-06-14 19:43

Naspers expects earnings per share to increase by more than 180% for the financial year.

International Tech stock rout sees Naspers drag down JSE

2017-06-12 18:14

Naspers collapsed R158.03 to R2.525 per share – slipping 5.89% following a sharp drop in Hong-Kong listed Tencent, in which Naspers has a large investment interest.

Naspers-backed Delivery Hero targets $500m in IPO

2017-06-06 12:32

Delivery Hero, a Berlin-based food takeout business backed by Naspers has announced plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange.

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