Naspers said to consider sale of Africa Pay-TV business

2017-05-18 19:34

Naspers is considering the sale of its pay-TV business in Africa as sluggish economic expansion in key markets stifles growth, according to people familiar with the matter.

Naspers pumps R960m into Takealot

2017-04-11 16:21

Takealot Online has received a R960m investment from Naspers, which Takealot says will allow the company to grow its business in a market with huge potential.

Commission recommends Media24 divest majority stake in Novus

2017-04-03 16:12

The Competition Commission has recommended that Media24 divest its majority shareholding of Novus to Naspers shareholders and retain a 19% stake.

Tencent profits jump 43% on mobile gaming success

2017-03-22 18:32

Chinese technology giant Tencent reported a profit boost, helped by the growing popularity of its mobile games.

Naspers & Didata…plus ca change, plus c’est la même chose? – analyst

2017-02-01 14:34

An expert who uses the ROAM model (Return-on-Assets Managed) to pinpoint opportunities or challenges draws comparisons between Didata and Naspers.

Naspers seeks partners in Africa to take on Netflix

2017-01-18 19:03

Naspers, Africa’s biggest company by market value, is seeking partnerships with mobile-phone operators to boost its video-on-demand business, says CEO Bob Van Dijk in Davos.

Tencent shares' R480bn loss shows depth of China gloom

2017-01-04 06:38

For a clue on how bearish foreign investors have become about Chinese stocks, take a look at Tencent, in which e-commerce giant Naspers has a 34% stake.

Ed Herbst: Creating a ‘Black Naspers’ – part 1

2016-12-23 12:20

The big question was: Why did the Afrikaners, despite an Afrikaner-based party being in power for most of the time up to the 1970s, lag so far behind economically?

Naspers sees education as new growth market

2016-11-28 08:33

Naspers plans to expand in education software as Africa’s biggest company by market value searches for a repeat of the profitable bet it made on Tencent.

Naspers issues scam alert

2016-11-21 09:47

Internet and media giant Naspers has issued a fraud alert, warning South Africans of a scam that promises high returns on share trades made on their behalf.


Naspers rally lifts JSE

2017-04-25 18:14

Trading on the local bourse remained positive as the rand weakened 0.65% to R13.9 by the close of the JSE.

Markets close firmer, but banks remain under strain

2017-04-10 18:38

South African markets ended firmer, while banks and retailers remain under pressure as investors review the implications of the most recent credit ratings downgrade.

SABC’s Morning Live ordered to apologise to Daily Sun

2017-03-28 22:02

The SABC's Morning Live has been ordered to apologise to The Daily Sun after broadcasting a one-sided interview.

The ‘McDonald’s’ of streaming seeks disrupting ShowMax, Netflix

2017-03-08 13:48

Iflix, a video-streaming service with customers mostly in Southeast Asia, has raised $90m to take on Netflix and Naspers in Africa and the Middle East.

Naspers objects to new auditing framework

2017-01-20 11:11

Naspers has added its voice to objections to a proposed new framework of how companies appoint auditors, challenging the way an auditing body wants to introduce the new measures.

Amazon ‘walks away’ from takeover of Naspers-linked

2017-01-18 17:01 and India’s Flipkart Online Services are said to have walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based after disagreeing over price.

#Sugartax: IRR climbs into media over Coke funding

2016-12-23 17:55

Frans Cronje, CEO of the South African Institute for Race Relations (IRR), responds to what he calls a media slur campaign against the think tank.

Internet Solutions to snap up MWEB

2016-12-02 13:52

Local ICT company Internet Solutions has entered into an agreement to acquire internet service provider MWEB for an undisclosed amount.

Naspers' half-year earnings jump on e-commerce, Tencent

2016-11-25 16:53

Internet and media giant Naspers recorded an earnings jump for the six months ended September 30 2016 thanks to its e-commerce unit and stake in Tencent.

MegaFon in talks with holders about buying stake

2016-11-17 07:25

MegaFon, the Russian wireless carrier controlled by billionaire Alisher Usmanov, says it is in talks with shareholders about buying a stake.

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