Tencent in talks to buy Hay Day, Clash of Clans company

2016-05-24 07:12

Tencent - which Naspers has a 34% stake in - is in talks to buy a majority stake in gamemaker Supercell Oy from SoftBank, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

ShowMax launches in 36 African countries

2016-05-13 12:41

Naspers-owned internet video streaming service ShowMax has switched on its service in 36 African countries after it launched in South Africa in August 2015.

PIC CEO: We wanted a Naspers for black people

2016-05-10 14:40

The Public Investment Corporation decided to invest in Independent Media to give black people a chance to create a second Naspers, says CEO Daniel Matjila.

Naspers profit 'held back' by weak local currencies

2016-03-22 11:37

Naspers has said fiscal full-year profit growth will be held back by depressed sub-Saharan economies and weaker local currencies.

Don't limit your stock picks to last year's winners

2016-03-02 12:03

It’s easy to be tempted to pick the previous year’s best performers for your portfolio. We take a look at why this is not necessarily the smartest way forward.

ShowMax not hiking subscription fees, for now

2016-02-08 12:12

Local internet video service ShowMax is not increasing its monthly R99 subscription rate despite the weak rand impacting its business.

MWEB shifts focus to fibre broadband

2016-02-02 10:08

The internet service provider says it plans boosting its fibre to the home sales force amid the growing demand for digital content streaming services.

An eye on the JSE's top five

2016-01-19 09:04

Experts share their views on the JSE's top stocks. Among these is AB InBev, which is now the top JSE-listed company.

The JSE's five biggest stars

2016-01-15 06:15

The JSE’s top five companies are active in a range of diverse sectors. What these giants have in common is that they offer South African investors offshore exposure.

ShowMax: Netflix ‘good’ for SA internet TV

2016-01-07 10:01

Naspers owned video streaming service ShowMax has said that Netflix’s launch in South Africa will boost local awareness of internet television.


Naspers gains to month high on Russia unit, rand

2016-05-16 14:36

Naspers has climbed to the highest in a month after its Russian classified-ads unit reported a rise in revenue and on the back of a weakened rand.

Naspers opens new San Francisco office

2016-05-11 13:11

Global media and internet company Naspers has opened an office in San Francisco, a city renowned for housing top internet giants such as Facebook and Google.

Naspers switches to dollar in financial reporting

2016-04-19 10:47

Global internet and media company Naspers will change the presentation currency in its consolidated financial statements from the rand to the US dollar.

A user take on Naspers' BEE stocks

2016-03-07 11:23

Fin24 user Derek A Harris provides an update on Naspers BEE shares, which he says are putting up a good show.

Naspers injects R3.9bn into India’s ibibo

2016-02-25 16:08

Global internet and media company Naspers has injected a further $250m in India’s largest online travel company ibibo Group.

Management shakeup at parent company

2016-02-05 14:07

The company says it has shifted managers around and brought in new hires to position itself in a "changing media environment".

Ton Vosloo on choices, success and how M-Net was started with R50 000

2016-01-29 11:21

To build a successful business one needs a good business plan, a great business team and the support of the board, says former Naspers chair Ton Vosloo.

Streaming TV could save you money

2016-01-15 13:07

The arrival of Netflix is a shot in the arm for the streaming movement in South Africa and may help locals save money while watching favourite TV shows, says an industry expert.

MWEB, ShowMax in free data deal

2016-01-14 09:21

Internet subscription TV player ShowMax and service provider MWEB have partnered to grant South African subscribers three months of free access to the service.

Jump in SA shift to online shopping

2015-12-18 12:00

South Africans are increasingly adopting online shopping as the Christmas rush puts pressure on retailers to generate a healthy bottom line in a tough environment.

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