Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho

2019-08-12 11:06

Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media.

Naspers announces September date for Prosus listing

2019-07-19 13:20

The media and internet giant is aiming to list its international internet assets on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange, with a secondary inward listing on the JSE.

Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to lead Naspers in South Africa

2019-07-03 09:17

Mahanyele-Dabengwa will be based in Johannesburg and report directly to the group CEO of Naspers, Bob van Dijk.

Naspers says delay in listing Prosus 'unfortunate'

2019-06-24 17:34

Naspers had scheduled the Prosus listing for July 17. It now plans to list in September, following a shareholders meeting in mid-August.

Naspers to invest R30m in online cleaning platform SweepSouth

2019-06-20 16:13

SweepSouth, founded in 2014, connects clients with domestic cleaners.

News24 is SA's most trusted news brand, says Reuters study

2019-06-14 14:31

The Reuters Institute has named News24 as the most trusted news brand in South Africa.

Tencent counts on smash hit call of duty to quicken global push

2019-06-05 14:14

Tencent plans to roll out marquee title Call of Duty Mobile to markets from the US and Europe to Latin America, accelerating efforts to plumb new avenues of growth as uncertainty grips its Chinese home market.

Think before you trim, Sanef warns media houses on job cuts

2019-05-14 16:39

The South African National Editors Forum urged media companies to come up with more creative ways of rescuing their ailing businesses rather than resorting to job cuts.

Naspers donates R1m for KZN flood recovery efforts

2019-04-25 11:47

Naspers says it has donated R1m in support of disaster relief and recovery efforts in flood-ravaged KwaZulu-Natal.

Naspers CEO bets Dutch listing will fix Tencent stake discount

2019-03-25 18:26

Naspers Chief Executive Officer Bob van Dijk has been working for years to solve a problem rivals might envy – getting investors to value his South African firm nearer to its $133bn stake in Tencent.


Couple get life, 25 years for murder of former Naspers financial director

2019-08-02 14:30

The couple convicted and sentenced for the murder of former financial director of Naspers Eric Wiese have a string of convictions to their name, with the man believed to be the mastermind out on parole at the time of the killing.

7 things to know about the new CEO of Naspers SA

2019-07-03 13:02

Naspers has announced that Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa, the former executive chairperson of Sigma Capital, will lead its SA operations.

Golden six months for SA stocks defy economic gloom

2019-07-01 06:00

South African investors have been caught up in a dramatic contrast in the first half of 2019: a stumbling economy, but a stock market that raced to its best start in 12 years.

Naspers revenues up 29% after 'transformational year'

2019-06-21 16:24

The group says effectively, 100% of revenues and profits are now coming from online businesses.

Naspers' biggest investor mulls cutting R245bn stake

2019-06-18 16:05

Naspers’s biggest shareholder is considering whether to reduce its R245bn stake in Africa’s biggest company because of concern it’s overexposed to a single stock, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Naspers sees profit boost ahead of spin-off

2019-06-13 21:22

Naspers' full-year earnings have risen by as much as a third ahead of the technology group’s planned asset spinoff in Amsterdam, a move designed to reduce its dominance of Johannesburg’s stock exchange.

Naspers finds ways to convince South Africans of foreign move

2019-05-29 13:42

Naspers may be moving most of its internet businesses to a new listing in Amsterdam, but the Cape Town-based technology investor is at pains to show it’s not abandoning South Africa.

Naspers looks to benefit from share exchange with Chinese online travel company

2019-04-26 15:32

Internet and media group Naspers has announced a share exchange transaction which would see it hold shares in both Indian and Chinese online travel companies.

Naspers is bringing SoftBank-style mega-tech to Europe

2019-03-26 05:45

Naspers' Dutch listing is a positive move for the tech sector, says Alex Webb.

JSE rallies on the back of gains in Asian equities

2019-03-18 18:02

The JSE started the week in the green as it took a leaf from the firmer closes recorded in major Asian markets trading.

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