Carrim, Bekker at odds over encryption, accusations of influence

2017-12-01 21:59

While the ANC's Yunus Carrim reiterated that Naspers chair Koos Bekker lobbied him to drop set top box encryption when he was communications minister, Bekker has dismissed accusations that he applied "improper leverage".

How Naspers is taking on Google, Amazon and Facebook

2017-08-25 15:37

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk says the multi-national giant is taking on rivals like Google, Amazon and Facebook by focusing on developing local anchors that are hard to replicate.

Ted Black: Pricking the Naspers bubble? Declining Cash ROAM

2016-09-12 10:09

An analyst who specialises in cash return on assets managed takes a stab at Naspers, and asks if Koos Bekker and his team are still producing the goods.

WATCH: Naspers has the firepower to grow, says CEO

2015-07-01 07:53

Naspers has the financial firepower and appetite for more mergers and acquisitions, says CEO Bob van Dijk.

Naspers core headline earnings grow by 30%

2015-06-29 18:40

Naspers says its core headline earnings, a measure it considers a reliable indicator of sustainable operating performance, has grown 30% to R11.2bn, up from R8.6bn.

Koos Bekker: Why global investors skip SA

2015-05-08 12:04

A real effort is needed to coordinate South Africa’s foreign investor message, Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker said on Thursday

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.

Stocks still at record levels

2014-02-24 13:54

Investors on the JSE are waiting for new economic indicators, but the major indices are still at record levels.

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.


Naspers shareholders vote in support of pay policy

2017-08-25 17:35

Naspers shareholders have voted in favour of its remuneration policy. This comes after investor Allan Gray said it would vote against the policy, pointing to an over-reliance on its 34% stake in Tencent.

Skills gap strands SA businesses as jobs go unfilled

2016-10-04 11:06

A dearth of suitably qualified and experienced staff has left SA businesses struggling to fill thousands of posts even though a large segment of the workforce is unemployed.

Naspers chair rakes in billions from stock options

2015-09-18 13:34

Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker has reduced his stake by selling stock options valued at about R20.4bn at current prices after stepping down as CEO, according to the company's annual report.

Naspers boosts digital terrestrial TV offering

2015-06-30 07:58

Naspers is firmly on the road to providing digital terrestrial television, according to a summary of its year-end consolidated results.

Koos Bekker: Don’t try this at home

2015-05-11 07:56

Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker says his decision to work without a salary helped him focus on the value of the company, but he wouldn’t recommend it to everyone.

Ton Vosloo: From morse code to multimedia big league

2015-04-24 05:00

Outgoing Naspers chair Ton Vosloo takes us through his 60-year journey at the multimedia giant.

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.

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.

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