Donations, loans & pledges: What you need to know about those billions aimed at fighting Covid-19

2020-04-02 05:00

Is it a loan or a donation? Here's what you need to know about the contributions made by businesses to help government mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy.

Naspers: We have heard investor concerns over transparency, salaries

2018-08-24 19:31

Naspers has vowed to be transparent about its executives' earnings, the AGM heard on Friday.

Naspers won't publish report on ANN7 probe, AGM hears

2018-08-24 14:09

The report following an investigation into alleged payments by Multichoice to ANN7 will not be published, Naspers shareholders heard.

Naspers mulls listing units after Tencent share sale

2018-03-25 16:58

Naspers is considering listing some businesses on the stock market to highlight their value, says CEO Bob van Dijk.

African billionaires on the rise

2018-03-11 06:22

Africa has 18 people on the Forbes billionaire list for 2018, out of a record 2 208 billionaires worldwide.

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.


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.

Koos Bekker talks land reform, policy uncertainty at Naspers AGM

2018-08-24 17:51

Naspers chairperson Koos Bekker says that government policy uncertainty will have an impact on foreign investment, which is needed to create jobs in SA.

Naspers announces improved revenue on the back of strong e-commerce investments

2018-06-22 17:07

Naspers announced on Friday that its core headline earnings grew by 72% to R33.6bn as the company released its financial results for the year to 31 March 2018.

Naspers raises R116bn from Tencent share sale

2018-03-23 11:03

Naspers says the funds will be used to reinforce its balance sheet and invest in its development businesses.

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

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