Koos Bekker

MultiChoice set for organic growth

The firm is countering threats from streaming services and is investing strongly in local content

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

Earlier this year MultiChoice had a briefing following the probe, indicating that no irregular payments were made to ANN7

MultiChoice fracas dogs Naspers

“There is zero accountability and no consequences for malfeasance in South Africa”

Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business

'The entire, vast, expensive edifice of surveillance and control failed'

MultiChoice: Bully boy or dirty player?

The pay-TV service admits it lobbied e.tv to drop its encryption agenda but denies resorting to bribery

Naspers’s tricky Tencent conundrum

Analysts say shareholders would win if the media giant unbundled its stake in the Chinese firm

How the Dutch rapped Naspers over the knuckles for tax, while its BEE scheme flopped

Naspers is raking in profits globally, but its BEE shareholders aren’t happy. And it’s been trying to pay less tax in Europe via its Netherlands HQ.

Bekker’s Naspers gamble nets a fortune

Naspers's market valuation has grown by 440% in the past five years as a result of its stake in Chinese tech company Tencent.

MultiChoice accused of hijacking digital TV

There is widespread evidence of the pay-TV operator clearly trying to dictate state policy.

Naspers profit growth slows on internet investment

Investment in e-commerce has negatively affected the media giant's balance sheet but the company says its strategy is sound.

Naspers gets new CEO

Naspers has announced Bob van Dijk as its new CEO, taking over from the e-commerce and media group's longtime CEO Koos Bekker.

Chinese shares make Naspers’s Koos Bekker a billionaire

Koos Bekker has transformed Naspers from an aging business into the best-performing shares on the JSE - becoming a billionaire in the process.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it