The company sees opportunity in online payment – UPay – and food delivery – Swiggy
The investment community has for a long time been unhappy about the Naspers and Prosus leadership, including excessive remuneration
Ervin Tu, the group chief investment officer at Naspers, has been appointed interim chief executive of both companies
The firm is countering threats from streaming services and is investing strongly in local content
Earlier this year MultiChoice had a briefing following the probe, indicating that no irregular payments were made to ANN7
“There is zero accountability and no consequences for malfeasance in South Africa”
‘The entire, vast, expensive edifice of surveillance and control failed’
The pay-TV service admits it lobbied e.tv to drop its encryption agenda but denies resorting to bribery
Analysts say shareholders would win if the media giant unbundled its stake in the Chinese firm
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.
Naspers’s market valuation has grown by 440% in the past five years as a result of its stake in Chinese tech company Tencent.
There is widespread evidence of the pay-TV operator clearly trying to dictate state policy.
Investment in e-commerce has negatively affected the media giant’s balance sheet but the company says its strategy is sound.
Naspers has announced Bob van Dijk as its new CEO, taking over from the e-commerce and media group’s longtime CEO Koos Bekker.
Koos Bekker has transformed Naspers from an aging business into the best-performing shares on the JSE – becoming a billionaire in the process.
An edited extract from Anton Harber’s e-book sheds light on Naspers boss, Koos Bekker.