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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Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over

Communications minister suspended for two months after violating lockdown regulations

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world