Naspers

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

Prosus in a tug of war for Just Eat

The South African company is aiming to build a food-delivery empire and already has investments in Brazil, India and Germany

Big JSE shake-up as Prosus lists

Naspers’s listing of its internet holdings on Euronext makes its assets more tradeable

MultiChoice set for organic growth

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

Who runs SA’s media is a black-and-white issue

The boards and top management are mostly white men, but the majority of the media houses’ employees are African women

Pledges worth R134bn committed at investment conference

The inaugural investment conference has brought promises of funding to the tune of billions to strengthen the economy

China’s uncertainties rattle Tencent

A trade war with the US, a crackdown on video gaming and a bear market have dimmed its prospects

MultiChoice now flying solo

Naspers is no longer reliant on its entertainment business cash flow to support new ventures

Naspers unbundles to ‘unlock value’

The company seeks to become the continent’s video entertainment channel by offering online streaming services and pay-tv

Naspers announces MultiChoice unbundling

The new company will be named MultiChoice Group and will include MultiChoice South Africa Holdings and its subsidiaries

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

Media 24 admits to cartel conduct, pays hefty fine

Media24 joins eight other media companies that have reached settlement agreements with the Competition Commission

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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