A finding by the commission last week regarding MTN’s empowerment scheme’s contravention of the B-BBEE Act will have wide implications for similar schemes operated by other listed companies.
When Walmart paid $16-billion for control of India’s e-commerce pioneer Flipkart Online Services from investors, including Naspers, last year, the US retail giant got a little-noticed digital payments subsidiary as part of the deal.
TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod spoke to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk about the group’s acquisition, through Naspers Foundry, of a stake in SweepSouth, the controversy over the group’s dual shareholding structure, and more.
Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk believes cryptocurrencies could have a huge and positive impact on societies by allowing for frictionless and costless transfer of value between people.
In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the looming layoffs at MultiChoice and what precipitated the move.