Technology investor Prosus will pay up to the equivalent of R2.1-billion in transaction fees when it buys a block of parent company Naspers’s shares, prompting criticism from investors.
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Investors in Naspers said on Thursday they want proceeds from a $14.7-billion stake sale in its Tencent Holdings investment to go towards blockbuster acquisitions or a share buyback.
South African shares are about to round off their strongest quarter in almost two decades, and the influence of the coronavirus pandemic is clear to see in the shares most responsible for driving the market higher.
A bad start to the year for stocks? That hasn’t applied to Naspers, as the coronavirus confined hundreds of millions of consumers indoors, driving demand for online services and entertainment.
Between 6 March, the day before MTN announced its results for the year to December, and 9 May, when it published a first-quarter trading update, its share price has increased by 36%.
MTN Group, the South African wireless carrier that’s been trying to repatriate US$1bn from Iran, has managed to extract several hundred million dollars or several billion rand from the country with the
MTN Group shares gained the most in more than five weeks after Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator booked the full value of a 330bn naira (US$1bn) fine in Nigeria, drawing a line under a 10-month saga that
MTN Group’s record US$1,7bn Nigerian fine is about to get a whole lot cheaper. MTN rose the most in a week on Friday as investors prepared for a slump in the Nigerian naira after Africa’s second-biggest crude producer’s central bank said it will
When Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko took the helm three years ago, the South African company was struggling with record losses and a share price close to all-time lows. Now, the phone operator is
There can be little argument that over the last 10 years, Naspers has been one of the best investments in the world. The share price has seemed to be on an unstoppable growth trajectory as it has