Review of 2021: The ICT industry continues to surprise
The international market was dominated by the increasing involvement of the investment community in the ICT sector, with a feverish merger/acquisition scene.
International anti-trust watchdogs on guard
The big tech players are under scrutiny as separate investigations get under way by Britain’s competition watchdog, Germany's anti-trust watchdog and the European Union.
2020 in review
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the technology industry continued to thrive, with worldwide growth of 4% predicted for 2021.
Naspers's Prosus eyes $5bn share buyback plan
In total, up to $5 billion in shares in Naspers and Prosus will be purchased on the open market on a pro-rata (72.5%/27.5%) basis.
Review of 2019: ICT industry alive and kicking
2019 has seen the emergence of numerous start-ups, IPOs and heavy private equity activity.
JSE debut for MTN BEE scheme Zakhele Futhi
Shares of the mobile operator’s special purpose empowerment vehicle see a strong debut on the local bourse.
R294bn bonanza for Naspers, Prosus
The companies report combined revenue of $20.1 billion for the six months ended 30 September.
Naspers unit Prosus makes strong debut on Amsterdam, JSE
The company made an impressive start to its first trading day in Amsterdam and Johannesburg this morning.
Google to spend $200m on YouTube settlement
Alphabet's Google will pay up to $200 million to settle an FTC investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's privacy law.
Naspers overhauls executive remuneration policy
The group has introduced a clawback clause on incentives for the CEO and his executive team.
Facebook reveals crypto-currency plans
The global crypto-currency, Libra, is part of the company’s effort to expand into digital payments.