MTN, Sanlam insurtech partnership may face stumbling blocks
The companies will have to overcome hindrances such as the lack of disposable income and insurance culture in Africa, say analysts.
MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE
After becoming the first African start-up unicorn in 2016, achieving a $1 billion valuation, Nigeria-based Jumia has set its sights on listing in New York.
Naspers no longer needs cash from 'risky' MultiChoice
The pay-TV operator, set to list on the JSE next month, says it faces several risks and uncertainties, with Netflix a particular worry.
Naspers frees cash-rich MultiChoice to take on Netflix
The media and e-commerce group's plan to spin off MultiChoice will free up cash for the unit to compete with fast-growing Netflix and other streaming services.
Slowing Twitter, Facebook user growth spooks investors
Despite both social media firms reporting profit for Q2 2018, investors were unsettled by a downturn in user growth.