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.
Digital newcomers spark price war among SA banks
Since the digital newcomers entered the market, the incumbent banks have been slashing their prices one after the other.
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.
Nigeria raises heat on MTN with $2bn tax bill
The MTN Group is hit with a $2 billion Nigerian tax bill, marking the operator's latest skirmish with authorities in its most lucrative market.
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.
MS acquires social media street cred
LinkedIn gives Microsoft the opportunity to create a potentially powerful combination of productivity tools and professional networking.
Musk's new Tesla far from ideal for SA
Elon Musk's new Tesla Model 3 is positioned as the electric car for the masses, but will be unsuitable for SA's masses.
Twitter should focus on what it knows best
Local analysts say Twitter needs to focus on live broadcasting, after dismal Q4 results, and it may still have growth potential.
The ABC of Google's latest results
Core Google is still the main driver of profit within Alphabet, allaying investors' and analysts' 'moon shot' fears.