OLX blocks scammers using advanced algorithms

14 May

The classifieds site has been able to decrease fraud incidents significantly since revamping its chat platform security.

Naspers sells stake in Flipkart

Naspers has sold its 11.18% stake in Flipkart to Walmart for $2.2 billion.

Facebook rolls out Gumtree competitor in SA

Jan 23, 2018

The world's largest social media platform integrates an online platform into its local site to let users buy and sell goods.

OLX, AutoTrader merge

Nov 2, 2017

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between the online vehicle marketplace and Naspers owned OLX Group, with conditions.?

No reason to hive off Tencent stake: Naspers chairman

Aug 28, 2017

Naspers chairman Koos Bekker pushes back against investors urging a break-up of the local e-commerce and pay-TV giant.

Naspers sells Polish e-commerce group for R46.6bn

Oct 17, 2016

The Internet and entertainment group sells its Polish online marketplace and price comparison businesses for more than double the purchase price.

OLX introduces OTP for sellers

Jul 6, 2016

To prevent scams, the online classifieds site now requires sellers to use a one-time PIN, which verifies their mobile number.

Online classifieds scams go unreported

Feb 4, 2016

South Africans who fall victim to online scams are more likely to complain about the fraud rather than report it.

SA online classifieds cash in on electronics

Jul 3, 2015

The launch of the latest electronic goods by major brands helps to boost sales of older versions on local online classifieds.

OLX gears up for growth

Mar 11, 2015

The classifieds marketplace has seen triple growth this year so far compared to the same period in 2014.

Illegal dog fight campaign goes online

Jul 2, 2014

Operation 'Bite Back' has been established to stamp out puppy mills and the sale of dogs for illegal fighting.

Gumtree to boost online presence

Apr 7, 2014

New tools, projects and events are in the pipeline as the group seeks to entrench its local position.