WATCH: Why Telkom is switching its focus to mobile

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko talks to Business Day TV about the group’s results and its future plans

Spar eyes Europe expansion after buying Polish retailer

Focus on SA to continue as company sees opportunities for growth in Europe

Telkom’s acquisition plan points to Cell C

Deal may enable landline operator to break stranglehold of mobile giants MTN and Vodacom

Prosus is not giving up on Just Eat

The food space is very, very, very large, says Prosus CEO Bob van Dijk

Thebe boosts media interests with controlling stake in video streaming provider

Discover Digital deal takes investment group a step further towards its ambition of becoming a significant distributor of locally produced content

Why Tencent needs to spin off its fintech business

A separate listing could make the entity China’s fourth-largest listed company and the world’s sixth-biggest finservices firm, writes Tim Culpan

WATCH: How Vodacom plans to expand M-pesa

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub talks to Business Day TV about the group’s interim results

MultiChoice chair Imtiaz Patel to switch to nonexecutive role

CEO Calvo Mawela will assume full executive responsibility in October 2020

Telkom eyes potential acquisition

Company has previously made a bid for embattled mobile operator Cell C

Telkom’s mobile strategy pays off with 75% surge in subscribers

But margins have been squeezed by switching customers over to new technologies

Prosus says it needs 75% of Just Eat shareholders to approve takeover

Naspers’s newly listed internet arm Prosus is in a bidding war for UK-based online food delivery group Just Eat

MTN’s black empowerment scheme to list on JSE in November

MTN's empowerment vehicle Zakhele Futhi will list on November 25, and allow trading in its 4% stake in the mobile operator

Vodacom declares special dividend as international results sparkle

The group’s international segment grew service revenue in the six months to end-September, but lower data prices weighed on its SA results

Net1 posts first-quarter loss after Sassa grants shake-up

The technology group swung into an operating loss of $2.7m (R39m) in the first quarter, hit by the loss of its social grants contract

MultiChoice expects headline earnings of up to 25% higher

The pay-TV operator, despite losing premium subscribers, got a boost from lower depreciation of the rand in the six months to end-September


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