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Nov 20 2012

Hopla! Good news for Naspers share

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Monetization of Tencent’s WeChat is on the way.

Check it out here: http://thenextweb.com/asia/2012/11/20 .

That should roll a few extra cents into Naspers coffers in coming years. Quite a few, I guess. Maybe even rands….millions and millions of them.

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May 31 2011

Tencent and Naspers get major write-up

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The Chinese internet concern Tencent, in which Naspers holds roughly a one-third stake, got a huge positive write-up in Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) this morning. [Read on]

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Jun 25 2010

Naspers: about smoke and fire

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There is always fire where there is smoke. I refer to this post of mine (dated 18/3/2010) and this Fin24 article (22/6/2010).

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Apr 07 2010

Massive social media alliance takes shape

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Tencent, the Chinese social media group in which Cape Town-based media group Naspers holds a roughly 33% stake, and two Russian media companies, are competing for control of ICQ, the chat service AOL put on the market in November last year. The Russian companies are Profmedia and Digital Sky Technologies (DST), reported Financial Times Deutschland (FTD). [Read on]

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May 15 2009

Naspers a buy, reckons MarketMonkey

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On 20 March I reported about the fantastic 2008 results of Tencent (look here), a Chinese internet company in which Naspers holds just over 36%. In the first quarter of 2009 Tencent impressed yet again.   [Read on]

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Mar 20 2009

Out of China: Good news for Naspers

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Judged on the annual results for 2008, Tencent Holdings, the Hong Kong-listed provider of internet, mobile and telecommunications services to China in which Naspers holds 36.1% (via MIH), should give the Naspers bottom line a much stronger boost this time around than it did last year.   [Read on]

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