Koos Bekker: Media giant stands firm.

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It's been a tricky year for relations between South African media giant Naspers and its shareholders, but chairman and former CEO Koos Bekker remains an unapologetic defender of the firm's performance.

As shareholders lined up to criticise Naspers for perceived overreliance on a $132bn stake in Tencent--the rapidly expanding Chinese internet giant which Naspers bought into at a bargain price in 2001 --Bekker stood behind a controversial pay structure and remained bullish at the AGM.

In a scathing editorial, shareholders at the Raith Foundation labelled...

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