Feb 4, 2021

Ukheshe board adds new non-executive director

The micro-payments provider appoints Prins Mhlanga, CEO of Ocean on 76 Group, as non-executive director as it looks to be a dominant B2B fintech enabler.

Feb 2, 2021

Ukheshe chases African opportunities with KCB Bank deal

The fintech firm hopes the deal with the Kenyan bank will result in it contributing to economic growth and financial freedom on the continent.

Nov 20, 2020

Fintech firm Ukheshe buys payments provider Oltio

The deal is set to strengthen Ukheshe’s existing partnership with Mastercard, combining its ability to solve local market pain points with Mastercard’s global scale.

Sep 25, 2020

Mastercard gives regional fintech firms market entry, expansion boost

The payments tech company unveils the Fintech Express, which aims to facilitate the launch and expansion of fintech firms in the MEA region.

Sep 22, 2020

Ukheshe makes two key appointments, eyes Africa expansion

Victor Ndlovu and Paul Opie have joined Ukheshe Africa.

Aug 12, 2020

Ukheshe named finalist in Ecobank Fintech Challenge

The South African microbanking platform plans to use the challenge to drive its objectives of reaching Africa’s unbanked.

May 20, 2020

Mastercard aims to bring 1bn people into digital economy by 2025

The payments tech firm expands its financial inclusion efforts beyond the 500 million of the past five years, looking to bring a billion people into the digital economy.

May 8, 2020

Mastercard Start Path selects uKheshe for international accelerator

The local digital banking platform becomes the first local fintech firm selected for Mastercard’s 2020 edition of the start-up engagement programme.

Apr 17, 2020

uKheshe offers free transactions for grants during COVID-19

The micro-transaction app’s platform will be free to social grant users during the pandemic for a 90-day period.

Apr 15, 2020

uKheshe appoints new exec as it eyes Africa growth

The micro-payment platform appoints Mark Dankworth to launch and grow its African operations.

Apr 7, 2020

uKheshe, Africa Assist provide COVID-19 hotline

The micro-payments provider collaborates with the medical assistance firm to bring critical information about coronavirus, by phone, to users.


Mastercard to bring 500m people into digital economy in 2020

The fintech company says it is well on its way to achieving its goal of bringing financial inclusion to hundreds of millions across the globe this year.

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