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.
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.
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.
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.
Ukheshe makes two key appointments, eyes Africa expansion
Victor Ndlovu and Paul Opie have joined Ukheshe Africa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
uKheshe appoints new exec as it eyes Africa growth
The micro-payment platform appoints Mark Dankworth to launch and grow its African operations.
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.