Aug 30, 2021

Fintech start-up Ukheshe in Asia-Pacific expansion drive

The start-up company enters a new partnership with global next-generation card solutions and digital security company, dzcard.

Jun 8, 2021

Telkom launches virtual card for transacting on WhatsApp

The telecoms company unveils Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.

Apr 21, 2021

Nedbank partners Mastercard, Ukheshe for WhatsApp payments

The companies launch Money Message, a payment platform that lets small and micro businesses receive in-chat payments from customers via WhatsApp.

Mar 16, 2021

Ukheshe, Infobip create Telkom WhatsApp payment gateway

The solution allows Telkom customers to quickly and securely send money to anyone with a mobile number, with no need for another app or additional software.

Mar 8, 2021

Ukheshe expands reach to international markets

The South African fintech firm confirms plans to extend operations internationally, setting its sights on the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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.

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