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5:40
Friday

Mukuru perseveres to become African fintech powerhouse

From humble beginnings in a London flat in 2005, tech start-up Mukuru’s journey has been one of turning challenges into opportunities for innovation.

4:00

ProfitShare secures R100m from SA SME Fund

The funding will allow ProfitShare to partner with more small and medium businesses to provide much-needed capital to catalyse growth.

2:00

Mama Money taps into Western Union’s global footprint

The fintech firm says the Western Union partnership is set to fast-track its growth in the international money transfer business.

2:20

Afri Ride branches into fintech, food deliveries

The ride-sharing app readies to introduce Afri Wallet, a transaction platform for the unbanked.

2:30
19 Jun

COVID-19 eats into Naspers’s earnings

While the global pandemic has negatively impacted some operations, all key e-commerce segments made good progress, says the company.

2:10
18 Jun

SA fintech enables electricity, airtime purchases using Bitcoin

Centbee launches a new feature in its BitcoinSV wallet that allows users to purchase prepaid electricity, airtime and data.

3:30
Jun 11, 2020

Crossfin buys into fintech start-up truID

The firm invests an undisclosed amount in start-up truID through its ventures investment arm, Crossfin Ventures.

3:10

Capital Appreciation sees growth in digital payments

For the year, the fintech company generated R206 million in cash, translating into a cash conversion rate of 100% of trading profit.

2:00
May 27, 2020

Online platform to assist COVID-19-stressed importers

The tradeXpad trade-finance platform provides direct access to funding opportunities from multiple private funders and traditional banks.

1:50
May 26, 2020

MTN Nigeria to issue R2.2bn in bonds

The mobile operator will issue 50 billion naira in the West African country, as it seeks new sources to support operations.

2:30
May 25, 2020

6DOT50 intros digital rands to buy food in SA

South Africans can now use digital rands to pay for food items, facilitated by fintech firm 6DOT50.

2:00
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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