Fintech anchors MTN post-COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria
The telco sees a significant increase in subscribers, with the addition of 3.9 million customers in the third quarter, bringing total subscribers to 75 million.
Ukheshe makes two key appointments, eyes Africa expansion
Victor Ndlovu and Paul Opie have joined Ukheshe Africa.
Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court
The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.
MTN appoints Ralph Mupita as CEO to replace Shuter
Ralph Mupita, currently MTN’s group CFO, assumes duty next month, taking over from Rob Shuter, who will be heading to UK’s BT Group next year.
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.
Standard Bank, Silicon Cape deal targets local fintech start-ups
The organisations want to help support SA’s tech start-up ecosystem and develop innovative solutions for the financial services industry
Telkom financial services unit seeks to digitise floating cash
The telco says its newly-launched financial services division aims to digitise the cash that is still floating in the economy.
Data, fintech services boost MTN Nigeria in half-year
Demand for data and digital services grew significantly, but the telco experienced a decline in demand for voice services in the mass market segment.
COVID-19 prompts Tafari to launch finance, e-commerce platform
The black-owned fintech firm offers free personal and business accounts that allow users to build an online store to sell their products and services.
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.