MTN Nigeria to lift group in half-year performance
Buoyed by the strong showing of its Nigerian operations, MTN expects a blowout half-year financial performance.
MTN invites coders to develop apps for fintech unit
The telco seeks innovative financial and transactional apps for MTN MoMo, using MTN Mobile Money APIs.
Fintech is SA’s preferred employer, talent survey reveals
As local talent jostles for positions in the growing sector, fintech firms become employers of choice.
Futuregrowth’s R600m fund targets disruptive start-ups
The asset management firm eyes investments in early-stage tech firms likely to have strong developmental impact.
SARB eyes payments ecosystem regulation in SA
The central bank needs to regulate the payment ecosystem and ensure financial stability in a world of disruptive technology, says governor Lesetja Kganyago.
E-commerce contributes lion’s share of Naspers revenue
The group’s ballooning e-commerce portfolio continues to shine, with this segment’s revenue growing 56% to $10.7 billion in fiscal 2022.
African tech start-up investments to break record in 2022
Investment in the continent’s tech start-ups in 2021 was unprecedented, reaching $1.6 billion, says Start-up Genome.
Riaan Wessels joins MTN’s burgeoning fintech unit
The telco names Riaan Wessels as the fifth exec in recent months to be assigned to its financial services unit.
Franc expands offerings after R8m funding boost
The Johannesburg-based investment app introduces a B2B offering after raising R8 million seed funding.
Fintech firm MFS Africa acquires US-based GTP
MFS Africa intends to leverage GTP’s US presence to expand its commercial activities in North America.
Capital Appreciation records sturdy performance
The fintech group continues to invest in high-growth opportunities and predicts a strong pipeline going forward.