Uber Introduces Medicine Delivery In South Africa

Uber announced on Thursday a South African-first pharmacy offering with Medicare that will now provide users with access to over-the-counter medication (self-medication). The company will...
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South Africa’s FinTech AuthGate Seeks Capital  

South Africa’s AuthGate - an enabler for digital payment – is seeking to raise capital. The self-funded startup seems to have found a winning formula...

South Africa’s AuthGate: The Next Big FinTech Player in Africa

As more and more transactions are performed digitally, less paper and coin money is needed - signalling the eventual disappearance of cash. This is a...

R100 Million in Capital to Catalyse Growth for South Africa’s SMEs

At a time when South African SMEs need it most, FinTech SME capital provider, ProfitShare Partners today announced that it has secured R100 million...

South Africa’s Tech Startups Share Their Lockdown Experiences

South Africa’s FinTech startups, associated with AlphaCode, share how the country’s extended lockdown has provided some with growth opportunities as people adapt how they...

SA FinTech Player Mama Money Expands Globally With Western Union

South Africa’s Mama Money has joined forces with Western Union, the world leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments. The partnership enables Mama...

SA’s Paymenow Accepted into Catalyst Fund Accelerator Program

Stellenbosch-based FinTech startup Paymenow today announced it has been accepted into Catalyst Fund, the global inclusive fintech accelerator managed by BFA Global, supported by...

Stellenbosch-based FinTech Paymenow Concludes R4-m Seed Funding Round

Stellenbosch-based FinTech startup Paymenow today announced it has concluded an initial equity investment round with ViaMedia (part of the Digital Ecosystems Group) for a...

You Can Now Buy Electricity, Airtime and Data Using Bitcoin

South African FinTech company Centbee launched a new feature in its Bitcoin wallet today that allows you to purchase prepaid electricity, airtime and data....

SA’s FinTech Startup Raises R40-m

Planet42, a South Africa based FinTech startup that focuses on providing access to mobility to the underbanked, has raised R41 million ($2.4 million). The seed...

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MultiChoice South Africa Taps Nyiko Shiburi as New CEO

Nyiko Shiburi has been appointed the new CEO of MultiChoice South Africa (MCSA). Until now, Nyiko has been the Regional Director of MultiChoice Africa:...

Vodacom To Spend R320 Million To Bring Broadband In KwaZulu-Natal

Vodacom will invest just over R320 million into the network across KwaZulu-Natal province during the 2020/2021 financial year. The lion’s share of the capital...

Capitec Wants to Democratise Investing in Stock Markets

Capitec Bank, South Africa’s largest digital bank, wants to democratise stock trading through creating new modern investing platforms. The bank is targeting its 4 million...