Johannesburg: Ubank’s commitment to its customers is to provide support, empower and to facilitate growth in the communities it operates in. Driven by the social objective of striving to improve the quality of its community’s lives; Ubank has now collaborated with the communities in the North West and Gauteng region, specifically, Rustenburg and Johannesburg South… Continue reading Ubank’s mural branding initiative boosts families’ livelihood
On 25 January 2022 the ‘Back to school’ campaign – in celebration of the ‘Class of 2021’ proceeded. The event was graced by the presence of some parents, school governing body, Department of Education district official, Ubank officials and our celebrants ‘Class of 2021’ and the ‘Class of 2022’. The local newspaper the Steelburger also… Continue reading Mafadi Academy – ‘Class of 2021’ Celebration
Ubank’s main focus area in community development is on Education and we do this through various programmes. At the beginning of each year annually, Ubank runs a campaign that incentivizes and awards top performing matriculants in targeted schools. The programme is also aimed at motivating learners in lower grades to do well and be dedicated… Continue reading Ubank giving back to the community
Ubank is committed to support the National Government’s drive for the development of skills in South Africa to actively contribute to the economic growth of the country by providing opportunities for recently qualified students.The Ubank Graduate development programme started in 2014, recruiting graduates from previously disadvantaged universities. Now graduates are recruited from all the tertiary… Continue reading Ubank Graduate Programme
On 01 December 2021, Ubank together with Mineworkers Development Agency (MDA), donated Gas Stoves to the community of Marikana, a small mining town outside Rustenburg.This was to alleviate the challenges of energy supply within the community especially for the basic daily needs.
SABRIC, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre, on behalf of the banking industry has released its annual crime stats for 2020.COVID-19, in conjunction with the implementation of regulations of the Disaster Management Act had a notable influence on financial crime trends in 2020. It triggered changes in human behaviour, human movement, and policing, creating… Continue reading MEDIA STATEMENT – SABRIC ANNUAL CRIME STATS 2020
In a bid to commemorate the Deaf Awareness Month, our Wildebeest South A team, wore their hearts on their sleeves to celebrate the differently abled children of Kutlwanong School, a boarding school for the Deaf and Mute. The team got involved after hearing that the children have not been able to visit their families during… Continue reading Ubank Team commemorates Deaf Awareness Month
Up close and personal with Ubank’s Chief Entrepreneurship Officer, Ms. Zizipho Nyanga, speaking to Faith Mangope from PowerFM about women in leadership.
ATMs are an essential part of our country’s economic infrastructure, providing vital services to our communities. During the recent civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, hundreds of ATMs were destroyed, hampering the ability of bank customers to access cash and other financial services. ATMs hold cash in special containers that protect cash with dye-stain technology… Continue reading SABRIC: Never use dye-stained notes from ATMs
In response to the recent unrest and looting that have shaken parts of South Africa, in particular Kwa Zulu Natal and Gauteng, the bank has embarked on an industry wide initiative to ease the burden on consumers that may have been caused by this. The bank has reduced fees on SASWITCH withdrawals to match the… Continue reading Ubank, doing our part to rebuild SA.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created even more opportunities for scammers to target people. Phishing is a cybercrime in which a person is contacted via email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution, like your bank for example. This is to persuade U to hand over sensitive data such as personally identifiable… Continue reading How To Identify And Avoid Scammers
For 40 years Ubank has been there for U. In today’s turbulent times we are by your side every step of the way. Many South Africans have had an interruption in their stream of income, and are looking for help. Government’s COVID-19 Social Relief Of Distress Grant for Individuals The SASSA COVID-19 SRD grant is… Continue reading In Addition To Ubank Helping U – Here’s How The Government Can Help U
Johannesburg – Ubank Limited joins the worker’s federation movement sector especially National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the nation at the shock of the sudden passing of General Secretary, Comrade David Sipunzi following his untimely death on 25 December 2020. “We had the pleasure of working with Mr. Sipunzi since his appointment as NUM’s General… Continue reading Ubank Mourns The Passing Of National Union Of Mineworkers’ General Secretary
Social distancing during the COVID-19 lockdown doesn’t mean you are alone. The Ubank team is working throughout this period to provide any help you may need. Here are 5 ways to get in touch with us: Call Centre: Our people are standing by to help answer your questions. Please call 086000 8322 for assistance. Website:… Continue reading 5 ways to reach us if you need help
U are always a priority for us. As the government ramps up measures to curb the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rate, these are the protective steps Ubank is taking to ensure that all our people are safe within our main branches: Social distancing: The Coronavirus can spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. To protect… Continue reading Things we are doing right now in our branches to ensure your wellbeing
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, another pandemic has been sweeping across the country in a form of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). There has been a significant increase in the GBV cases in particular crimes against woman and children since the Lockdown restrictions in South Africa. This was highlighted by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his address to the… Continue reading Ubank stands AGAINST Gender Based Violence
In times of crisis, great leadership is required. Our president, Cyril Ramamphosa has proven over the past few days that he is just the leader that our country needs. The President’s last two speeches have clearly outlined that not only does he value human life, but our economy too. The measures put in place towards… Continue reading Message from Ubank Chief Executive Officer, Luthando Vutula Response to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech on R500bn rescue package and COVID-19 lockdown ending in phases
The lockdown has placed many of us way outside our comfort zones. Trying to work or study from home can be challenging, and worrying about money adds to the stresses. But, by being mindful and practising a few simple steps, you can turn the lockdown into an opportunity to save! Here are a few tried-and-tested… Continue reading 5 ways to save during the lockdown
You can use your Ubank debit card to pay for items or services at any point of sale. But what if you need some cash during the lockdown? Well, there are four ways to get your hands on some rands: Ubank branch: You can make a withdrawal at one of our main branches. Click here… Continue reading In need of some lockdown cash? Here’s where to go.
#StayHome #StayHome #StayHome. It’s the best thing you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones against the Coronavirus. For other health measures, check out the official government website – https://sacoronavirus.co.za/ – that has all the info you need. We are lucky to be living at a time when technology can help see us… Continue reading 6 Things U Can Do with Our Mobile and Internet Banking
Life as know we know it may be on hold at the moment, but your goals, hopes and dreams can still shine bright! Whether you’re saving up to meet a goal or lending a financial helping hand so someone else can achieve theirs, all Ubank’s services – uSave, uSpend, uLend, uSecure – are in operation… Continue reading Everything you need to know about making deposits during lockdown
Have you heard about the MTN MoMo wallet App powered by Ubank? It’s another way you can take care of your transactional needs without leaving home. Using your cellphone, you can transfer money, settle bills and pay for purchases – which helps make life in lockdown a little easier. The App powered by Ubank is… Continue reading The MTN MoMo wallet App powered by Ubank allows you to #StayHome
At Ubank we have always had the needs of the people as one of our top priorities. We are honoured to be amongst the many organisations, parties, and individuals that feel the same way we do and are actively helping to combat the negative impact COVID-19 has brought to our people. Ubank, Mineworkers Investment Company… Continue reading Ubank, MIC and MDA Leading by Example
The Black Business Council (BBC) and Ubank Limited signed a historic partnership agreement on the 13th May 2020 to establish a R1 billion fund for Township and Rural Economy Revitalisation. The fund will be made available to BBC members and other SMME’s to the value of R250 million per annum over the period of five… Continue reading Black Business Council and Ubank Limited partner to establish R1 Billion Township and Rural Economy Fund
Workers Day 2020 will be unique. Global events have combined to create a unique and challenging economic environment in which many workers will simply not be able to work. This year we may see many workers being laid off as a result of commercial decisions needed by cash strapped businesses. The lack of ability to… Continue reading When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Ubank celebrates essential workers
In the history of humankind, never have we seen such a silent disruptor that has brought the world to a standstill. The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has brought uncertainty and apprehension onto the world followed by almost instantaneous unity. Different countries, different circumstances, different challenges, different lifestyles and classes and somewhat different beliefs; the COVID-19… Continue reading Ubank and Mineworkers Investment Company partners to contribute two million Rand towards COVID-19 relief efforts
Johannesburg – On the 30th January 2020, Ubank Limited proudly celebrated with its new Telecommunication’s partner MTN SA as they launched the South African Mobile Money Services (MoMo). This follows the Memorandum of Understanding signing in November 2019. The basis of this agreement sanctions Ubank to facilitate participation in the MoMo environment, thus enabling its… Continue reading Ubank and mtn sa partners to benefit consumers and facilitate mobile money service
Board of Directors endeavour to have diverse experiences from its board members, to include relevant skills and perspective necessary to transform and warrant the organisation’s prosperity by jointly leading it undertakings, whilst satisfying the apt interests of its shareholders and various stakeholders. It is with this that the Ubank Limited is delighted to announce the… Continue reading Ubank appoints and welcomes a new Chairman to its board of directors
Ubank recognised for its financial literacy initiative to the youth…a true honour, especially during Youth Month! The South African financial industry heavyweights – Banking Association South Africa (BASA), Financial Sector Conduct Authority and National Treasury, together with the Department of Basic Education and FinMark Trust hosted the 8th Annual Global Inclusion Awards Ceremony as part… Continue reading Ubank recognised for its financial literacy initiative to the youth
Ubank, a well-established financial services provider that is predominantly embedded within the gold and platinum mining communities launches its state-of-the-art branch at Embalenhle to serve the broader working market. Located at [email protected], corner eMbalenhle Avenue and Old Provincial Road in Mpumalanga, this new branch was established to support customers in Secunda and surrounding areas following… Continue reading Ubank launches its state of the art branch at Embalenhle, Secunda!
Midrand- A proclaimed workers’ bank of choice Ubank is pleased to announce the appointment of The Soil – South African Traditional Music Achievements (SATMA) award winning group for Best Afro Pop album, as their brand ambassador. This Soweto born acapella Soul and Jazz band, also known as a Kasi Soul famous for their mixture of… Continue reading Ubank announces the Soil as its new ambassador…what a joy!
Worker’s day also known as May Day, celebrated on the first day of May, is one of the significant celebrations observed in South Africa and globally in more than eighty countries. Officially declared as a public holiday after the first democratic elections in 1994, this holiday transformed countless workers’ lives in an era preceded by… Continue reading Ubank living the “May Day promise” beyond Workers’ Day
There are different schools of thoughts when coming to the topic of education. Some are pro education while others are in support of working without necessarily having a formal education. Although these schools of thoughts hold credible arguments in their own right, many tend to be in support of the school of thought that says… Continue reading Ubank and Royal Bafokeng Holdings collaborate in an attempt to curb future unemployment
Sports in South Africa underpins community involvement. It contributes to our national pride and should certainly not be underrated. Sports enhances a much needed community lifestyle, confidence and pride in our communities and furthermore, it creates occasions to enhance various commercial opportunities, thus contributing to the socio-economic advancement to participating communities. Many a times, sports… Continue reading Ubank backs Supreme Boxing to unfold another boxing tournament
South Africa is considered as having the largest and most prominent HIV epidemic globally, with an estimate of 7.52 million people living with HIV in 2018. Accounting for a third of all new HIV contaminations in Southern Africa, HIV/AIDS is a notable affliction in our country. The absence of education, poor nourishment and insufficient health… Continue reading Ubank handover a Community Centre to PASAS to inculcate hope in Burgersfort community
Independent mobility is vital for the restoration of dignity to people living with disabilities. In the Eastern Cape’s Mbhashe Local Municipality, more than 100 people living with disabilities are confined without any means to move around. Ubank has responded to this need and will be donating 30 wheelchairs during a Wheelchair Handover Ceremony set for this… Continue reading Ubank changes the lives of 30 individuals and their families in Mbhashe community, living with disabilities
Illiteracy is a stumbling block to the economic and academic growth of any country. For a fighting chance at success citizens have to be able to read and write. Realising the need for this, Ubank, in partnership with the US-African Children’s Fellowship and the Teba Trust Fund, donated a couple of containers filled with books… Continue reading Ubank donates books in Lusikisiki to spark curiosity, literacy and a passion for imagination among the youth
Stokvels are a long standing channel for families to curb the constraints of money in their households and as a results they enable them to meet their basic financial needs. They facilitate members to work towards their common financial goals and change various family members’ lives for many generations. Yet this is not enough as… Continue reading Ubank empowers stokvel/savings group to build financial legacies
Sunday, 02 September 2018, promises to showcase a tough fight between two strong boxers fighting for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African cruiserweight title at Blairgowrie Recreation Centre (Randburg). Congolese Youssof Kasongo Mwandza (right on the picture) has a record of 12 fights, (2 losses, 2 draws and 8 wins).Gauteng cruiserweight champion Akani… Continue reading Ubank sponsorship on SuperSport
Generally, sporting and recreational associations operate with limited resources and rely solely on campaigns to raise funds in order to sustain their vision and objectives. Often these are implemented in the form of lobbying various institutions, including the private sector to fund, sponsor or donate towards some or all their campaigns. Ubank’s corporate social investment… Continue reading Ubank in the right corner, Proud sponsor of Supreme Boxing Promotions