The Okra team

Okra Product Update: June 2022

AUTHOR: The Okra team

️ What's new?

Dashboard enhancements

Slack notifications

Turn on Slack notifications in the Okra dashboard to get notified of all attempted API requests with receipt data. Navigate to SettingsNotifications to send notifications to the Slack channel of your choice!

Bulk payments via dashboard

Building on the API endpoint, you can now make bulk payments via CSV upload directly from the Okra dashboard. Follow these easy steps:

  1. Login to the Okra dashboard

  2. Navigate to the Payments section

  3. Click on Records → Select the Bulk Payments tab

  4. Upload your CSV file, and you’re all set!

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We also provide a sample CSV that outlines the formatting required, file size guidance, and duplicate transaction warnings to ensure your file is processed successfully!

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👉🏾 Fixes and Improvements

Financial Institutions

  • Improved error messaging for invalid credentials for Wema, Ecobank, Rubies, and Fidelity

  • Improved error messaging for issues related to invalid OTP for GTB, Fidelity, and Unity web

  • Completed authentication performance upgrades for several banks

  • Fixed login issues for GTB and UBA

  • Fixed ‘forget password’ link for Titan and Suntrust

  • Fixed login validation error for Keystone mobile


  • Optimized code for validation of accounts and transaction history for First Bank

  • Fixed dashboard onboarding and verification issues


We are hiring!

Know somebody that could be interested in joining our team? Get up to $1,000 when you successfully refer someone to join Okra.

Current openings include:

  • Full Stack Lead

  • Sr. Full Stack Engineer

  • Senior Software Engineer, Core Services (API)

  • Senior Software Engineer, Core Services (Payments)

  • Design Lead

Apply to all of our job posts on our site.

What's Next?

If you are interested in being part of the South Africa beta launch, reply or let us know:

The Okra Team.

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