8 Apr

Absa partners AWS to launch cloud skills incubator

The initiative will equip more than 1 500 staff across the bank’s African operations with advanced cloud computing skills this year.

30 Mar

Apple Pay finally comes to SA

Absa, Discovery Bank and Nedbank clients are the first to get the digital wallet service in the country. 

Feb 18, 2021

SA banks see new opportunities in virtual, augmented reality

South African banks are redefining their banking services to create immersive customer experiences using virtual reality and augmented reality technologies.

Feb 12, 2021

SA banks to trial second phase of SARB's blockchain project

Absa, First National Bank, Nedbank and Standard Bank are among the entities that will explore the use of digital currency, as part of the Project Khokha 2 project.

Jan 19, 2021

Absa fires, lays criminal charges against data leak employee

The bank’s investigations reveal the former employee sold customer data to third-parties, in a data leak that affected over 209 000 customers.


Absa gets behind tech entrepreneurs campaign

The big-four bank commits partial funding to the 1 000 Tech Entrepreneurs Campaign, as the initiative locks in more partnerships.

Nov 30, 2020

Absa accuses employee of leaking customer data

The bank says an employee unlawfully made selected customer data available to a small number of external parties.


CIO Survey 2020: A balancing act ahead

CIOs must seize the momentum of tech's proven impact during the pandemic and balance it against the long-lasting economic effects.


2020 CIO Survey: Doing more, with less

Wilhelm Krige, Absa Group CIO delivered a keynote address at last night's launch of Brainstorm's 2020 Survey results.

Nov 24, 2020

Standard Bank Instant Money can now be collected in spaza shops

The bank expands its retail partner footprint for its Instant Money offering, so that it can bring this service to more South Africans, safely and securely.

Nov 9, 2020

South African banks snub social media conversations

In the new Banking Sentiment Index, Nedbank and African Bank emerge as the most responsive, while Discovery Bank is the worst at responding to customer queries.

Oct 2, 2020

Synthesis hosts cyber security panel discussion

There is a massive shortage of security skills – training for these can alleviate security challenges and help tackle SA's staggering unemployment rate, the experts noted.

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