2 Sep

Absa hunts for digital collaborators across Africa

The bank wants to grow its digital partnerships ecosystem across the continent, after roping in HYBR and SystemicLogic to identify potential partners.

27 Aug

Absa, Hein Wagner launch cyber security academy for the blind

The bank plans to open SA’s first cyber security academy for the visually-impaired, in partnership with the Hein Wagner Academy.

Aug 16, 2021

Platform economy takes centre stage in Africa’s banking sector

The pandemic forced banks to aggressively reposition their business models, reshaping how customers are served, says Standard Bank

Aug 10, 2021

Patrice Motsepe, Absa launch R6.5bn renewable energy fund

African Rainbow Energy will cover 31 renewable assets, making it one of the largest independently-owned energy businesses in SA.

Aug 6, 2021

Fintech start-up Revio secures R15m seed funding

The start-up, which is focused on the South African market currently, plans to formally launch in East Africa in 2022.

Jun 18, 2021

Shoring up defences amid increasing data exposure threats

While vigilance remains everyone’s responsibility, the CSO’s role is continually expanding to incorporate a deeper understanding of the human psyche.

Jun 10, 2021

AI plus humans needed to combat financial crime

Artificial intelligence has made great strides in flagging suspicious banking activities, but expert skills and human discernment cannot be discounted in the process.

Jun 7, 2021

Absa intros online portal to boost supply opportunities for SMMEs

The financial services group unveils the Absa Procurement Marketplace, giving small, medium and micro enterprises access to Absa corporate supply opportunities.


AYO to approach courts over PIC investigation report

The tech company’s chairman says there is no evidence of misconduct and no irregularity is shown in the report.


Ombud records drop in Internet banking fraud cases

The banking services ombudsman sees a decline in Internet banking fraud disputes, which normally account for the largest category of complaints.

Apr 28, 2021

Absa introduces QR payments

The bank’s customers can now scan any QR code in the market and Absa will process payments without the need to download any other service provider apps.

Apr 22, 2021

TransUnion tech helps protect clients affected by data leak

Ford Credit and Absa deploy TransUnion’s identity theft technology to safeguard the personal data of customers affected by a data leak.

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