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2:20
Thursday

Absa empowers 1 800 employees with AWS cloud skills

The bank will have by the end of this year provided 1 776 staff members across Africa with cloud computing skills through its initiative with AWS.

2:20
Wednesday

Pick n Pay introduces self-service via WhatsApp

Pick n Pay customers are now able to directly engage with the retail giant, following the introduction of its chat commerce facility available via WhatsApp.

3:40

SA banks expect Black Friday ‘bounce’ in online transactions

The big-four banks anticipate a significant uptick in Black Friday digital transactions, as the easing of lockdown improves the country’s GDP rate.

5:40

SA banks caught up in ransomware attack on debt collector

FNB, Absa, Standard Bank and African Bank are some of the banks that make use of Debt-IN’s services and have confirmed the impact of the ransomware attack on their businesses.

2:50
Sep 2, 2021

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.

1:50
Aug 27, 2021

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.

3:40
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

4:50
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.

1:30
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.

5:30
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.

4:30
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.

2:00
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.

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