18 Oct

Absa enables opening of bank account in-app

The bank introduces a new feature which enables individuals to open a bank account within the bank's mobile application in minutes.

Aug 21, 2018

Samsung officially launches its payment service in SA

The South Korean electronics manufacturer introduces Samsung Pay in SA, but not all local banks are compatible yet.

Aug 1, 2018

Absa intros conversational banking on WhatsApp

The bank now allows account holders to use ChatBanking to complete financial transactions without exiting the messaging app.

Jul 30, 2018

Absa clients first to get Samsung Pay in SA

South Africans who bank with Absa will be among the first people to try out Samsung's mobile payment and digital wallet service.

Jul 17, 2018

Ex-Absa CISO joins Marval Africa as managing exec

The IT service management consultancy appoints Richard Peasey as managing executive to structure it into a stronger solutions-based firm.

Apr 12, 2018

Absa seeks answers to Africa's education problems

It has unveiled an online platform which invites graduates to solve real-world challenges affecting the continent's education sector.

Jan 11, 2018

Home affairs looks to advance smart ID rollout

The Department of Home Affairs seeks National Treasury approval to extend its partnership with banks as it works to get its systems fully automated.

Oct 16, 2017

Absa, Standard Bank join SWIFT's blockchain initiative

The banks show how distributed ledger technology has the potential to improve real-time Nostro reconciliation.

Aug 23, 2017

Slow uptake of Absa's Twitter banking

The bank's ChatBanking service attracts just over 2 000 customers per month.

Jul 14, 2017

Business models must adapt to IOT now

Absa's Brett StClair says businesses need to understand the value of data generated by connected devices, or risk being left behind.

Jul 11, 2017

Standard Bank drops app data charges

The financial institution finally joins other banks and zero-rates its mobile banking app.

Jul 7, 2017

Local banks join SWIFT blockchain proof of concept

Four local banks join the SWIFT blockchain initiative, aimed to help banks monitor and manage their international nostro accounts.

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