Absa named Africa’s Best Investment Bank

Posted by - June 24, 2019

Absa Group Limited, the parent company of Barclays Bank Ghana, has been named Africa’s best investment bank at the continent’s most prestigious banking and finance award event -The African Banker Awards. This year’s event was held under the high patronage of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Absa received the coveted award, Investment Bank of the

Absa Group Moves Subsidiary Banking Platforms from UK to South Africa

Posted by - April 23, 2019

The Absa group, one of Africa’s major financial service providers has announced that it has successfully moved its banking platform used by six of its African subsidiaries in Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, Tanzania, Seychelles and Zambia, from Barclays Plc’s data centre in the United Kingdom to Absa’s data centre in South Africa. The move organized from

Barclays Bank to support farmers, traders on commodity exchange

Posted by - March 25, 2019

Barclays Bank Ghana, a member of Absa Group, is set to provide a financing programme to support Ghanaian farmers and traders on the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX). The bank is expected to collaborate with other key players to develop a framework for the settlement of trades, as well as provide financial services to players on

Barclays Bank Kenya records Sh.3.8b half year profit

Posted by - August 14, 2018

Barclays Bank of Kenya has recorded a profit after tax of Sh3.8 billion for the period ended 30th June 2018, a growth of 6 per cent compared to a similar period last year. According to the Bank, during the period, total income was increased by 5 per cent to Sh15.7 billion while net interest income