ClearBank elects former Barclays and Starling exec as CPO

Posted by - December 15, 2023

ClearBank, a UK-based clearing and embedded banking platform has announced Megan Cooper, a former Barclays and Starling Bank executive, as its chief product officer (CPO). Cooper joins ClearBank with over 10 years of experience in fintech. She previously served as CPO and Head of Digital Strategy at Barclays UK Business, and at Starling Bank. As

Amazon Launches ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ Collaboration With Barclays

Posted by - December 28, 2021

Amazon has partnered with Barclays to launch their new BNPL service ‘Instalments’ for consumers in the UK, which will charge interest over the payment period. Instead of calling it buy now, pay later, Amazon has called the new venture ‘Instalments’. In a statement from Amazon, it said the new payment method can be used on

Barclays Reveals over 500 youths to upgraded Ready-to-Work platform

Posted by - November 15, 2019

In a bid to advance education and engage youth, the efficient financial service provider Barclays Bank Ghana, in line with its transition to Absa, has upgraded its ReadytoWork e-learning platform. Hence, the ReadytoWork web portal has also been fully refreshed to reflect Absa’s new brand and digital focus. In the bank’s recent ReadytoWork engagements with

Barclays Bank Ghana Ltd. Remains in Good Standing – BoG

Posted by - June 11, 2019

Following the recent fining of Barclays bank for posting quotes on the Ghana Interbank Forex Market contrary to the conduct rules, the Bank of Ghana has issued a press release to assuage the fears of the general public concerning the issue. According to the country’s central bank, the matter has been resolved and Barclays remains

Barclays Bank Ghana announces 35% growth in its support to customers

Posted by - April 1, 2019

Barclays Bank Ghana, a member of Absa Group, recorded an impressive growth of support to its customers and businesses during 2018, the bank’s 2018 financial results released recently has indicated. According to Barclays, it increased its loans and advances to customers to the tune of GH¢3,125 million last year which represented a growth rate of

Barclays Africa Posts Impressive Half-Year Results after Plc Divorce

Posted by - July 31, 2017

Barclays Africa Group, one of the largest financial service providers in Africa with operations in 12 countries, on Friday reported a solid financial performance for the first half of the year, demonstrating continued resilience in a deteriorating economic environment in South Africa, its largest market. The announcement marked the first time that the company reported