Latest articles on Absa Bank

Retail focus for banking’s phoenix

The African Bank, which relied on unsecured lending, has diversified its product offerings

Gigaba, Reserve Bank pile more criticism on Mkhwebane

Gigaba has asked the court to overturn the entire Bankorp report rather than just striking down sections of it, as Absa and the Reserve Bank has asked

‘Rate-rigging’ traders still at work

In SA, at worst, they will lose their jobs. But things will get ugly if Uncle Sam goes after them.

Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act on apartheid bailout matter

The public protector’s leaked report has set the cat among the pigeons. Some claim the facts have been skewed to the point of absurdity.

Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout

The public protector’s leaked report into the Reserve Bank bailouts of Bankorp has set the cat among the pigeons.

Editorial: No agenda, bar digging up truths

Our work is to find and uncover the real story, the real facts that are often elided in the various simple narratives produced for political ends.

The Absa shareholders who could end up coughing up

They include Qatar, American pensioners and the Public Investment Corporation, but the sums are smallish – and payment may never happen.

Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions

The public protector has revived an old probe into a bank rescue, leaving the government red faced over its inaction.

Mantashe unhappy with banks’ decision against Guptas

Mantashe stressed that the Reserve Bank must answer for the closure of the family's accounts - despite its insistence that it would not get involved.

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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