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According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), more than one-third of people affected by hunger in 2020 were in Africa. When considering emerging climate risks, we cannot ignore food security and the viability of the agricultural sector.

Absa’s destiny is in Africa and during the first six months of 2021, we were once again inspired by the possibilities for growth and sustainable development the continent holds, despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Artificial Intelligence has made great strides in flagging financial crime, however, expert skills and human discernment cannot be discounted when it comes to addressing ongoing threats.

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is one of the golden keys to unlocking the continent's economic prosperity and gearing up to ensure that the value found is to the ultimate benefit of African economies and her citizens.

As our world has become more digitalised, so too has the frequency and intensity of cyber-attacks and security breaches, and AtlasVPN revealed that as many as 45% of businesses globally had data exposure threats in the last 12 months.

According to a recent report by the Financial Action Task Force, annual proceeds from the Illegal Wildlife Trade range between $7 and 23 billion. Can curbing this illegal trade prevent another pandemic?

‘Cloud’ stands out increasingly as a competitive business advantage and it will soon be a strategic imperative in a post-COVID future.

Absa is showcasing how it integrates technology and digital innovation into the lives of its customers for every life stage.

Through our Owari programme, we combined and consolidated financial reporting and data on the cloud. Here’s how we did it…

At a business level, companies have an important role to play in mitigating global warming and in ensuring a just global transition to net-zero emissions.