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We have secured debt financing worth R50 billion for 33 renewable energy projects as part of the South African Department of Energy’s latest bidding round under the renewable energy independent power producer programme (REIPPP).

Absa Group recognizes the legacy of the past and the need to address inequalities in our country. As a responsible corporate citizen, we are fully supportive of land policy and legislation that fulfils the intent of our Constitution and address the need for land among many South Africans. Our position is that this must be done in a manner that balances the needs of current and future private land owners... Communities, beneficiaries, government, the financial sector as well as its stakeholders. Absa has therefore identified five key areas through which it can make a meaningful contribution towards a sustainable land reform agenda.

Today, Absa, one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups, launches their UK office. Officially trading as Absa Securities UK, the move supports the group’s ambition to bring the world to Africa as the preferred corporate & investment banking partner between UK and European investors looking to do business in the continent’s growing economies.

Our commitment to youth through education and skills development is part of our social promise to be an active force for good across all communities in which we operate. Education and Skills Development has been a key pillar of our active citizenship.

We partnered with Intel® to host a live drone show which embodies our new purpose of “bringing your possibility to life”. This was to celebrate the renaming of the group, heralding a new era for the bank in our push to become a forward-looking African bank in a digital age.

We are updating our branch set-up in line with the new strategy to be ‘customer obsessed’. The updated look is also more approachable, more dynamic and more vibrant with a wider spectrum of colours.

Absa Group Limited today announces the appointment of Charles Russon as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Corporate and Investment Banking, and Paul O’Flaherty as Chief Executive: Engineering Services.

Absa Group, formerly Barclays Africa Group, launches a new visual identity supported by a new marketing campaign. The group’s new logo features ‘absa’ in lower case, offering a more human, approachable and understated feel than its predecessor.