We want to assure our customers at Absa that we understand the impact the COVID-19 may have on your financial position, and we want to offer a payment relief during this period.
This morning (12 March 2020) Absa became aware of a contractor from Spain, who has been on our premises since Tuesday, 10 March 2020, who reported to our health clinic at Absa Towers West in Johannesburg, complaining of flu-like symptoms. Based on his condition, our medical team immediately assisted him to undergo the necessary testing procedures for COVID-19 in line with national guidelines, and recommended immediate self-quarantine.
11 March 2020
Absa Group Reports Improving Revenue Growth Momentum for 2019; Earnings Resilient Amid Sluggish SA Economy
Absa Group Ltd. reported improving revenue growth for the 2019 financial year, with headline earnings growing slightly
The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), held in Davos each January, is often seen as a gathering of the world's elite and decision makers, who come together to find solutions to pressing problems they may never have to deal with. Yet, it is so much more than that. The gathering, which celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, provides a platform where ideas are exchanged, networks forged, and commitments made.
3 March 2020
Collaboration is key to addressing access to education and employment opportunities
According to Stats SA, 63.4% of South Africa’s unemployed people are between the ages of 15 and 34, and more than half of South Africa’s youth say that they don’t have the financial means to pay for tertiary tuition. Eighteen percent of 18-24 year olds say that they don’t attend any form of post-matric education because their poor school level performance prevents them from participating. It’s clear: the burden of South Africa’s heart-breaking unemployment rate rests on young people.