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2013

Barclays Africa to host Business Journalism Master Class at Highway Africa

The 17th annual Highway Africa Conference, one of Africa’s largest gatherings of journalists, media practitioners and media owners under one roof, gets underway in Grahamstown on Sunday. Highway Africa has...

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2013

Absa Life gets the approval to rebrand to Barclays Life in Botswana

Absa Life Botswana (Pty) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Absa Financial Services Limited (AFS), has received approval from the relevant authorities in South Africa and Botswana to change its...

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2013

Support for Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day

Financial services group Barclays Africa is supporting a global awareness campaign aimed at raising funds towards the building of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The hospital is a unique project...

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2013

Let’s ‘Go-To’ Africa

Today we officially embark on the exciting journey of becoming the ‘Go-To’ bank in Africa. The combination of the majority of the Barclays Africa businesses with Absa was the next...

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2013

Absa and Barclays play key role at African Microfinance Conference

In the quest to improve financial inclusion on the continent, Absa and Barclays have become actively involved in the sixth African Microfinance Conference. Representatives from more than 25 African countries...

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2013

Headline earnings 8% up

Absa Group reports 8% increase in HEPS; sets out investment in revenue growth. Absa Group today reported an 8% increase in headline earnings to R4 663 million from R4 313...

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2013

Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital to benefit

Financial services groups Barclays and Absa and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust today announced the launch of a global fundraising awareness campaign to raise funds towards the construction of...

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2013

Africa regulators approve Barclays transaction

Absa Group Limited (“Absa”) today announced that the combination of Absa with Barclays African businesses had cleared the final hurdle, opening the way for this transformational deal to be delivered...

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2013

eStatements take off in Mauritius

Barclays Mauritius has already experienced a 50% increase in the use of eStatements this year. As a global organisation, Barclays constantly strives to deliver a superior customer experience and embraces...

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2013

Worldmiles Programme for Uganda

Barclays Bank of Uganda Limited introduced Worldmiles, a unique airline-independent membership programme for Premier Banking customers with Platinum debit cards. Worldmiles allows Barclays Premier customers to earn and redeem miles...

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