Working together to adapt to unprecedented change

In this edition of Habari, we explore how Absa has responded to the unique challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our responsibilities in the time of COVID-19

Through our individual actions, we can contribute to flattening the curve. Eventually, this will pass.

The heart of Absa’s resilience

The ability to weather any storm depends on the collective. And it doesn’t hurt having a resilience team as capable as Absa’s

Working together to adapt to unprecedented change
Our responsibilities in the time of COVID-19
The heart of Absa’s resilience
Our culture will pull us through
11 May 2020 Life at Absa

Our culture will pull us through

Culture is not static. It is dynamic. It is important to be deliberate about this evolution. This is something that we are very aware of as Absa.

The most secure messaging apps
11 May 2020 Innovation

The most secure messaging apps

How secure are the messages that you send using the various messaging apps available? The most used isn’t necessarily the most secure.

The benefits of a hobby
11 May 2020Inspiration

The benefits of a hobby

Uncertainty is an opportunity to embrace activities that help us get away from the troubles of the world. A hobby, any hobby, is a great way to do just that, and hobbies have been proven to have emotional and physical health benefits.

Mobile money in Africa
11 May 2020Money

Mobile money in Africa

Mobile money services have added another dimension to the financial landscape on the continent.

Business incubators spreading across the continent
11 May 2020Insight

Business incubators spreading across the continent

Business incubators have the potential to energise and drive development in various sectors across the continent. Here is a snapshot of who the players are and what the landscape looks like.

Get to know

A day in the life of Jaun Harmse

When it comes to crisis, Jaun Harmse, head of Absa’s Converged Security Fusion Centre, is the person you want at your side.

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Staying connected while keeping our distance
11 May 2020Inspiration

Staying connected while keeping our distance

Remote working can be stressful, especially while navigating all our other responsibilities. Here are some tips for creating some order.

How to protect yourself online
11 May 2020Innovation

How to protect yourself online

With so much of our lives online today, it is important to be vigilant while enjoying the benefits of the digital world.

Bank safely and securely on our digital and telephone channels
11 May 2020Life at Absa

Bank safely and securely on our digital and telephone channels

It is imperative that we continue to provide our customers with the best service possible, even during a pandemic.

When agriculture grows, economies grow
11 May 2020 Insight

When agriculture grows, economies grow

Transforming the sector from backyard farming to sophisticated commercial agribusinesses through innovative and transformative approaches is already happening.

Implications of a single currency in West Africa
11 May 2020 Money

Implications of a single currency in West Africa

Postponed countless times over the last decade, West African nations finally announced the plan to launch a single currency this year. When it eventually happens, there will be implications for not just West Africa, but the continent.