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  • Applications open for DRC Innovation for Financial Services 2019 competition

    Barclays, MTN and JUMO partner to deepen financial inclusion

    October 18, 2018 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Barclays, MTN and JUMO partner to deepen financial inclusion

    Barclays Bank Zambia, mobile operator MTN and technology Company JUMO, have announced the launch of a forthcoming new mobile savings product and the expansion of an existing lending facility aimed at growing financial inclusion and bringing banking services...

  • Technology is a key driver of the modern employee experience

    Barclays Digital Academy up-skills Africa’s young talent

    November 30, 2017 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Barclays Digital Academy up-skills Africa’s young talent

    Barclays and the Digital Academy, an initiative that aims to equip young students with software development skills showcased the Barclays Digital Academy’s eighth intake of students on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. The collaboration between Barclays and...

  • The youth prefers to bank smart with digital channels

    Barclays and Techstars open global applications to fintech entrepreneurs

    November 29, 2016 • Finance, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Barclays and Techstars open global applications to fintech entrepreneurs

    Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal by working with exceptional fintech entrepreneurs innovating Africa’s financial services industry. This...

  • Top 7 Most Read Stories of the Week

    September 23, 2016 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 Most Read Stories of the Week

    The launch of the TECNO Phantom 5 has been the number one most read story this week. The Phantom 5 features a 3GB RAM and Touch ID among many other mind blowing features. Lagos based real estate startup, To Let, is also featured on this weeks most read. To...

  • Top 7 Most Read Stories of the Week

    September 16, 2016 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 Most Read Stories of the Week

    How to Buy the iPhone 7 before it Officially Launches in South Africa Millions tuned in to the Apple press conference Wednesday for the first glimpse at the highly anticipated next generation of the market dominating iPhone. Hailed as the “most advanced...

  • Barclays Africa begins work with hackathon winners

    February 1, 2016 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Barclays Africa begins work with hackathon winners

    Barclays Africa has commenced work with eight teams to advance concepts generated during the Barclays Africa Global Data Hackathon held at Johannesburg’s Turbine Hall in late 2015. The 24-hour Global Data Hackathon was created to leverage the power of the...

  • Barclays Kenya launches new mobile money service

    November 16, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Barclays Kenya launches new mobile money service

    As part of efforts by banks and mobile operators to increase the use of mobile money transfers in Kenya – ahead of proposed tariffs to be levied on all mobile transfers in the country, Barclays Bank of Kenya announced that it was offering Pingit mobile...

  • ABSA appoints new CIO for Africa

    October 14, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Alpesh Patel has been appointed as ABSA Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Africa. The role includes all ABSA and Barclays Africa Technology functions. Alpesh joins as Managing Director and will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Alpesh will report to...

  • Kenya’s Safaricom, Barclays Bank cooperate on M-PESA

    October 15, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya’s Safaricom, Barclays Bank cooperate on M-PESA

    IN an effort to enrich the experience of its customers, Barclays Bank of Kenya has entered into a partnership with Kenya’s leading telecoms operator Safaricom to offer a number of services under Safaricom’s M-PESA platform. The M-PESA service will be...