Barclays Africa Group Limited officially changes name to ABSA Group | Business Today

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Barclays Africa Group Limited has officially changed its name to ABSA group limited today and said it will rename its Barclays bank subsidiaries in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia within the next two years, subject to approvals.

The name change signals the start of a new era for the group as a standalone African banking group with deep roots on the continent and more than 100 years of experience in Africa’s banking sector. Absa group, which plans to open offices in the UK and us, today also launched a new brand design as an expression of its new identity as a forward‑looking bank in a digital era. The group’s new business purpose statement is helping to “bring your possibility to life”.

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