Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance.
If you love Twitter or Facebook, you'll love Absa ChatBanking
We are leading the way in digital banking innovation and are proud to bring you a world first in branking - ChatBanking for Facebook Messenger and a South African first - ChatBanking for Twitter. Giving you the ability to stay up to speed with the latest social media news and do your banking at the same time.
What is it?
ChatBanking for Twitter & Facebook Messenger allows you to make payments, buy airtime,data and electricity, check your balance or get a mini statement straight from Messenger or Twitter. This means that on those days when you need to get to the bank but the trending hashtags are keeping you glued to your social media feed, you won't have to miss a tweet.
How do I get started?
Step 1: Logon to online banking, click on Settings from the Express tab and add your profile
Step 2: Logon to Twitter and follow @AbsaChatBanking or Logon to Facebook and look for Absa ChatBanking
Step 3: Send a private message to @AbsaChatBanking and simply say "hi"
Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of Africa’s major financial services providers offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance.
The Group was formed through combining Absa Group Limited and Barclays’ African operations on 31 July 2013. Reflecting the enlarged group’s pan-African focus, the Group's name changed from Absa Group Limited, to Barclays Africa Group Limited on 2 August 2013. Registered head offices are in South Africa and the Group has majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana,Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Barclays Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. The Group has representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as bancassurance operations in Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Barclays Bank Kenya and Barclays Bank Botswana continue to be listed on their respective stock exchanges.Barclays Bank PLC has operations in Egypt and Zimbabwe, which are part of the African business and continue to be run by Barclays Africa Group’s management