11 February 2021GABORONE - 10 February 2021 marks the Bank’s one-year anniversary trading as Absa Bank Botswana. This follows our historic separation and transition from Barclays Plc. The rebrand, was a step in the evolution of the bank’s vision to becoming an independent African bank with new purpose and strategic direction rooted in Africa and its heritage. In commemorating this milestone, Absa Bank Botswana is engaging all its various stakeholders who have supported and continue to support the bank. Moreover, the bank will undertake community development projects. These include a commitment to support local schools in the fight against COVID- 19 throughout the country..“We are honoured to celebrate this milestone. As Absa Bank, we are proud of what we have achieved since our official brand name change in February 2020. I wish to acknowledge and thank our valued customers and stakeholders who have been instrumental in seeing us get this far and allowing us to bring possibility to life. We would not be here today without your support. This is why we are excited to share this moment, this profound milestone with you, our community. We saw it suitable to give back to our communities who have, and continue to walk the journey with us. We appreciate that our growth and success remain interwoven with that of Botswana and her people,” said Keabetswe Pheko-Moshagane, Managing Director, Absa Bank Botswana Limited..As a significant player in the financial services sector in Botswana and across the continent, Absa Bank Botswana intends to leverage digital technology to expand reach, financial inclusion and access to financial services. To date, Absa Bank Botswana has launched and introduced various digital services all premised on improving customer service. These include upgrading its Absa Mobile Banking App, Chat Banking, NovoFX, and introducing its virtual branch, Sky Branch..“We remain dedicated to delivering a unique Absa experience, across Botswana and continue to engage with our communities and customers to bring possibility to life. We remain a significant player in the banking and financial services sector and a contributor to Botswana’s economy. Now more than ever, we remain passionate about contributing to our country’s sustainable growth.” concluded Pheko-Moshagane.#StaySafeENDS.