How the private sector can bridge the gap between academia and job market

Kenya has relied on tertiary institutions and universities to produce generations of ‘ready-to-work’ graduates since its independence 59 years ago. According to a British Council survey conducted in 2017, the country has between 500,000 and 800,000 youth who graduate from … Continue reading How the private sector can bridge the gap between academia and job market

Team Kenya juniors receive travel kit from Absa Bank ahead of World Athletics U20 Championships

Absa Bank Kenya, Team Kenya’s Official Partner, has delivered the national team’s official travelling kit ahead of the World Athletics U20 Championships, which begin on Monday next week in Colombia. A travelling contingent of 28 athletes will compete in both … Continue reading Team Kenya juniors receive travel kit from Absa Bank ahead of World Athletics U20 Championships

Banks are pivotal in the resilience and recovery of MSMEs from the pandemic, climate, and global conflict shocks

By Elizabeth Wasunna Last month, the world celebrated the 5th anniversary of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day – MSME Day – with a focus on the need to raise awareness of the tremendous contributions of micro, small, and medium-sized … Continue reading Banks are pivotal in the resilience and recovery of MSMEs from the pandemic, climate, and global conflict shocks

Absa Bank Kenya hosts over 3,000 women entrepreneurs for the PanAfrican InspireME Conference

Over 3,000 businesswomen from across Africa have benefited from a one-day mentorship conference aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs with new perspectives, practical skills and strategic insights to help them scale their businesses. The training, organised by Absa Kenya in partnership … Continue reading Absa Bank Kenya hosts over 3,000 women entrepreneurs for the PanAfrican InspireME Conference

Absa Bank Kenya, Visa unveil new domestic and cross-border remittance service

Absa Bank Kenya has partnered with global payments technology platform Visa to launch a domestic and cross-border remittance service that will allow seamless person-to-person money transfers and persons-to-businesses payments via the Visa Global network.  The Absa Visa Send Money, a … Continue reading Absa Bank Kenya, Visa unveil new domestic and cross-border remittance service

Absa Bank Kenya earns Global Recognition for its energy and water efficiency investments

Absa Bank Kenya has received the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) global Certification for integrating green building technologies in accordance with global standards. The bank, the first in Kenya to receive the award, has … Continue reading Absa Bank Kenya earns Global Recognition for its energy and water efficiency investments

Absa Bank Kenya, Kenya Medical Association partners to roll out new proposition for medical practitioners

Absa Bank Kenya has today introduced a new doctor’s customer value proposition that will benefit 10,000 medical practitioners affiliated with Kenya Medical Association (KMA). Under this partnership, medical practitioners will receive Absa prepaid multi-currency smartcards that double as both membership … Continue reading Absa Bank Kenya, Kenya Medical Association partners to roll out new proposition for medical practitioners

Absa kicks off countrywide campaign to plant over 3000 fruit trees in primary schools under the Birdies For Good initiative

Absa Bank Kenya has kicked off a campaign to plant over 3000 fruit trees in several primary schools across the country through the Birdies For Good initiative. This follows an impressive performance by both local and international pro golfers who registered … Continue reading Absa kicks off countrywide campaign to plant over 3000 fruit trees in primary schools under the Birdies For Good initiative