Absa Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Absa Group, offers a range of retail, business, wealth management, corporate and investment solutions to customers and clients across South Africa. Our ambition is to sustainably create shared value and play an integral role in our customers’ and clients’ life journey, empowering them to achieve more and to recommend us to family, friends and business associates.

Absa is a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and determined to be always brave, passionate and ready so that we can make Africa proud.

Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the African continent, as well as offices in the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Absa and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have offices in Namibia, Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Group has insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia.


What is our purpose?

Our purpose is to bring your possibility to life. Possibilities are abundant. Possibilities are generous. Possibilities connect those with the passion to create a shared future.

Our story is one of people coming together to reflect on what matters most and giving voice to their hopes and aspirations. Collectively our journey is one of becoming customer obsessed, acknowledging the strength of our people and delivering results sustainably, with an African heartbeat.

With purpose comes responsibility. Possibilities exist in every moment. Moments become meaningful experiences for ourselves and others when we align our values to our actions. This is how we bring possibilities to life.

Our Values

  • We drive high performance to achieve sustainable results

    We play to win and are accountable for results.
    We innovate, we are decisive, and we act quickly.
    We learn from our failures, we are bold enough to change

  • We are obsessed with the customer

    We are curious, we anticipate the customer’s needs.
    We each take ownership of delivering the “One Absa” customer experience.
    We outperform by going beyond customer expectations.

  • Our people are our strength

    We integrate diverse perspectives to invent the future.
    We collaborate with courage, honesty and powerful energy.
    We trust, value and grow our people to achieve their full potential.

  • We have an African heartbeat

    We deliver a uniquely Absa experience, across Africa.
    We co-create across Africa to deliver better solutions.
    We actively engage our communities to bring people’s possibilities to life.

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