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CBZ Bank launches “50% of your salary” Black Friday loans

The Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ) announced that it would be introducing Black Friday loans to its customers. There is no denying that Black Friday is one of the most anticipated time for customers as it gives them an opportunity to fulfil their shopping desires that range from home furniture to the smallest apparel that […]

CBZ to start identifying & reporting account holders suspected of illegal forex deals

It looks like the meeting that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) had with captains of industry has started a wider domino effect against those dabbling on the black market. According to a report by ZimPriceCheck, CBZ Bank will start reporting those suspected of illegal forex deals to the RBZ’s Financial Intelligence Unit. Reference is […]

Does CBZ hold the key for crypto inclusion in RBZ’s Sandbox?

One of the biggest disappointments of this year was the exclusion of cryptocurrency exchanges and the likes from the RBZ’s Fintech Sandbox. The initiative, run by the Reserve Bank, was an opportunity for traditional financial institutions to dip their toes into experimental or emerging technologies. Now, the shunning of cryptos was a contradiction of the […]

CBZ Bank launches contactless payment solution with a twist

CBZ Bank has launched a new contactless payment solution to add to the public health measures in effect, and it comes with a trick up its sleeve.

CBZ system upgrades causing service disruption

CBZ Holding has released a statement addressing challenges their customers have been facing. The statement is as follows: CUSTOMER NOTICE To our Valued Customers,We would like to thank you for your continued support and advise that we are in the process of refining the system as we finalize the upgrade. As a result, please bear […]

CBZ capitalises on money transfer agent partnerships to open money transfer centre

CBZ over the last couple of years have been partnering up with money transfer agents. Western Union, World Remit, Money Gram, Mukuru, Express Links, and Hello Paisa money transfers can be collected from a CBZ branch. In light of this CBZ announced that their Robert Mugabe Street branch will now be a dedicated money transfer […]

CBZ Holdings Unveils New Board Of Directors

Zimbabwe’s largest financial institution, CBZ Holdings, today announced the appointment of a new Board of Directors to oversee the bank’s transformation strategy. The new directors bring a wealth of experience from a diverse range of disciplines to help CBZ strengthen its position as the premier corporate finance and investment banking institution in Zimbabwe. CBZ Press […]

CBZ Dismisses Fake USD Notes Allegations, Says The Notes Didn’t Come From Them

Following posts on social media that it had issued fake notes, CBZ has just released a statement dismissing the circulating post. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to buy airtime because this page will […]

CBZ Warns Customers About Circulating Email They Should Ignore

CBZ has issued a warning to it’s customers about an email that’s circulating which is asking them to click a certain link. — CBZ Holdings (@CBZHoldings) September 9, 2019 Why you should ignore the email and never click the link By asking a receiver to click a certain link and put some details in […]