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Nedbank Zim relaunches car loans for individuals & companies

The second-hand car market has been effectively neutered by SI 89 of 2021 which banned the importation of second-hand vehicles over 10-years old. This is meant that the ordinary Zimbabwean who dreamt of getting an affordable ex-Jap would now have to contend with the scalpers at the car dealerships. One of the things I banged […]

You can now open a Nedbank account via USSD

You can now open a Nedbank account over the bank’s *299# USSD

Nedbank customers can now open Nostro & other additional accounts via USSD

Nedbank has announced that it’s existing customers can open additional accounts (like Nostro and Savings accounts) via the bank’s *299# USSD

FCA Bank Charges For Nedbank Customers

Check out how much you are charged for using your Foreign Currency Account if you are a Nedbank customer. 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 not work. […]

Nedbank Now Offers Free SMS Alert Services For All Transactions

With SMS alerts, you can know what your money is doing 24/7. SMS alerts are triggered whenever your card is used. This way, you can detect cybercrimes and fraudulent activities anytime and anywhere. That’s why Nedbank has decided to give all of its customers free SMS alert services for all transactions. In a notice, Nedbank […]

Nedbank Speaks On Arrest Of Tellers Accused Of Fraud

Last weekend saw 28 tellers from Nedbank appearing before the magistrate to answer to fraud charges. Here’s a statement released by the bank regarding the current situation: Nedbank Zimbabwe undertook a series of investigations which led to the arrest of some of our tellers, and the matter is now before the courts. Nedbank has various […]

Audio: Listen To Unproven Nedbank Employees Exposing The Forex Scandal

We have just published the transcribed version of what was talked about during a meeting of unproven Nedbank’s tellers, now listen to the audio version courtesy of our sister publication, Pindula: Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on […]

Full Text: Unproven Nedbank Tellers Spill More Details About The Forex Scandal

The tale of Nedbank’s employees who are being charged with defrauding a million dollars from the bank seems to have got more theatrical. A recording of a meeting that was held by some people claiming to be the accused bank tellers, discussing how the bank was operating, has been leaked. Here’s the transcript of the […]

Here’s Why 28 Nedbank Tellers Were Arrested

Yesterday, several Nedbank employees appeared before the magistrates to answer to allegations of money laundering and fraud. Why? Apparently, more than 28 bank tellers are being accused of fleecing as much as $US 1.1 million from the South African bank. How they stole the $US 1.1 million Remember that before the Monetary Policy Statement in […]

{Breaking} 28 Nedbank Tellers Arrested This Morning, Appeared Before The Magistrate

28 of Nedbank’s bank tellers have been arrested today and taken to court to face money laundering and fraud charges, according to a report by our sister publication, Pindula. The employees are not only from one branch or city, but they work at various branches in Harare, Bulawayo, and Mutare so each group was taken […]

Nedbank Offering Scholarships To Students Who Studied STEM Subjects At A’Level

Nedbank’s Education Fund is offering scholarships to STEM students. The program offers scholarships to students with a desire to study for their first degree in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). What are the requirements? Well, Nedbank lists the following; Applications must be from students who studied STEM subjects only Minimum of […]

Nedbank To Stop Manual RTGS Payments, Joins Other Banks

Nedbank has just announced that as from the 11th of May they will no longer process manual RTGS payments. Nedbank’s drive to do paperless banking coincides with a number of banks that went paperless. Formerly named MBCA, Nedbank is urging its customers to shift manual RTGS processing to online banking through its Nedbank Access platform. […]

Nedbank Plans To Fund The Private Sector Massively, Joins CBZ And CABS In Targeting SMEs

Following yesterday’s rebranding from MBCA, Nedbank Zimbabwe said they want to play a dominant role in financing the private sector. The bank alluded to the mantra “Zimbabwe is open for business” as a key influence for them to choose funnelling funds to the private sector. This initiative is going to be introduced in the same […]

[Video] MBCA Bank Officially Re-branded To Nedbank Zimbabwe

MBCA Bank officially rebrands to Nedbank. Here is the video Nedbank Zimbabwe is part of the Nedbank Group headquartered in South Africa, itself part of the Old Mutual Group. 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 […]

MBCA Rebrand To Nedbank Finally Underway

Back in 2014 MBCA Bank announced that it would be changing its name as part of a rebranding initiative. The rebranding has been confirmed to be underway though there hasn’t been a definite timeline given as to when the rebranding will end. MBCA will adopt its parent’s name and will be known as Nedbank Zimbabwe. […]