News and Press Releases


Barclays wins the Best Card Acquiring Bank in Tanzania 2016

Barclays Launches Mortgage Loans

Barclays wins 2 awards in 2016
Barclays wins two prestigeous east african awards....

Barclays Launches Unfixed Fixed Deposit
09th August, 2015
Dar es Salaam – Barclays Bank Tanzania unlocks the fixed deposit....

Barclays Launches Cash Deposit Atms
04th August, 2015
Dar es Salaam – Barclays Bank Tanzania makes it’s mark as the most digital savvy bank in Tanzania....

Barclays Tanzania Service Guarantee Initiative For Its Customers
04th August, 2014
Dar es Salaam – Barclays Bank Tanzania is today launching an initiative geared to improve customer experience at the bank, Service Guarantee.
Speaking at the launch which took place at the bank’s Head Office, Barclays Head of Products, Segments....

Barclays Tanzania Launches Paperless Banking
13th June, 2014
Dar es Salaam – Barclays Bank Tanzania launched the first Paperless banking initiative in Tanzania.
Speaking at the launch event which took place at Barclays Bank Ohio branch Barclays, Retail....

Barclays Launches Barclays Internet Banking, Tabloid Banking and Mobile Banking
19th March, 2013
Barclays Bank colleagues are to hold a full-day career workshop today at the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam for 200 students.
These students will be taught the basics of career planning, self-management and the role of attitude in determining success....

Barclays Bank Tanzania Launches ‘Maisha Bomba’ with Barclays Golden Briefcase’ campaign to its customers
April 11th, 2013
Barclays Bank Tanzania has announced the launch of its ‘Maisha Bomba’ with Barclays Golden Briefcase’ campaign to its Existing and Potential customers. The Bank will run a deposit mobilization campaign that will give customers an opportunity to win different prizes on a monthly basis for a period of three months. Upon depositing and maintaining the threshold, every customer (new and existing) will enter into a draw where 13 customers will walk away with different prizes and the grand prize winner will walk away with TZS 10,000,000. The promotion period is from today 11th April 2013 to 30th June 2013....

Barclays Donates 61 million shillings to Baylors Tanzania to support youth living with HIV/AIDS
2nd May, 2013
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Barclays Bank has today announced a Sponsorship of Tzs 61 million to support Baylor Tanzania Teen Club a structured peer support group for Adolescents living with HIV, and part of Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Tanzania (Baylor-Tanzania), a locally-registered NGO operating under a public-private partnership between the Government of Tanzania (GoT), USAID and Baylor College of Medicine....

Barclays bank launches Step Ahead Walk 2013
8th May, 2013
Every year, Barclays Bank Tanzania organises a fund-raising walk christened ‘Step-Ahead’. Barclays Tanzania held its first Step-Ahead event in the year 2008 through which funds were raised and donated towards cancer treatment for children at the Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI). Introduced globally in 2004, Step-Ahead is a signature Barclays initiative which aims to create awareness and resources in support of community needs....



Barclays Hosts”Unlocking Youth Potential” Training

On 19th October 2013, Barclays Tanzania employees volunteered to visit young entrepreneurs (out-of-school youth) between the ages of 11-35 years for a coaching session where the employees provided skills and shared the platform to enrich and encourage young people to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. The main objective was for Barclays to provide insights and advice to a young person on how to start/ grow small business.

Barclays Bank Tanzania Launch Risk Management Solutions
19th of September 2013

Barclays Bank Tanzania recently increased its treasury products offering by launching Risk Management Solutions on the 19th of September 2013.

Due to the unpredictable nature of financial markets, and the volatility that has been seen in the past in both the local and international currencies, the importance of hedging exposure has become a necessity if businesses are to thrive and remain profitable.

These products are offered to our existing corporate customers, with the aim of reducing and managing their various exposures and thus offering protection against adverse market movements. Barclays Bank Tanzania will offering Type A FX, Commodities and Interest rate risk management products. Not only will these products create an additional income for the bank, they will also increase the competitiveness of the bank as well as putting the bank in a better position to meet our customer?s diverse needs.