Welcome to African Century

African Century Limited (ACL) is a business bank, proudly serving the needs of corporates, SMEs and individuals since 2011. With a growing branch network, our Corporate and Retail banking products deliver a comprehensive solution to our clients covering all aspects of International banking, Treasury, Leasing and other financial services.   As a forerunner in equipment leasing, ACL has a proud history of stimulating economic growth by servicing the needs of its clients across all sectors of the economy. We have established leadership in the leasing industry with unparalleled passion, capacity and quality of service. ACL offers you a real opportunity to establish or develop your business faster and cost-effectively with reduced capital outlay.

Services we offer

Personal Banking

For the widest range of personal banking products look no further than African Century.  We have an unrivalled selection of products

Business Banking

For the widest range of business banking products look no further than African Century.  We have an unrivalled selection of products

Lease Financing

ACL is the lease finance provider of choice in Zimbabwe. We offer asset finance in all key sectors of the economy.

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Chloride Zimbabwe impact assessment

Art Corporation accessed a number of lease facilities to the tune of over $1 Million through its various divisions. The battery division (Chloride Zimbabwe and Battery Express) secured two forklifts including accessories in January 2014 and two picku

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ACL has opened its first retail banking branch at 153 Josiah Chinamano Avenue Harare.

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African Century received an award from CFI.co for “Best Leasing Company, Zimbabwe,

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Without African Century assisting us with the financing of the forklifts and pick-up trucks we would not have been able to achieve over 50% increase in revenues per month. We would highly recommend them to help out with your business financing needs.

Chloride Zimbabwe

With the acquisition of 15 delivery trucks in November 2013 Lobels managed to do away with hiring delivery trucks which was an expensive and sometimes unreliable exercise. The 15 trucks played a very crucial role in bringing back the organisation to its previous market position, thank you ACL for believing in us!


With the help from African Century we have now ventured in Paprika production. We hope Paprika will be the future of our business and have great plans as we have a secure market and offtake agreements.


We would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the Team at ACL for believing in Nick’s Motors, in our short term and long terms plans and in the way we conduct our business. Our turnover, cash flow, and profitability is growing month by month as we inject new units into our fleet.


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