Author: John Mungabe

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JSE adds ESG funds to woo responsible investors

JSE adds ESG funds to woo responsible investors

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has become the first South African stock exchange to list two global environmental, social and governance (ESG) [...]
Working together key to future success

Working together key to future success

Regulators and industry need to work together to make the most of the opportunities across the insurance sector in Africa. Delegates at the 2nd Ann [...]
SA regulator pauses on BI claims while courts rule

SA regulator pauses on BI claims while courts rule

South Africa’s Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has said it will pause any action on business interruption (BI) claims following Covid-19 shu [...]
ARC building awareness of drought insurance

ARC building awareness of drought insurance

Africa Risk Capacity is looking to increase awareness for its drought insurance product across the continent and to promote the use of risk modelling [...]
VIDEO: Tough few months ahead for African insurance markets

VIDEO: Tough few months ahead for African insurance markets

As we approach the renewal season, reinsurers from across Africa spoke about their fears of the impact Covid-19 will have on the insurance markets [...]
Emerging markets face increased risk of financial exclusion

Emerging markets face increased risk of financial exclusion

Recent years have seen large scale de-risking and financial exclusion happening in developing countries, particularly those countries that most need c [...]
Importance of controls highlighted by South African data breach

Importance of controls highlighted by South African data breach

A major data security breach in South Africa has highlighted the risks to businesses, including insurers, of not having adequate checks and controls, [...]
Diong takes over at ARC

Diong takes over at ARC

Ibrahima Cheikh Diong has taken over leadership of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Group, following his unanimous election by the ARC Conference of Pa [...]
Political risk insurers warned that risks are on the rise

Political risk insurers warned that risks are on the rise

Political risk insurers may face increasing challenges in the months ahead as claims rise at a time when incomes are down, increasing the sustainabili [...]
Insurance market proving resilient

Insurance market proving resilient

Global average commercial insurance prices increased 19% in the second quarter of 2020, according to the Global Insurance Market Index released by Mar [...]
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