Author: John Mungabe

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African insurers must digitalise to win customers

African insurers must digitalise to win customers

Africa’s insurance industry lags way behind telcos in terms of penetration across African markets, because it has been unwilling to leave traditional [...]
Businesses turning from board to external experts

Businesses turning from board to external experts

As the Covid-19 pandemic places unprecedented demand on the global economy, businesses are increasingly turning away from their board and peers when i [...]
RMS launches climate change models

RMS launches climate change models

Catastrophe risk solutions company RMS is to launch a new suite of climate change models to help customers assess the near- and long-term impacts of c [...]
New head for F&I Insurance

New head for F&I Insurance

Donovan Harvey, a financial management specialist and WITS MBA graduate, has been appointed managing director of South Africa-based F&I Insurance. [...]
Hollard Cigna Healthcare has signed DRC partnership

Hollard Cigna Healthcare has signed DRC partnership

Hollard Cigna Healthcare has agreed a strategic partnership with Société Financière d’Assurance (SFA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Wi [...]
Willis launches hail risk model for South Africa

Willis launches hail risk model for South Africa

Willis Re has launched a new hail catastrophe risk model to quantify the risk from damaging hail events across South Africa. The broker said the mo [...]
Boost for microinsurance from African Development Bank

Boost for microinsurance from African Development Bank

African women will be able to access microinsurance more easily thanks to a grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for research that will incr [...]
Sanlam Namibia encourages young people to launch businesses

Sanlam Namibia encourages young people to launch businesses

Sanlam has opened its entrepreneurial support programme, Sanlam Bridge. The programme is a launchpad for Namibia’s future business leaders who have in [...]
Africa to bear brunt of water shortages with massive infrastructure shortfall

Africa to bear brunt of water shortages with massive infrastructure shortfall

The United Nations warns that the world could face a 40% shortfall in water supply by 2030, with Africa – which already suffers from greater levels of [...]
Munich Re posts a profit but Covid-19 losses high

Munich Re posts a profit but Covid-19 losses high

Munich Re has posted a 2020 profit of €1.2bn, despite Covid-19 losses of some €3.4bn, of which €370m was attributable to life and health reinsurance, [...]
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