Author: Jakki Green

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Countries must deliver on Cop26 promises to support emerging markets

Countries must deliver on Cop26 promises to support emerging markets

Countries need to work together to deliver on the promises made in Glasgow COP26 president, Alok Sharma, has stressed In his first major speech sin [...]
Climate war looms unless change happens – and insurance can help

Climate war looms unless change happens – and insurance can help

Climate diplomacy – the strategic cooperation or competition of states towards climate-related goals – is anticipated to drive global political develo [...]
Board directors fear cyberattacks most

Board directors fear cyberattacks most

Cyberattacks are the number one concern for board directors, according to new research from (re)insurance broker McGill and Partners. Some 81% of b [...]
Overall wellbeing in Africa lower than global average, finds Cigna

Overall wellbeing in Africa lower than global average, finds Cigna

Overall wellbeing in Africa is lower than the global average and Middle East levels, according to a new survey, which showed stress incidences at 91% [...]
Ratings looking positive for African sovereigns

Ratings looking positive for African sovereigns

After an unprecedented number of downgrades in 2020, in response to the rise in government debt and liquidity challenges resulting from the Covid-19 p [...]
Marsh recognising ESG in client frameworks

Marsh recognising ESG in client frameworks

In a sign of things to come across the world, Marsh has announced the launch of a new directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance initiative [...]
Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa generating majority of malware attacks, says Kaspersky

Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa generating majority of malware attacks, says Kaspersky

Out of the more than 206,000 mobile malware attacks blocked by Kaspersky solutions for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region in just six mo [...]
Africa rebounding from Covid-19 says World Bank, but needs vaccines

Africa rebounding from Covid-19 says World Bank, but needs vaccines

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has proved resilient in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and is set to emerge from the 2020 recession with growth expected t [...]
Innovation and insurtech key to growing African insurance markets

Innovation and insurtech key to growing African insurance markets

A new survey has found that innovation and insurtech are essential to grow insurance markets in the next 12 months. Some 61% of 300 insurers polled [...]
Bridging the gap between insurers and NGOs

Bridging the gap between insurers and NGOs

One of the challenges for the insurance sector is being seen as relevant to the many thousands of NGOs operating in Africa. A new company, Rural Inclu [...]
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