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ATI backs major water project in Angola

ATI backs major water project in Angola

The Africa trade credit insurer African Trade Insurance Agency has issued insurance support for Angola’s World Bank-guaranteed Water Supply Project (t [...]
African free-trade agreement will accelerate long-term growth and boost exports

African free-trade agreement will accelerate long-term growth and boost exports

The new African free-trade agreement has created opportunities for businesses but short-term challenges must be overcome, according to a new report by [...]
Equity names new non-executive director

Equity names new non-executive director

Equity Group has appointed John Mushosho as a non-executive director to its board following the retirement of Christopher Newson. The group said Mr [...]
Terashni Pillay named as new Swiss Re Corporate Solutions South African head

Terashni Pillay named as new Swiss Re Corporate Solutions South African head

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Terashni Pillay as chief executive officer South Africa, effective 1 November. Ms Pillay will be respons [...]
Small businesses need to improve cybersecurity – and buy insurance

Small businesses need to improve cybersecurity – and buy insurance

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are estimated to have spent $57bn on cybersecurity in 2020 alone, however a new report suggests up to 1.3 million [...]
ASR receives bbb+ rating from AM Best

ASR receives bbb+ rating from AM Best

Africa Specialty Risks (ASR), a pan-Africa-focused reinsurance group, is pleased to announce that AM Best has awarded ASR Re Limited (ASR Re) (Bermuda [...]
‘Welcome aboard’ as FSD Africa signs the UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance

‘Welcome aboard’ as FSD Africa signs the UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance

“We are delighted to welcome FSD Africa to the network of signatories to the United Nations Environmental Programme – Finance Initiative's Principles [...]
Impact of Covid-19 felt in Munich Re figures

Impact of Covid-19 felt in Munich Re figures

Developments in South Africa contributed to Covid-19-related losses of €140m for Munich Re in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021, a higher amount than in [...]
Moody’s expands insurance data with RMA acquisition

Moody’s expands insurance data with RMA acquisition

Moody's Corporation and RMS have entered into a definitive agreement for Moody’s to acquire RMS, a global provider of climate and natural disaster ris [...]
Yolanda Skei named as MRoA COO

Yolanda Skei named as MRoA COO

Munich Re of Africa (MRoA) has announced the appointment of Yolanda Skei as its new chief operating officer, effective 1 August 2021. Ms Skei has b [...]
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