Author: Joan Kitanga

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A recession to avoid stagflation? The world economy at a crossroads, warns credit insurer Coface

A recession to avoid stagflation? The world economy at a crossroads, warns credit insurer Coface

Four months after the start of hostilities in Ukraine, first lessons can be drawn, according to the latest Cofcae Barometer. The conflict, which is se [...]
MNK Re opens Kenya office

MNK Re opens Kenya office

MNK Re Group has appointed Steven Oluoch as chief executive of its new Kenya and East Africa office. Mr Oluoch is a seasoned and renowned reinsuran [...]
Nairobi Securities Exchange to drive sustainability with new rating platform

Nairobi Securities Exchange to drive sustainability with new rating platform

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and Risk Insights have agreed to cooperate and use Risk Insights’ AI-powered ESG GPS rating platform and suite o [...]
Neema Insurance Managing Agency launches political violence terrorism reinsurance product for SME businesses in Africa

Neema Insurance Managing Agency launches political violence terrorism reinsurance product for SME businesses in Africa

African specialist underwriting agency, Neema Insurance Managing Agency, has launched a political violence terrorism reinsurance product aimed at Afri [...]
Swiss Re horizon scans for upcoming risks

Swiss Re horizon scans for upcoming risks

The latest Swiss Re Sonar report warns that cryptoassets and climate change are among the most prominent risks for the future. As part of its tenth [...]
ARC Group hands over $3m cheque to Zambian government after extreme drought

ARC Group hands over $3m cheque to Zambian government after extreme drought

Following extreme drought event during the 2021/2022 agriculture season, representatives from the African Risk Capacity Group and the African Developm [...]
Small companies proportionately worst affected by political violence, insurers warned by Imperial College Business School

Small companies proportionately worst affected by political violence, insurers warned by Imperial College Business School

Firms based in countries experiencing violent political conflicts see their inventory purchases drop as much as 20% on average as a result of economic [...]
Impact of Covid, crew and congestion brings heightened risks for shipping, warns AGCS

Impact of Covid, crew and congestion brings heightened risks for shipping, warns AGCS

While the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in few direct claims for the marine insurance sector, the impact on the welfare of crews and the boom in shipping [...]
ATI backs Uganda hydro project

ATI backs Uganda hydro project

 The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), through its Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), has supported the 7.8 MW Nyamwamba II Hydro Project [...]
IRMSA flags growing nat cat risk in South Africa and need for companies to act to minimise risk

IRMSA flags growing nat cat risk in South Africa and need for companies to act to minimise risk

The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) has expressed deep concern over the natural disasters in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, war [...]
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