Author: Liz Booth

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European investors to cease new coal and fuel oil financing, but plan to boost African investment

European investors to cease new coal and fuel oil financing, but plan to boost African investment

European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) are to immediately cease new coal and fuel oil financing and will limit other fossil fuel financing, [...]
Smart cities offer new opportunities for insurers

Smart cities offer new opportunities for insurers

A new report, Cities at risk – Building a resilient future for the world’s urban centres, published by Lloyd’s, Urban Foresight and Newcastle Universi [...]
Three quarters of managers struggling to cope with employee challenges during Covid-19 pandemic

Three quarters of managers struggling to cope with employee challenges during Covid-19 pandemic

The Conscious Workplace Report, produced by Rioch UK, has found that 75% of managers have faced employee challenges when working remotely, raising sig [...]
Major shift in climate risk management

Major shift in climate risk management

A major shift is underway as the world’s leaders put investment in risk transfer ahead of emergency response to disasters. In a new report, the Dev [...]
New kind of insurance force emerging across Africa

New kind of insurance force emerging across Africa

The African insurance market has been shaken up by the Covid-19 pandemic, with firms across the continent re-assessing their priorities, but it has no [...]
M-TIBA and Britam sign deal on health insurance

M-TIBA and Britam sign deal on health insurance

M-TIBA and Britam have agreed a new partnership to develop digital products to increase health insurance market penetration in Kenya. The partnersh [...]
Governance key to disaster preparedness

Governance key to disaster preparedness

This year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction was all about governance, according to the UN. It said: “You can measure good disaster ri [...]
VIDEO: How to manage customers and win more business

VIDEO: How to manage customers and win more business

In this difficult period, African reinsurers recently discussed ways to manage customer demands and help customers through the Covid-19 pandemic a [...]
Insurers seeing value in digitalisation

Insurers seeing value in digitalisation

While about 5% of African insurance premium has been generated digitally, that number could rise as high as 50% if insurers invest in technology, acco [...]
VIDEO: Insurers and the media must work together to drive insurance penetration into new segments

VIDEO: Insurers and the media must work together to drive insurance penetration into new segments

  Zimbabwean insurance regulator Grace Muradzikwa warns the industry that it must do more to promote the good things that the insurance in [...]
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