Author: Liz Booth

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African governments urged to improve insurance mechanisms to lift millions out of poverty

African governments urged to improve insurance mechanisms to lift millions out of poverty

  A new report calls for an urgent need to explore innovative and affordable market-led insurance schemes which can insure the poor from f [...]
Selon le Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2021 de la CEA, l’Afrique doit relever ses défis socioéconomiques actuels pour réduire de façon durable la pauvreté

Selon le Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2021 de la CEA, l’Afrique doit relever ses défis socioéconomiques actuels pour réduire de façon durable la pauvreté

Les perturbations causées par la pandémie de Covid-19 ont poussé environ 55 millions d’Africains dans l’extrême pauvreté en 2020 et ont annulé plus de [...]
PODCAST: Planting the seed – African food security in the wake of the war in Ukraine

PODCAST: Planting the seed – African food security in the wake of the war in Ukraine

This article is part of our CPD questionnaire for May 2022 Click here to take the quiz and earn your points In the first of a ne [...]
Sanlam and Allianz to merge

Sanlam and Allianz to merge

Sanlam, the largest non-banking financial services company in Africa, and Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers with a centu [...]
Chaucer commits to net-zero underwriting and investment by 2050

Chaucer commits to net-zero underwriting and investment by 2050

Specialty (re)insurance group Chaucer has committed to achieving  net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across all business operations by 2050 or so [...]
Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance marks first year with aim for 50 Signatories by COP27

Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance marks first year with aim for 50 Signatories by COP27

This article is part of our CPD questionnaire for May 2022 Click here to take the quiz and earn your points The Nairobi Declarat [...]
VIDEO: Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance should be cornerstone of ESG journey

VIDEO: Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance should be cornerstone of ESG journey

As the African insurance industry marks the first anniversary of the Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance, the CEO of the latest firm to sign [...]
Lloyd’s targeted by climate activists in bid to stop insurance of fossil fuel projects

Lloyd’s targeted by climate activists in bid to stop insurance of fossil fuel projects

More than 60 people from Extinction Rebellion have blocked the entrances at Lloyd's of London headquarters, preventing staff from entering the buildin [...]
VIDEO: Understanding the Kenyan insurance market

VIDEO: Understanding the Kenyan insurance market

Ezekiel Macharia, CEO of Kenbright, discusses new research his firm has conducted on the Kenyan insurance market and tells Liz Booth that he believes [...]
South Africa’s future looking a little more positive

South Africa’s future looking a little more positive

Positive developments on national economic investment and technology have given South Africa major impetus in terms of improving its global risk profi [...]
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