Author: Liz Booth

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VIDEO: Agricultural insurance ripe for success across Africa

VIDEO: Agricultural insurance ripe for success across Africa

Ewan Wheeler, CEO at Acre Africa, explains the importance of agricultural insurance and tells Liz Booth why he believes the industry is on the cusp of [...]
Time for insurers to stop claiming systemic risks are uninsurable, Ghana conference told

Time for insurers to stop claiming systemic risks are uninsurable, Ghana conference told

It is time the insurance industry stopped telling people that certain risks are uninsurable. That was among the key messages from the Association o [...]
Insurers urged to pressure governments on African unity

Insurers urged to pressure governments on African unity

Insurers and reinsurers have been urged to push their governments to move ahead with implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (Af [...]
Insurers across Africa asked to join one million tree-planting campaign

Insurers across Africa asked to join one million tree-planting campaign

As huge areas of deforestation occur across Africa, Continental Re has urged other insurers and reinsurers to plant trees in their own countries to re [...]
Insurers must be prepared for huge hurdles ahead, warns Deloitte

Insurers must be prepared for huge hurdles ahead, warns Deloitte

Deloitte has questioned where insurers are ready for further sudden and emerging challenges in 2023. In its latest outlook on the industry, Deloitt [...]
PODCAST: What relevance does climate change have to Africans?

PODCAST: What relevance does climate change have to Africans?

This article is part of our CPD questionnaire for September 2022 Click here to take the quiz and earn your points In the latest [...]
Reinsurance capacity shortage could fuel price hikes, warn major reinsurers

Reinsurance capacity shortage could fuel price hikes, warn major reinsurers

Extreme inflation, rising interest rates and asset slumps currently pose challenges for the entire insurance industry alongside burdens from the war i [...]
African opportunities abound – if insurers step up to support development

African opportunities abound – if insurers step up to support development

Africa has immense opportunities to deliver on its potential of becoming the world’s food basket and can also provide some of the energy crisis soluti [...]
VIDEO: OESAI: a golden opportunity to meet, exchange views and share experience

VIDEO: OESAI: a golden opportunity to meet, exchange views and share experience

Patty Karuaihe-Martin, chair of the Organisation of Southern and Eastern African Insurers (OESAI) and managing director of Namib Re, and Jean Alain Fr [...]
The numbers show the scale of Africa’s challenges

The numbers show the scale of Africa’s challenges

Looking at the numbers for the African insurance market, there is real potential for insurers to grow their business successfully. That was the ver [...]
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