Category: Case study

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Insuring renewables boosting ESG principles

Insuring renewables boosting ESG principles

In sub-Saharan Africa, electricity access stands at just 43%, or roughly half the global access rate. While challenges remain, Covid-19 is also reveal [...]
Ransomware: four strategies for businesses to stay ahead of extortionists

Ransomware: four strategies for businesses to stay ahead of extortionists

Jayan Perera, a director leading Control Risks’ cyber consulting and response business in Africa and Europe, gives the market some advice on keeping c [...]
Mentoring – one of the keys to success

Mentoring – one of the keys to success

So many of us have benefited from a mentor in our early days at work, and giving back later in our careers can be incredibly rewarding. Here, James N [...]
Importance of controls highlighted by South African data breach

Importance of controls highlighted by South African data breach

A major data security breach in South Africa has highlighted the risks to businesses, including insurers, of not having adequate checks and controls, [...]
Meeting the challenges of training your team during the Covid-19 pandemic

Meeting the challenges of training your team during the Covid-19 pandemic

The majority of the African insurance industry had no choice but to move their teams to remote working as the Covid-19 pandemic hit and governments im [...]
How to get back to work post Covid-19?

How to get back to work post Covid-19?

As lockdowns begin to ease across Africa, the question for many employers, including insurers, is how to get back to work without posing any risk to t [...]
Multinational reinsurer fully engaged under South Africa’s ‘work from home’ dynamic

Multinational reinsurer fully engaged under South Africa’s ‘work from home’ dynamic

Munich Re of Africa (MRoA) is one of many insurers and reinsurers that entered South Africa’s national lockdown with a sense of trepidation, but has s [...]
Building resilience after a major catastrophe

Building resilience after a major catastrophe

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has produced this blog, looking at the ways in which countries are better preparing for the next major catastrop [...]
Italian firms to invest in sustainable projects across Africa

Italian firms to invest in sustainable projects across Africa

Coldiretti, BF and Eni have signed a deal to assess projects across Africa to develop local economies using innovative, sustainable and eco-friendly f [...]
Need to build resilience in agriculture

Need to build resilience in agriculture

Agricultural insurance is already in the spotlight as African governments try to boost food production. However, there is a new urgency and a call [...]
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