Category: Environment

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Africa Specialty Risks adds energy capacity

Africa Specialty Risks adds energy capacity

Africa Specialty Risks (ASR), the pan-African focused reinsurance group, has announced that its energy division’s capacity increased to US$38mn, provi [...]
East Africa latest to be hit by devastating floods

East Africa latest to be hit by devastating floods

Southern Tanzania has been hit by serious floods, just two weeks after heavy rain caused devastating floods in South Africa, fuelling fears of large l [...]
South African insurers facing significant losses as floods devastate KwaZulu-Natal

South African insurers facing significant losses as floods devastate KwaZulu-Natal

This article is part of our CPD questionnaire for May 2022 Click here to take the quiz and earn your points South Africa’s insur [...]
Protecting farmers and enabling sustainable growth key for Africa’s food security

Protecting farmers and enabling sustainable growth key for Africa’s food security

Food is the most basic of needs. It decides not just the health of individuals but also the health of communities which affects the health of our econ [...]
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 [...]
African underwriters cannot afford to steer clear of region’s mega oil project

African underwriters cannot afford to steer clear of region’s mega oil project

This article is part of our CPD questionnaire for May 2022 Click here to take the quiz and earn your points African insurers and [...]
Finance an essential ingredient for maximising Africa’s agricultural output

Finance an essential ingredient for maximising Africa’s agricultural output

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and COMESA are to renew their commitment to enhance the production of food to ensure food securit [...]
Pressure remains to make changes and reduce impact of warming climate, warns IPCC

Pressure remains to make changes and reduce impact of warming climate, warns IPCC

Climate action is showing signs of paying off according to scientists watching the impact of climate change, however they have urged all sectors to co [...]
New climate council for Verisk to understand climate change risks better

New climate council for Verisk to understand climate change risks better

To help organisations better understand the impacts of climate change and inform their resilience and sustainability efforts, Verisk has formed the Ve [...]
Zambia: when crop dreams are crushed

Zambia: when crop dreams are crushed

The first quarter of 2022 has been marked by drought conditions in the southern parts of Africa, particularly Zambia. Here’s a look at the causes, per [...]
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