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Ukraine war has red flags for all of us, including Africa

Ukraine war has red flags for all of us, including Africa

In 2015, I wrote a book called Flagwatching – How a fox decodes the future. It was published by Tafelberg in November of that year. I devoted 10 of th [...]
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 [...]
African countries at growing risk of unrest, warns Verisk Maplecroft

African countries at growing risk of unrest, warns Verisk Maplecroft

Egypt, Tunisia, Senegal and Kenya are all listed by Verisk Maplecroft as countries facing a significant risk of civil unrest this year as food crises [...]
Shipping safety record improving but insurers cannot be complacent

Shipping safety record improving but insurers cannot be complacent

The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade, so vessel safety is critical. The sector continued i [...]
Insurers face increasing fraud, warns Javelin

Insurers face increasing fraud, warns Javelin

Amid coronavirus-driven lockdowns and social distancing, proliferating mobile apps and online channels have proven vital lifelines. But now the insura [...]
Competition for space likely to increase as geopolitical tensions rise, warns Marsh

Competition for space likely to increase as geopolitical tensions rise, warns Marsh

Rising competition for supremacy over soil, sea and space will fuel future global geopolitical tensions as nations seek to stake their claims on sea-b [...]
Munich Re increase first quarter profits to €608m, but life and health impacted by Covid-19 losses

Munich Re increase first quarter profits to €608m, but life and health impacted by Covid-19 losses

Globally, Munich Re generated a profit of €608m (589m) in Q1 2022, an increase from a profit of €589m in the same period of 2021, thanks to strong org [...]
Continue your professional development with Africa Ahead

Continue your professional development with Africa Ahead

Africa Ahead: the Sustainability Challenge has launched continuous professional development (CPD) with three African associations, with plans to expan [...]
Top insurance brands team up to expand reach across Africa

Top insurance brands team up to expand reach across Africa

The big insurance story for the week ending 6 May 2022 was the joint venture (JV) announced by two major insurance brands, Allianz and Sanlam. In a me [...]
After Covid-19: the state of the insurance industry in Africa

After Covid-19: the state of the insurance industry in Africa

In its report, Covid-19: Financial reporting and Business Implications for Insurers in Nigeria, KPMG in Nigeria states: “The Covid-19 pandemic has cre [...]
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