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Insurers have real opportunity to help small businesses survive pandemic shock

Insurers have real opportunity to help small businesses survive pandemic shock

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) form the backbone of many economies globally and give rise to economic growth, employment and innova [...]
Africa facing first insurance decline this century?

Africa facing first insurance decline this century?

Thanks to market conditions exacerbated by 2020, market penetration in Africa could actually decrease for the first time in two decades, according to [...]
European investors to cease new coal and fuel oil financing, but plan to boost African investment

European investors to cease new coal and fuel oil financing, but plan to boost African investment

European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) are to immediately cease new coal and fuel oil financing and will limit other fossil fuel financing, [...]
Three quarters of managers struggling to cope with employee challenges during Covid-19 pandemic

Three quarters of managers struggling to cope with employee challenges during Covid-19 pandemic

The Conscious Workplace Report, produced by Rioch UK, has found that 75% of managers have faced employee challenges when working remotely, raising sig [...]
New mentorship programme launches for women across Africa

New mentorship programme launches for women across Africa

Bureau Veritas has launched the BV Women in Africa Mentorship Programme in Kenya, in partnership with TWAA, a professional networking, knowledge-shari [...]
EIB agrees €60m financing to unlock African Trade Insurance Agency membership

EIB agrees €60m financing to unlock African Trade Insurance Agency membership

Private sector investment of up to €1bn could be leveraged in Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Senegal, due to European Investment Bank (EIB) support for [...]
Understanding the risks of future cities – opportunities abound for African insurers

Understanding the risks of future cities – opportunities abound for African insurers

A new report from Lloyd’s shows that more than half the world’s population now lives in urban areas, up from a third in 1950, and this is projected to [...]
Resilience key to surviving post-pandemic environment

Resilience key to surviving post-pandemic environment

Looking at the current Covid-19 environment, Toavina Ramamonjiarisoa (pictured above), African Trade Insurance Agency’s acting/interim CEO, has warned [...]
Covid-19 sparks job reset

Covid-19 sparks job reset

Covid-19 has caused a jobs crisis but if we are to recover from the pandemic, two more fundamental crises need tackling: climate change and the nature [...]
Insurers have golden opportunity to back Nigerian growth

Insurers have golden opportunity to back Nigerian growth

Nigeria could realise its growth potential with greater connections between private and public enterprises, backed by insurance. According to a new [...]
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