Category: Social

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Survey of insurers’ take on the ESG agenda extended

Survey of insurers’ take on the ESG agenda extended

Add your voice to a growing number of African insurers who have shared their views on the development of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance and [...]
Diversity and inclusivity triumph, as winners of the 2021 Pan-African Re/insurance Journalism Awards are announced

Diversity and inclusivity triumph, as winners of the 2021 Pan-African Re/insurance Journalism Awards are announced

Continental Reinsurance has named the winners at the sixth Pan-African (Re)insurance Journalism Awards. The category winners are: Best Re/Insu [...]
Ryan Phillips to replace Udai Patel as MD at Afro-Asian

Ryan Phillips to replace Udai Patel as MD at Afro-Asian

Ryan Philips is to replace Udai Patel as managing director of reinsurance broker Afro-Asian Insurance Services. Mr Patel will step down as managing [...]
Speedy onboarding for clients even more critical in Covid-19 era

Speedy onboarding for clients even more critical in Covid-19 era

Driving digital engagement across Africa will be one of the keys to success, not just for the insurer but also in enabling more consumers to access fi [...]
Students need continuous mentorship to become relevant in their chosen fields of study

Students need continuous mentorship to become relevant in their chosen fields of study

In March, Microsoft’s Africa Development Centre (ADC) announced the kickoff of season two of its Game of Learners (GOL) programme, an initiative aimed [...]
Tanzanian insurer agrees major tie-up with Vodacom

Tanzanian insurer agrees major tie-up with Vodacom

Britam Insurance and Vodacom Tanzania have inked a partnership deal that will see the former issuing third-party motor vehicle insurance cover to its [...]
Agriculture insurtech startup attracts $1.2m seeding

Agriculture insurtech startup attracts $1.2m seeding

OKO, an insurtech startup that provides inclusive agricultural insurance to secure farmers’ income across Africa, has closed a seed investment of $1.2 [...]
Africa Specialty Risks launches construction capacity alongside appointment of head of construction underwriting

Africa Specialty Risks launches construction capacity alongside appointment of head of construction underwriting

Africa Specialty Risks (ASR), the pan-African reinsurance group, has launched construction capacity, alongside the appointment of James Cronje as head [...]
Dirty business: Fossil fuel economies face an impact-investing strangle

Dirty business: Fossil fuel economies face an impact-investing strangle

There are growing concerns that the trend toward impact and sustainable investing could throttle entire emerging-market industries as allocators of ca [...]
Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance launched

Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance launched

A declaration by African insurance industry leaders of commitment to support the achievement of the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) is to be l [...]
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