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Insurers need to grab opportunity to have say in urban growth

Insurers need to grab opportunity to have say in urban growth

Insurers may have a new chance to become involved in major infrastructure projects as a Green Cities Initiative and Action Plan has been launched by t [...]
Africa has golden opportunity for transformation

Africa has golden opportunity for transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic has eroded the overall improvement in risk-reward scores seen across the African continent in recent years, but this should not [...]
GIRL event lining up for 10 September

GIRL event lining up for 10 September

Women working in the insurance sector across Africa are being urged to join a webinar from the Organisation of Eastern and Southern Africa Insurers (O [...]
Global resilience hit hard by Covid-19 pandemic, but insurance has key role for future

Global resilience hit hard by Covid-19 pandemic, but insurance has key role for future

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to reduce global macroeconomic resilience by about 20% in 2020 from 2019 levels, according to the latest annual Swis [...]
Rebuilding Africa and strengthening its resilience against future economic shocks

Rebuilding Africa and strengthening its resilience against future economic shocks

After demonstrating its resilience during the ebola outbreak and the global financial crisis, Africa is once again facing a severe test of its strengt [...]
Willis signs deal on disease modelling

Willis signs deal on disease modelling

The Willis Research Network (WRN) has agreed a new partnership with Metabiota, a risk analytics organisation that specialises in infectious diseases m [...]
Stark contrast between Beirut and US shows value of insurance

Stark contrast between Beirut and US shows value of insurance

The value of insurance is never in doubt among those involved in the sector. However, persuading others of the value of insurance is sometimes a hard [...]
Online training set to reach much broader audience

Online training set to reach much broader audience

Insurers and reinsurers are using the experience gained during their hasty transition to a ‘work from home’ world to expand and improve their skills d [...]
Two Covid-19 modelling tools launched for Africa

Two Covid-19 modelling tools launched for Africa

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and African Risk Capacity (ARC) have launched two Covid-19 modelling tools for Afri [...]
Covid-19 exposes protections gaps – an opportunity for insurers

Covid-19 exposes protections gaps – an opportunity for insurers

  The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the protection gaps across Africa and presented insurers with a real opportunity to build their busine [...]
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