Tag: Opinion

1 2 3 5 10 / 49 POSTS
Businesses must prepare for political violence risks ahead, warns AGCS

Businesses must prepare for political violence risks ahead, warns AGCS

“We are facing a crisis on top of a crisis,” said Kristalina Georgieva, MD of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently, referring to the combine [...]
Impact of Covid, crew and congestion brings heightened risks for shipping, warns AGCS

Impact of Covid, crew and congestion brings heightened risks for shipping, warns AGCS

While the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in few direct claims for the marine insurance sector, the impact on the welfare of crews and the boom in shipping [...]
Niger: Resilience possible via early-warning systems and insurance payouts

Niger: Resilience possible via early-warning systems and insurance payouts

Drought is nothing new in Niger. In fact, the country has experienced repeated large-scale droughts regularly over the past two decades, leading to na [...]
Resilience and financial optimisation post-Covid-19: key considerations for insurer CFOs

Resilience and financial optimisation post-Covid-19: key considerations for insurer CFOs

By now, previous year’s annual financial statements have been approved and signed off, and most short-term insurers will have a clearer view of the un [...]
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 ten of t [...]
Insurers need to keep abreast of changing African data protection laws, warns law firm

Insurers need to keep abreast of changing African data protection laws, warns law firm

Countries including Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe have been implementing new measures [...]
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 [...]
Nigerian regulator close to launching risk-based capital roadmap

Nigerian regulator close to launching risk-based capital roadmap

The rising tide of bankruptcies and underperformance by insurance firms in Africa gave rise to the concept of risk-based capital model, through which [...]
Seven risk drivers in the tech and telecoms sector

Seven risk drivers in the tech and telecoms sector

Risks are interrelated and aggregated in the modern networked world: Cybercrime threatens to outpace society’s ability to manage and respond to i [...]
Out of Ukraine war, a plan for Africa’s food security

Out of Ukraine war, a plan for Africa’s food security

A foreign conflict has exposed Africa’s dependence on imports and is galvanising action to boost local food production and tackle climate threats. [...]
1 2 3 5 10 / 49 POSTS