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Should African insurers review their mobile strategies?

Developing customer-facing mobile applications remains the third most important technology priority for insurers. Rhys Collins, Head of African Operations for SSP, says in Africa this would be second or first...

26 Jun 2014 11:10

MTN joins forces with Hollard to innovate in insurance

Hollard Life Zambia has partnered with MTN Zambia to bring an innovative new insurance product to the Zambian market, building on both groups' reputations for customer-focused innovation.

Issued by Hollard Insurance 25 Jun 2014 15:30

Sanlam revamps Financial Journalism Awards

The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards.

9 Dec 2013 11:21

Lack of ICT infrastructure holds insurance market back

African insurers are advised to address the looming technology challenge that is holding the African insurance market back.

26 Nov 2013 10:13

Open for business

A Bizcommunity Press Office has become the obvious means by which to constructively steer what you want people to know, think and perceive about your company in the public realm.

Issued by 11 Sep 2013 12:53

Strong growth of African banking sector

Banking systems across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have grown and strengthened significantly over the past decade and favourable macroeconomic‚ regulatory and financial trends indicate that further improvements lie ahead‚ Moody's Investors Service says in a new special comment published on Wednesday (19 June).

20 Jun 2013 09:28

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by 18 Mar 2013 09:03

Bigger is better says motor industry

Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.

11 Mar 2013 07:32

Pirates seize French tanker off Abidjan

ABIDJAN COTE D'IVOIRE: A French tanker has been hijacked by pirates off Ivory Coast, port authority officials in the economic capital Abidjan confirmed on Monday (4 February).

5 Feb 2013 07:04

Tanker seized in seas off Abidjan

ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE - Pirates seized a Panama-flagged oil tanker which was anchored in the Ivory Coast's economic capital of Abidjan, authorities said on Monday (21 January).

22 Jan 2013 07:45

Top 10 New Year's resolutions for employers

Here are some resolutions for 2013 for you that you, as an employer, may well find useful. Get them right now - and avoid any unpleasant surprises during the year.

By Johan Botes 31 Dec 2012 07:37

Kenyan gov't embraces open source

TechCentral wraps up the major technology news from around the African continent.

By Duncan McLeod: @mcleodd 10 Sep 2012 10:27

Bharti Airtel to distribute Sanlam insurance products

Bharti Airtel has partnered with South African financial services group, Sanlam, for the distribution of insurance and health funding products across seven African countries.

By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 5 Sep 2012 10:47

Hollard boosts presence in Zambia

Hollard, South Africa's independent insurer, has announced the opening of a life assurance office in Lusaka, Zambia as part of the company's on-going geographic expansion to increase its presence in key growth markets in support of its global strategy.

31 May 2012 11:41

Financial advisors can benefit by reaching out to women, reports Mintel

CHICAGO, US: Women are becoming increasingly influential in the financial world, according to data from market research firm Mintel.

30 Mar 2011 05:55

Emerging auto insurance and aggregator sites attracting meaningful market share

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has announced the availability of an expanded competitive set of insurers and aggregator sites for its online auto insurance benchmarker. In Q4 2010, these additional sites accounted for 724 000 submitted quotes, making up 8% of quotes submitted online.

8 Mar 2011 09:58

2010 US online property insurance report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc. has released its 2010 Online Property Insurance Report, based on behavioural data from comScore's 1 million person US panel and a survey of more than 2 000 US Internet users aimed at understanding attitudes and intentions with regard to conducting insurance transactions online.

24 Nov 2010 07:28

UK consumers - leading the way at saving money on insurance

LONDON, UK: Under pressure UK consumers are the savviest in the world when it comes to getting a good deal on their insurance cover and the least likely to blindly renew year after year, finds Datamonitor.

9 Nov 2010 08:04

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