More developing countries urgently need insurance to cushion their farmers against weather extremes that can worsen poverty, but it is no magic bullet to ward off the escalating impacts of climate change, experts say...
Alex Whiting 10 Mar 2017
No matter how brilliant your business is, at some stage someone is going to complain. It's how you deal with it that counts...
16 Nov 2016
Figures indicate that Africa's middle class has more than tripled over the past 30 years. This trend, bodes well for the health insurance industry...
8 Nov 2016
The MTN Group and MMI Holdings have announced a strategic partnership with a strong focus on delivering micro insurance solutions across Africa...
8 Sep 2016
Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards...
5 Feb 2016
Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags...
Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016
The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa's growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment...
Link Media & Public Relations 18 Nov 2015
Santam Specialist Business has launched a seamless insurance solution which offers comprehensive risk protection for mega-projects across Africa...
16 Oct 2015
Insurers who are able to innovate when it comes to the design and delivery of products and services will not only be fostering greater loyalty amongst their consumers, but they will also be helping to change...
14 Jul 2015
Journalists from every African country across the continent are invited to participate in the Continental Reinsurance Journalism Awards...
10 Apr 2015
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
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
African insurers are advised to address the looming technology challenge that is holding the African insurance market back.
26 Nov 2013
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
Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.
11 Mar 2013
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
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
Bharti Airtel has partnered with South African financial services group, Sanlam, for the distribution of insurance and health funding products across seven African countries.
Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 5 Sep 2012
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
CHICAGO, US: Women are becoming increasingly influential in the financial world, according to data from market research firm Mintel.
30 Mar 2011
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
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
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