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African insurance market ripe for digitalisation

Insurance customers have new expectations, thanks to digitalisation.

25 Jul 2017

Nefrids Africa wins Seedstars Tanzania round

Nefrids Africa has won the Tanzania round of Seedstars World and will represent Tanzania at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes...

25 Jul 2017

Tabech wins Seedstars Mozambique round

Mobile insurance startup Tabech has been selected as the winner of the Mozambique round of Seedstars World for its Móvelcare product. It was also announced that the annual Seedstars Africa Regional Summit will take place in Mozambique...

22 Jun 2017

Hollard partners with Cigna

Insurer Hollard planned "significant acquisitions" on the continent in the next few years...

20 Jun 2017

Cape fires, storms may cost insurers R4bn

Losses caused by Western Cape fires and storms could cost the insurance industry in excess of R3bn to R4bn...

12 Jun 2017

Insurance vital, but no magic bullet to fight drought in Africa

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...

By Alex Whiting 10 Mar 2017

Making complaints work for your business

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

Africa's growing middle class opens doors for health insurance industry

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

MTN partnership launches micro insurance solutions for Africa

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

The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa

To survive, the insurance industry needs to become much more innovative and Africa is the future for growth, particularly in the energy sector...

By Nicci Botha 4 Aug 2016

Call to enter pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards...

5 Feb 2016

Shine a light on the gaps

Agriculture forms the backbone of African economies. A majority of the continent's farmers earn their living on small plots of less than two hectares...

By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Janeen Madan 21 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] African mega-projects: opportunities and challenges for specialist insurers

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...

By Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016

Dubai, a gateway for trade into Africa

The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa's growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment...

Issued by Link Media & Public Relations 18 Nov 2015

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International

Equities acquires Coventry property

Equites Property Fund, the high-end industrial property owner, has strengthened its UK portfolio with a deal worth nearly R700m. The group has bought a 19,909m² cross docking distribution centre in Coventry, England, for £41m. This means Equites now owns four distribution centres in the UK worth about £104m.

By Alistair Anderson 18 hours ago

Five timeless tips for choosing the right loan for your business

Nothing kills a business faster than lack of funds. This is because there are lots of areas that need to be covered; you have to pay for facilities, supplies, raw materials, new staff, etc. You could also just be ready to take your business to another level and the company just isn't making enough money to pay for all that.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 3 days ago

Small business loans: Five things you need to know

What do you know about small business loans? Do you have reason to believe that this type of loan could be perfect for your business? Are you willing to learn more with the idea that you will complete an application should everything check out?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Oct 2017

Three advantages of accepting cryptocurrency at your business

Have you been pondering over accepting digital currencies at your business but you're not sure if it's worth it or not? If so, you have come to the right place. Today, we are going to learn several important advantages of accepting digital money for payments. Some of these benefits may seem simple while others may shock you.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Sep 2017

Five different ways to get working capital for your business

One of the greatest problems of entrepreneurs is inadequate funds or lack of funds. When a business needs funding, finding the needed cash could be very challenging.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 26 Sep 2017

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