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Farmers urged to Insure Crops

Elita Chikwati Farmers have been urged to insure their crops and livestock against natural disasters that may affect the country during the rain season. This follows a forecast of normal to above normal rainfall, which may be...

The rise of Gloria Zvaravanhu

HARARE ­ Not many successful women can say they became an executive manager of one of Zimbabwe’s best performing listed companies before they turned 30. However, recently inaugurated president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe (Icaz),...

Risk Management – How retailers can benefit by forming a captive insurance company

Consumer spending, the lifeblood of the retail industry, is depressed in today’s business climate. Job growth is anaemic, and revenue projections are difficult, at best.   There is no question that globally, the financial services industry,...

Insurance sales boost Old Mutual H1 revenue 11pct to $139,7mln

HARARE,– Old Mutual Zimbabwe registered an 11 percent jump in total revenue to $139,7 million in the six months to June 30, driven by a 60 percent surge in non-life sales. Old Mutual is an...

Zimbabwe: IIZ Annual Winter School On Next Week

This year's winter school will be headlined by the IIZ president and Ruvimbo Funeral Assurance CEO Dr Edward Gomba. Other speakers are First Mutual Holdings group marketing and strategy executive Ms Farayi Mangwende who will...

Most Zimbabweans not insured

HARARE - Zimbabwean insurance companies have been urged to come up with new products aimed at capturing at least 9,1 million people who are not insured. Finance ministry director Judith Rusike said insurance sector firms...

Zim insurance services ‘elitist’, need re- modelling

Leonard Ncube and Hazel Hweta: INSURANCE companies should repackage their products to make them affordable to low income earners who constitute the bulk of the population and cannot afford expensive policies currently on the...

Zim to formalise micro­insurance firms

ZIMBABWE is working on a framework to regulate and formalise operations of micro­insurance firms targeting low income earners, the Insurance and Pensions Commission said. Micro­insurance has been identified as a critical instrument for delivering...

IPEC engages Govt over pension remittance

A number of companies are not remitting deductions meant for pension fund contributions, putting into jeopardy workers retirement benefits. This has raised fears some of the funds could be directed to areas which they...

Tepid economy hits pensions: Report

ZIMBABWE’S tepid economy has seen most companies delaying pension remittances resulting in arrears amounting to 73% of total contributions in the full-year to December 2015, an insurance sector report says. By Bernard Mpofu The country’s insurance...
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