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Insurance Industry in dire need of professional body

The insurance sector the world over has been lauded for creating the most successful efforts in creating a professional certification model. By Donald Tafadzwa Chidoori The same is not true for the whole insurance industry in...

Put a hold on the National Health Insurance Scheme: Zimbabwean nurses

“The passing on of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) bill recently has left questions hanging over our heads,” says the Simangaliso Mafa the president of the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA). By Tafadzwa Chidoori Mafa said...

CBZ Life offering low cost holiday accident cover

By Donald Tafadzwa Chidoori The holiday season in Zimbabwe always comes with a lot of excitement as people meet, visit, relax and enjoy with family, friends and relatives.  Unfortunately, while no one chooses to be...

Fidelity PAT down 66% on rising claims

FIDELITY Life Assurance of Zimbabwe Limited posted a profit after tax of $985 253 for the half-year ended June 30, 2016 compared to $2,9 million recorded same period last year on the back of...

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...

IPEC revises pension funds investment limits

Martin Kadzere: THE Insurance and Pensions Commissions (IPEC) has revised investments thresholds that pension funds and life companies can invest in public­listed companies and financial institutions. According to the new guidelines, not more than 15 percent...

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...

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...

IPEC launches blitz on unregistered insurance agents

THE Insurance and Pensions Commission has launched a blitz on unregistered insurance agents and fake insurance cover notes, a senior IPEC official said. The operation is being conducted by IPEC in conjunction with the Zimbabwe...
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