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IPEC fines non-compliant companies

Harare Bureau: THE Commissioner of Insurance and Pensions has started penalising pension funds and insurance companies that failed to comply with prescribed asset ratio requirements as at December 31, 2015. In July 2014, the Ministry...

‘IIZ golf day a success’

A LARGE field of 120 golfers took time off from office, as they converged at Chapman Golf Club on Friday for the annual Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe (IIZ) annual corporate golf day. IIZ president Edward...

IPEC fights insurance fraud

Golden Sibanda: THE Insurance and Pension Commission is working with the insurance firms to put tamper proof features on cover notes to deter fraud. This comes as a significant number of people have lost money and...

Nicoz seeks new investor

HARARE: ­ Zimbabwe's largest short­term insurance firm, NicozDiamond (Nicoz), is seeking a new investor following the collapse of recent capital­raising initiatives. Nicoz company secretary Gloria Zaravanhu yesterday said discussions on the transaction contemplated by the...

ZB opens Mozambican unit

Livingstone Marufu ZB Reinsurance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ZB Financial Holdings, has been given the green light to roll out services in Mozambique by the Insurance Institute of Mozambique (ISSM) and has started underwriting its...

Cimas to lose operating licence

Livingstone Marufu GOVERNMENT has given Cimas Medical Aid Society a seven-day ultimatum to honour all outstanding claims or lose its licence. Cimas has more than 30 000 members, and has allegedly been trying to direct them...

Nervy times at Fidelity Life

Enacy Mapakame and Livingstone Marufu A FORENSIC audit of Fidelity Life Assurance’s financial statements that started in April has been extended to August amid indications the auditors — KPMG Accountants — are keen to investigate...

Fidelity Life Assurance on a roll

Livingstone Marufu Business Reporter FIDELITY Life Assurance, buoyed by the runaway success of its housing projects in Harare South, is now angling to increase its land bank for business and office stands as management feels this...

African insurance: A giant awakens

WHEN KPMG, the advisory company, held its inaugural East Africa Insurance Conference in February, organisers were surprised that more than 100 industry participants attended. James Norman, KPMG’s regional insurance head, was equally enthused when a...
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