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Ipec’s Corporate Governance directive to protect policyholders

The Insurance and Pensions Commision (Ipec) commissioner Tendai Karonga said that insurance companies in Zimbabwe should have corporate governance structures by January next year. Poor corporate governance principles and lack of accountability in the insurance...

Alchemy Bemoans lack of Insurance products for Artists

Five time award winning Masvingo artist Tedious Marezvavana ‘Alchemy’ bemoaned the lack of insurance products that are specifically targeted at artists. The electric and versatile multi-cultural Afro Pop artist, won four awards at the recently...

First Self-Regulatory Organization for Compliance Professionals in Zimbabwe, officially launched

The first self-regulatory body for compliance professionals, the Compliance Society of Zimbabwe (CoSoZ), was officially launched on Wednesday 28 June with a mission to support the growth of the compliance profession in Zimbabwe. BY Tafadzwa...

Poor corporate compliance practices can destabilise national economy

Poor corporate compliance management practices at financial institutions can destabilise the entire national financial system, leading to the collapse of the economy, said Ipec Commissioner Tendai Karonga at the official launch of the Compliance...

First Mutual Health Launches Health Mobile App

The Health Mobile APP simplifies a burdensome complex process during a stressful time for most people. It also supports effective claims processing and improved patient outcomes. BY Tafadzwa Chidoori A leading health insurance company in Zimbabwe,...

NSSA to introduce voluntary small-to-medium enterprises and informal sector scheme

The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) is set to introduce a voluntary small-to-medium enterprises and informal sector scheme by 2017. The NewsDay reported that NSSA is currently engaging actuaries to assist in the modelling and...

Persistent Economic challenges affect Cimas’ bottom line

2016 was yet another difficult trading year for the country and most players in the insurance industry. The year was characterised by declining foreign exchange reserves and soft commodity prices. Industry capacity utilisation also suffered...

First Mutual Foundation transforming lives

FIRST Mutual Holdings Limited (FMHL) on Friday commemorated three years of their corporate social investment vehicle, First Mutual Foundation. Launched in 2014, the Foundation supports education through a bursary programme to economically disadvantaged Zimbabwean children...

IIZ annual golf tournament a success

BY Donald Chidoori Over 120 golfers from different firms took a day off from their busy Friday schedules to tee off, have a nice walk on the green and network with colleagues in support of...

Zimbabwe needs overhaul of insurance regime

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora Some people say that the higher the number of taxes a people pay, the greater the failure to build a civilised society. Another clever individual said a government can wreck...
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