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Africa could lead way in insurance transformation

Africa is digital in nature and stands to leapfrog more mature markets in terms of transformation, Oliver Bäte, CEO of Allianz SE, told delegates at the 44th annual Insurance Conference in Sun City, South Africa, Mr...

Insurers at risk: Grace Muradzikwa

CEO of a leading short term Insurer Nicoz Diamond, Grace Muradzikwa warned insurers of the risks around underwriting risks they do not fully understand Grace Murdzikwa was speaking to Commercial Risk Africa as part of...

Zim pension funds to pay out more on inflation losses

By Martin Kadzere HARARE – Zimbabwean pensioners and insurance policy holders are in line for additional payouts after they were heavily shortchanged during the conversion of their benefits at dollarisation in 2009, a commission of...

Walk of Life to assist road accident victims

BY Tafadzwa Chidoori Passengers Association of Zimbabwe (PAZ), athletes, members of parliament, councillors, business executives, members of community based organisations and well-wishers will congregate in Chitungwiza on Saturday 19 August 2017, for a 28.3Km “Walk...

CBZ Holdings Appoints New Chairman

CBZ (CBZ: ZH) have announced the appointment of Noah Manomano Matimba as Chairman with effect from July 18, 2017. Matimba, an accountant by training, has previously worked for Anglo American Corporation and a subsidiary of...

How to Make a Motor Vehicle Claim

Insurance companies are in the business of paying claims. However, submitting a claim and obtaining nothing in return when you thought you were covered is an extremely costly and off-putting event.  This post is...

Insurers seek regulatory permission for offshore investments

By Shame Makoshori, ZIMBABWE’S $4 billion insurance industry wants regulatory permission to invest some of its funds in offshore markets in a bid to mitigate domestic risk as the country’s economy shows signs of growing strain. The country’s regulations bar...

Global economy suffers $53bn natural disaster loss during 1H 2017: AON Report

Insurers face $22bn natural disaster payout with 76 percent of losses related to U.S. events Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, today launches its Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2017 report, which evaluates the...

First Mutual conducts free health checkups

First Mutual Zimbabwe contacted biometric registration on campus at a wellness programme organised by the University of Zimbabwe early this week. The Health insurance firm recently upgraded to biometric technology with the primary objective of...

Kuruneri sues health insurer

BY Daniel Nemukuyu Former Finance Minister Dr Christopher Kuruneri, who is in and out of hospital for stroke and hypertension, has taken a local health insurance company to the High Court seeking an order compelling the institution...
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