Insurtech: Does innovation have to be disruptive?

It is clear that technology is changing the landscape of financial services in rural Africa, write Howard Miller, an associate consultant at Nathan Associates, and Grace Njoroge, a financial inclusion advisor at KPMG. From the largest banks to the smallest […]

BIMA raises $38.4 million for mobile microinsurance in Africa, Asia and Latin America

BIMA has raised $38.4 million for mobile microinsurance in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The four-year-old company now serves 18 million people in 14 countries with plans to reach 750,000 more customers per month with its mobile-delivered life, personal accident and […]

Africa: Is It Time to Rethink Humanitarian Insurance?

By Richard Choularton Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. The human and financial costs of climate and other natural disasters are increasing. These disasters disproportionately affect the poorest and […]

Mobile Insurance Startup wins Seedstars Tanzania

Mobile insurance company Nefrids Africa has been crowned winner of the Tanzanian leg of the Seedstars World startups pitching competition, and will represent the country at the global finals in Switzerland next year. This year’s edition of Seedstars World sees […]

Nigeria Liability Insurance Pool targets long term growth in these sectors

The Nigeria Liability Insurance Pool says it looks to the current year (2017) with positivity and focusing on long term sustainable growth from businesses in oil, gas and energy liability pool. According to the company, the pool is poised to […]

Mobile Offices: Leadway takes Insurance to your doorsteps

By Ebere Nwoji   Leadway Assurance Limited, has launched mobile office which it said would amongst other things facilitate easy penetration of insurance to Nigerians. The company also said that the mobile office, which contains everything found in its normal […]