Innovating life insurance

Featured Story, General Africa, Medical

December 9, 2016

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The life insurance industry has traditionally been structured around the idea that life cover, a typically grudge purchase, is sold and not bought. Yet, this thinking has stifled innovation and concentrated trade into a few large, dominant companies via their network distribution, says Craig Baker, CEO of MiWayLife. Essentially, this meant the poorer or

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