Friday, August 23, 2019

Obesity: an economic risk for South Africa

We tend to think of HIV and TB as the greatest health risks in South Africa today – but non-communicable diseases are fast becoming...

Africa key driver of global marine insurance sector

It is no surprise  the world we live in, our economy included, is subjected to unprecedented technological, economic, geopolitical, social, and climatological change. These...

Will hardening PI market in UK impact law firms in South African?

Sometimes decisions by insurance companies in one part of the world impact companies elsewhere. Take the move by Libra Managers to pull out of the...

China-Africa economic ties are changing the marine insurance landscape

Whilst the West remains one of Africa’s key trading partners, other players have come on board too. Take China. Between 1978 and 2017, bilateral...

Climate change and insurers: no storm in a teacup

The effects of climate change go beyond the obvious, and the global insurance industry will be affected too, including the sector in Africa: average...