Friday, August 23, 2019

Piracy at sea hits six-year low worldwide, increases off West Africa

Global maritime piracy incident rates reached a six-year low in 2013, with 264 attacks recorded worldwide, a 40 per cent drop since piracy levels...

Ghana to adopt ‘no premium, no cover’ approach

Following Nigeria’s successful move to a ‘no premium, no cover’ policy, the National Insurance Commission (NIC) of Ghana is set to implement a similar...

Nigeria: Demand for telecoms-linked microinsurance soars

  Roughly 100 000 MTN and Airtel network subscribers have bought microinsurance products every month since the launch of a new platform in October last...

Nigeria’s compulsory insurance premium reaches N29 Billion

Nigeria's commissioner for insurance, Fola Daniel this week announced that the country's compulsory insurance premium had increased by 92 per cent from N14 billion...

Ebola: flights to West Africa cancelled

A number of airlines have started to cancel flights to West Africa over concerns about the growing Ebola epidemic. The latest airline to announce...