In the news today: Moody’s frowns on SA, travel safe in Africa, and data driven Clover Health pulls huge capital

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Ratings agency delivers another blow

Ratings agency, Moody’s, changed the outlook on SA’s credit rating to negative from stable, the third adverse action concerning the country in less than two weeks.  READ MORE

Travel fit – health precautions for African countries

No matter what part of the continent you’re from, travelling in the rest of Africa, whether for business or pleasure, offers an opportunity for adventure and danger at every bend. Knowing which vaccinations you need is an important part of planning your trip.  READ MORE

Munich Re’s $100 million cat bond against cyclone damage

The latest catastrophe bond from Munich Re looks set to secure the company $100 million of market backed US hurricane and Australian cyclone reinsurance protection.  READ MORE

Clover Health’s data driven success

When Sequoia Capitals Michael Dixon met Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli, he said he knew he wanted to invest. The catch: it took 18 months to convince him. But that finally happened, with the company today announcing a $35 million financing round led by Sequoia Capital.  READ MORE

India urges global convention to fight cyber-crime

India has called for a truly global convention to fight cybercrime and ensure cybersecurity. READ MORE