In the news today: President Cyril Ramaphosa heads to the WEF in Davos to drum up more investment, the Nigerian Insurers Association has been asked to digitise marine insurance certificates, and the WHO names the ten biggest global health threats in 2019


Ramaphosa seeks investment at Davos

President Cyril Ramaphosa is heading up a delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, with a view to attracting more investment into South Africa.  READ MORE

Nigerian Insurers Association must digitise marine insurance certificates

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CNB) want the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) to digitise marine insurance certificates to generate more income for the insurance industry.  READ MORE

The ten biggest health threats this year

The World Health Organization has named drug-resistant superbugs and anti-vaxxers as the biggest threat to global health in 2019, along with air pollution and climate change, and another global flu pandemic.  READ MORE

Emerging market equities post longest rally in a year

Emerging markets appear to be recovering from last year’s rout, rising for a fourth week amid signs of easing trade tensions.  READ MORE

Light regulation of cryptos on the cards?

A Bloemfontein financial adviser has been ordered by the FAIS ombud to repay R1.3 million to a former student after advising her to invest in The Villa property syndication scheme, which was marketed by Sharemax Investments.  READ MORE