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Source:   The Economist
Posted yesterday.
In Africa, agricultural insurance often falls on stony ground  The Economist

JACKSON LEWANGU looks up at the clouds scudding above the dry plains of northern Kenya. And, somewhere higher still, a satellite looks down on him.


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Source:   Insurance Journal
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (3 days ago)
S. Africa Lender FirstRand Aims to Offer Services Such as Insurance  Insurance Journal

FirstRand Ltd. is emulating Amazon.com Inc. with a digital offering that will span everything from insurance, car license renewals to locating plumbing services ...


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Source:   Compelo
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (2 days ago)
How Kinect Hub is using blockchain to bring digital healthcare to developing countries in Africa  Compelo

Toby Carroll has created a new digital healthcare system called Kinect Hub that he hopes will be able to solve some of the biggest health issues facing ...


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Posted yesterday.
Countries with the Best Healthcare Systems in Africa  The African Exponent

Five African countries doing well in attaining universal health coverage.


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Source:   ReliefWeb
Posted today (15 hours ago)
Hike in record-dry months for Africa's Sahel worries scientists - World  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on World and 10 other countries about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment and Drought; published on 13 Dec 2018 ...


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (7 days ago)
Nigeria, others set to benefit from Africa Trade Insurance investment  New Telegraph Newspaper

Nigeria and private sector investors are set to receive support that will help boost key industries such as the banking sector as well as providing.


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Posted yesterday.
Rethinking global poverty reduction in 2019  Brookings Institution

2018 could be a landmark moment in understanding global poverty dynamics. In June, we reported the start of a new poverty narrative, one that brought the ...


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Source:   Quartz
Posted on Nov 21, 2018 (23 days ago)
Momentum insurance payout reflects South Africa’s high murder rate  Quartz

One of South Africa's major life insurance companies has been forced to change its payout policy for deaths due to violent crime this week, a move that could ...


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Source:   The Atlantic
Posted yesterday.
Africa Is the New Front in the U.S.-China Influence War  The Atlantic

Trump's national-security adviser unveiled a new strategy designed to counter Beijing's growing influence on the continent.


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Source:   The East African
Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (8 days ago)
East Africa region urged to increase insurance cover  The East African

Social security experts are calling on East African governments to emulate Rwanda in subsidising community-based health insurance schemes to widen ...


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Source:   Business Wire
Posted today (7 hours ago)
AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company)  Business Wire

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb” of ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) (


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Source:   Business Wire
Posted today (13 hours ago)
Ebola: How Many Must Die Before WHO Acts? asks AHF  Business Wire

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the world's second worst Ebola outbreak in history recently spreading to a major city in the Democratic Republic of the ...


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Source:   Medgadget
Posted on Nov 22, 2018 (22 days ago)
Healthcare HR Software Market: Europe, Middle East & Africa to Dominate the Market by 2022 with CAGR of 2.3% | Prognosticates MRFR |  Medgadget

Market Research Future has added a report titled “Healthcare HR Software Market Research Report – Europe, Middle East & Africa Regional Forecast till.


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Posted on Nov 28, 2018 (16 days ago)
Why Africa's healthcare is struggling with basics  Down To Earth Magazine

Without political will and robust investments in healthcare, Africa cannot break out of the underdevelopment trap.


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Source:   IT News Africa
Posted on Nov 30, 2018 (14 days ago)
African Healthcare Portal launches in South Africa  IT News Africa

Trishula Pathways, a South African based Healthcare technology firm launched their flagship product known as the African Healthcare Portal, on the 22nd of.


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Source:   africanews
Posted on Nov 30, 2018 (14 days ago)
South Africa's National Radiology Services Inc. (NRS) Unveils GE Healthcare's New Mammography System and Upgrades MRI System  africanews

South Africa's National Radiology Services Incorporated (NRS) at the Netcare Waterfall City Private Hospital has launched the new Senographe Pristina ...


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Source:   UN News
Posted today (3 hours ago)
Preparing Africa for ravages of climate change 'cannot be an afterthought' – COP24  UN News

Africa is at a “tipping point” as global warming increases, and urgent action needs to be taken across the continent now, to mitigate risks and safeguard a decade ...


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Source:   MRS Research Blog
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (3 days ago)
Middle East and Africa 3D printing in healthcare Market Overview 2018-2025 : Stratasys Ltd., Renishaw  MRS Research Blog

Middle East and Africa 3D printing in healthcare market. The value of the 3D printing in healthcare market in the Middle East and Africa is expected to reach a ...


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Source:   Economic Times
Posted today (21 hours ago)
​KKR-led Radiant in talks to acquire Max Healthcare  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: KKR-led Radiant Life Care is in advanced talks to acquire Max Healthcare, Max India's hospital chain. Under the deal that's expected to be ...


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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 (15 days ago)
Breaking free: How several initiatives are helping Africa get better healthcare  Down To Earth Magazine

If you are an African, you are likely to live shorter than people elsewhere. Be it child mortality, maternal mortality or the risk of death from non-communicable ...


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Source:   Financial Times
Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (8 days ago)
HSBC chairman takes up second role at South African insurance company  Financial Times

The chairman of HSBC, Mark Tucker, has been hired to do the same job at a South African insurance company in a move that could prompt concern about ...


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Source:   Reuters Africa
Posted on Nov 22, 2018 (21 days ago)
South Africa's Life Healthcare FY earnings up 40.6 pct  Reuters Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African private healthcare provider Life Healthcare reported on Friday a 40.6 percent jump in full-year earnings, helped by ...


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Source:   AllAfrica.com
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (4 days ago)
Risk Management - Weather Services and Insurance to Counter Natural Disasters in Africa  AllAfrica.com

In Africa, where many countries are exposed to risks of climate-change induced natural disaster, it is imperative to create integrated joint risk management ...


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Source:   MRS Research Blog
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (4 days ago)
Middle East and Africa 3D printing in healthcare Market (2018-2023) : Stratasys Ltd., Renishaw  MRS Research Blog

Middle East and Africa 3D printing in healthcare market. The value of the 3D printing in healthcare market in the Middle East and Africa is expected to reach a ...


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Posted on Nov 30, 2018 (14 days ago)
Technology is driving smarter access to healthcare in Africa  Down To Earth Magazine

In the context of the global push for UHC by 2030, the implementation of a digital platform for health insurance scheme's operations is pivotal.


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