Microinsurance News

Uganda: Perceptions About Insurance Industry


 | Source: All Africa - The Monitor

According to Ugandan expert, unless insurance companies introduce products for low-income earners, who make up a big portion of the country, insurance will maintain the challenge of low penetration in Uganda.

Zimbabwe: Market Embraces Netone Products


 | Source: The Standard; All Africa

NetOne last week launched OneCover, a micro mobile insurance that offers funeral insurance to subscribers and OneTech, which offers smartphones on credit loaded with free OneFusion airtime for the whole year.

Malawi: NICO Urged to Extended Insurance Services to Rural Masses


 | Source: Malawi News Agency; All Africa

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for CDH Investment Bank, Misheck Esau has called on NICO General Insurance to extend insurance service to rural communities.

Ethiopia: Company Reaching Out to Farmers, Pastoralists for Weather Insurance Services


 | Source: The Ethiopian Herald; All Africa

With concerted efforts of the government and other stakeholders, Nyala Insurance Company is providing weather insurance services to small scale farmers and pastorals in various states, said Micro Insurance Business General Manager Solomon Zegeye.

The 10th Consultative Forum on “Scaling up agricultural index insurance in Africa: Building disaster resilience of smallholder farmers”


Stakeholders come together to explore agricultural index based insurance as a tool for building resilience of farmers in Africa.

African Development Bank and MFW4A hold Digital Finance Week


The first AfDB Digital Finance Week (DFW) took place from September 19-22, 2016 in the CCIA Building in Abidjan.

Ghana: Rural banks to launch an insurance company


The new company will come up with products that suits the particular needs of rural banks.

Rwanda reviews agricultural policy to develop access to insurance


The effects of climate change have increased the need for agriculture insurance.

USD 756m Microinsurance Written Premiums Across Africa


Says 2015 Landscape of Microinsurance Africa study launched today

New campaign to promote microinsurance launched in Tanzania


It will encourage insurance firms to come up with new products targeting the low-income market segment.

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