AfricaResearch and Surveys

Microinsurance – The road to growth

The objective of this survey is to take stock of the property microinsurance products that exist globally, together with their features. For the purpose of this survey, property microinsurance could be any product that covers buildings,…
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Expansion of digital in Financial Services

Through an $11 million grant over three years from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the lab will generate new ideas with local entrepreneurs, governments and other stakeholders across East Africa, and rapidly move from…
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Infrastructure development in Africa

South Africa and Nigeria have the most ambitious infrastructure programmes and together make up almost 60% of the spend across SSA.  Kenya follows as the third largest in planned spend.  Transport and Utilities (including power/energy…
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Ghana joins the Better Than Cash Alliance

By becoming an Alliance member, the Government of Ghana commits to transition government programmes from cash to digital payments. “For Ghana, the transition to electronic payments will bolster the effectiveness of fiscal operations through efficient…
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The future of insurance business in Africa

The speakers at the summit entitled “The Future of Life Insurance in Africa” have covered topics ranging from the Prospects for Growth, The Changing Customer, Operation Efficiency, Local economic Conditions as some of the key…
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First ‘Africa Data Challenge’ launched

The first ever ‘Africa Data Challenge’ was held in Westminster, London, this week, as part of the second ScienceAfrica UnConference, on 18 November. The ‘Africa Data Challenge’ is a groundbreaking competition that invites parties to…