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AIG expands footprint in North and West Africa

American International Group, Inc (NYSE:AIG) has announced that it has received approval for the establishment of a servicing office in Casablanca Finance City (CFC), Morocco, to support the strategic growth and expansion of its insurance…
AfricaHot news

Sanlam takes Africa by storm in 2014

The leadership of Sanlam Emerging Markets (SEM) – the division of the JSE-listed Sanlam group with a presence in 12 emerging market countries on three continents – holds a positive view for 2014, believing that…
AfricaShort-term

Africa fastest-growing continent: But why still inequality?

Agriculture is not only the largest employer on the continent; it is also essential for the well being of the continent’s people. Yet, we prioritise other industries, leaving agriculture to fend for itself. It is clear that, if Africa does not prioritise agriculture, we will continue to depend on the West for survival.
AfricaBancassurance 2013

Digital landscape: then and now

During 2013’s African Bancassurance Conference, the CEO of iProspect Digital Distribution and Marketing, Peter Stewart, took the audience through the evolution of the digital landscape, from the early pioneers like Bill Gates who though the commercial value of the internet was still far off, to the folks at Google whose innovation turned the world on its head. Stewart also discussed the digital value chain, from the inception of an idea to making a sale. View the presentation here.
AfricaBancassurance 2013

The horse, the race and the back office

During the African Bancassurance Conference in 2013, Mia Geringer, the Director of Solveco, gave an interesting presentation on the importance of an effective systems development process for the development and implementation of a new back-office system in the short-term industry. The presentation can be downloaded here in PDF format.