Short-term progress in increasing insurance penetration in Africa will be a victim of pressure from the “Big Six” global reinsurers to increase ... prices, says Ryan Phillips, chief operating office at Afro-Asian Insurance Services.
French energy group Total have hit a new deposit off the South African coast. It is the second discovery in recent times, after the major Brulpadda ... field. The finds could help fuel gas-fired power plants, and help a transition away from coal.
A string of high-profile failures in Western markets has highlighted the brighter prospects that lie in continental expansion for many South ... African corporates. From property, to retail through finance and telecoms, most big South African companies find success in Africa, and failure beyond.
South African retailer Pick n Pay may double the number of its Boxer stores to 600 within five years to target underserved low and middle-income ... shoppers, David North, head of strategy and corporate affairs, tells The Africa Report.
In Africa, the impact of COVID-19 is not only widespread, but it is also devastating and has the potential to have a deeper and longer-term impact ... on the growth trajectory of the continent, investment banker Yvonne Ike tells The Africa Report.