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MyBucks insurance tech platform launches in SA

Frankfurt-listed Fintech MyBucks S.A has launched an industry-leading insurance tech product in South Africa called SureCloud, the first step in rolling out end-to-end insurance tech in the rest of Africa. (more…)

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Africa for Africans (with a little help from China)

By Terence Gregory, CEO Ecsponent Limited On Tuesday, China pledged to invest $14.7bn in South Africa and grant loans to Eskom and SAA. While this investment brings the country closer to President Ramaphosa’s target to raise US$ 100 billion in foreign direct investment, some argue that China’s intentions are not what they seem. It is said […]

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Untapped Investment Opportunities in Africa

By Bassel Khatoun, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity. When thinking about investing in Africa, many investors identify South Africa as the most important market on the continent. However, we believe other countries in the region also offer much untapped long-term potential. Among frontier markets globally, Africa offers one of the most exciting investment stories, in […]

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Pax Africana: How (South) Africa can forge its own economic destiny

By Rahima Cassim, fund manager at Ashburton Investments South Africa is a country of tremendous promise. It’s a dynamic land with the potential for integrated prosperity. Sadly, in the recent past, the forces created by this dynamism have failed to live up to the country’s potential. Rather than focusing inwards, many now believe South Africa’s secret to […]

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Passion investing won’t provide adequate portfolio diversification

Africa’s wealthy need to plan ahead to ensure their ‘passion investments’ stay in touch with their overall wealth ambitions and goals, says Philip Faure, Head of Cape Regions at Standard Bank Wealth and Investment. (more…)

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African Risk Capacity and United Nations Partner to Increase Insurance Coverage in Africa

The African Risk Capacity (ARC), an agency of the African Union, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) today announced a new partnership which will see the two organisations work together to increase insurance coverage against climate risks for African states. (more…)

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RisCura launches fourth Bright Africa PE report

Investment firm RisCura is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 private equity update of its Bright Africa report, which provides a comprehensive view of PE investment across Africa. (more…)

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