Mobile money and micro insurance

Micro insurance is insurance with low premiums and low coverage. It primarily focuses on helping poor families by offering coverage to low-income households and individuals who have little savings. They are tailor-made specifically for lower valued properties and compensation for illness, injury or death or belongings, such as, huts, livestock or instruments. It is often […]

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Digital money in Africa

I am thinking about the financial services industry and how mobile money can and will influence the insurance sector in the next decade. But before we delve into this discussion, let’s look at the digital money available in Africa. Mobile money, also called mobile payments, mobile money transfer and mobile wallet refer to payments made […]

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Why SA companies outsource

Amidst a storm around outsourcing in South Africa, let’s just take a step back and review the issue at hand. Determining how and when to outsource can be complicated. Even describing outsourcing is problematical and usually invokes emotional reactions. In our previous blog post, we listed the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing. So what are […]

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