- Fighting cybercrime with data analytics
- The potential to correct corruption
- Dealing with the Insider Threat
- Turbulent economic conditions fail to deter interests in the African reinsurance markets
- Growth in Sub Saharan Africa - five key metrics you can't ignore
- South Sudan's peace deal hangs in the balance
- Who is the boss? Successfully understanding money, power and politics to enhance business operations and profitability
- Ten Tips for Effective Crisis Management Planning
- Ghana's currency risk to persist despite change in central bank leadership
- 6 reasons to invest in Africa
- Lessons in entrepreneurship, from two of Africa's most successful business leaders
- Africa's digital revolution: a look at the technologies, trends and people driving it
- The struggle for survival
- Corporate reputation: It certainly matters
- Costs of Company-Community Conflict
- Regulation in Africa - a barrier to growth
- The need for enterprise resilience has never been greater - five ways companies operating in Africa can deliver
- Buhari's controversial decision to appoint himself petroleum minister could halt reform
- Burkina Faso 'B-/B' ratings affirmed, despite political volatility; outlook remains stable
- What's in it for me? Personalities, enticements and party loyalties in Tanzania's 2015 elections
- A costly stay at the Darkhotel
- The danger lurking in the lobby: Cyber risk and business travel
- Political turmoil in Burkino Faso causing disruption and escalating security risk
- South Sudan - Peace deal signed, but ongoing security challenges undermine economic outlook
- Zambia - Continued economic headwinds will complicate the ruling party's campaign for 2016 election
- Ivory Coast - Investors will be watching October 2015 for a repeat of 2010 electoral violence
- Entrepreneurship and innovation in Kenya - Inside east Africa's technology hub
- Cyber Security and the Power Sector in Africa
- Chinese investments into Africa - the African perspective
Sub Saharan Africa has seen more than 25% of all global reforms as governments strive to make their countries an easier place to do business, according to the World Bank.
Nigerian risk managers, together with the insurance industry, are at the forefront of a new campaign to encourage Nigerians to help themselves out of the current tough financial times.
Stuttafords, one of South Africa’s better known retail brands, filed for voluntary business rescue on 31 October. Stuttafords was founded in 1858 and currently occupies more than 43,000 square metres of retail space dispersed in more than 18 retail locations throughout South Africa. It also has a presence in Botswana and Namibia.
A Turkish textile factory and mine owned by Aliko Dangote are reported to have been attacked in the past month, as violence and civil unrest hit Ethiopia.
The rating agencies have made a number of changes to their views on various African countries recently.
In the past couple of months, Commercial Risk Africa has hosted Risk Frontiers events in Windhoek, Nairobi and Lagos, attracting hundreds of risk managers from across the continent.
Public-private partnerships (PPP) can unlock opportunities in emerging markets for (re)insurance companies, according to a new report from Axco Insurance Information Services.
Risk managers are being warned not to relax around cyber threats but to make sure they have comprehensive disaster recovery plans in place.
Risk managers are being warned to pay close attention to changing regulatory requirements around environmental liabilities.
This year has marked another challenging period for South Africa’s mining industry, in the wake of subdued commodity prices, an increase in short-term volatility, increased pressure on operating models and regulatory uncertainty, according to PwC.
The Institute of Risk Management is about to embark on a roadshow to Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Here we speak to four of their members about their lives as risk managers.
The Institute of Risk Management South Africa recently held its annual awards, highlighting the development of the risk management profession in South Africa. We take a look at some of the winners.
The Insurance Act 2015 shakes up insurance law in the UK. While the Marine Insurance Act 1906 has not been repealed, risk managers in Africa should be aware that the Act will apply to all (re)insurance contracts written on or after 12 August 2016 which are governed by English law.
As one major South African retailer hit rock bottom, the retail sector across Africa remains highly competitive and potentially rewarding but also full of risk. Gareth Stokes reports from southern Africa, while on the following page, Steve Mbogo considers the east African view.
Steve Mbogo takes a look at the retail sector in east Africa.
The past four years have seen massive changes in the Ivory Coast’s economy but a recent vote on a new constitution has worried some.
Electoral officials in Ivory Coast announced on 2 November that the ‘yes’ campaign had won the 31 October referendum on a new constitution, with 93.42% of the votes.
Ivory Coast is part of the Conférence Interafricaine des Marchés d’Assurances (Cima) insurance grouping. Earlier this year, Cima set out plans for some major changes affecting all 14 of its members, as Commercial Risk Africa explores.