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IRA licenses 114 insurance players

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Insurance Regulatory Authority has licenced 114 players to carryout insurance business this year. These includes 32 insurance companies; one Micro Insurance firm, one re-insurer, five Health Membership Organizations (HMOs), 35 insurance brokers, two re-insurance brokers and 24 Loss Assessors, adjusters, insureance surveyors and risk …

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THIS WEEK: Britam unveils Windows Glass insurance

THIS WEEK: Britam unveils Windows Glass insurance Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Britam Insurance Company (Uganda) Limited has unveiled a new product dubbed “Windows Glass Cover” (WGC) which is an extension of its already existing motor third party insurance cover. Speaking during the unveiling of the cover on Oct.22, Edward …

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Insurance: Phoenix eyes 57% growth after rebranding

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Starting Oct.11, Phoenix Assurance rebranded and changed its name to MUA Insurance Uganda Ltd or simply MUA following an event that took place at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel a day before. Phoenix of Uganda Assurance Company Ltd was licensed to do business in Uganda in …

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Mergers, acquisitions loom for insurers

Smaller insurers face take-overs from bigger players Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | A new push by the regulator to financially strengthen the country’s insurance industry is likely to trigger a wave of mergers and acquisitions as firms race to comply with new minimum capital requirements. The new developments were communicated …

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Insurer boosts Uganda’s renewable energy projects

The African Insurance Agency will support solar PV, hydro, wind, geothermal, biomass and cogeneration technologies Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | The multilateral insurer, African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), will provide up to US$10million as financial protection to new small and medium-sized renewable energy projects in Uganda to facilitate their smooth …

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Banks demand quick reforms in insurance, ICT

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Commercial banks under their umbrella organization, Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) are demanding reforms from government in key sectors of agriculture, information technology; insurance and debt repayment to enable them thrive in tough economic times. Patrick Mweheire, the chairperson of UBA and the Chief Executive, Stanbic …

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Insurance association eyes marine deals for local companies

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE  | The Uganda Insurance Association (UIA) is sensitising importers of goods about marine insurance in a bid to complement efforts by the regulator –Insurance Regulatory Authority – in creating awareness and appreciation of the local purchase of this policy. This move is targeting different groups including; …

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