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How Uganda’s insurance firms performed in 2018

Only nine insurance companies recorded approximately Shs40bn as profit Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Only nine out of 21 Non-life insurance companies operating in Uganda made profits for the year ended Dec.2018, data from the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda shows. Jubilee, UAP, Sanlam, Britam, Goldstar, Alliance Africa, Statewide, …

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Sanlam to pursue bond default directors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Sanlam Kenya now wants directors of companies that defaulted on Ksh1.15 billion through corporate bond issues held personally liable for “misleading” the investment firm, according to Business Daily. CEO Patrick Tumbo said the company will take legal action against firms such as Kaluworks, a …

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Sanlam opens doors for Uganda’s financial journalists.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Introduced in 1974, Sanlam Awards for Excellence in financial journalism are now open to Ugandan journalists. The awards are the premier financial journalism awards in South Africa and have become a prestigious event and fiercely contested accolade. The company’s Chief Executive Officer for Uganda, Gary …

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Sanlam General Uganda appoints new executives

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Sanlam General Insurance Uganda has appointed two senior executives in an ongoing re-organisation of the firm’s management following the US$6.5 million acquisition of Lion Assurance Company (LAC) and rebranding last month. Ambrose Kibuuka has been appointed as General Manager, Commercial Business Division and Donato Laboke, …

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New acquisition boosts Sanlam’s market share

The company acquired LAC at US$ 6.5million Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | South Africa-based financial services firm, Sanlam, has upgraded its market share in Uganda with the acquisition of Lion Assurance Company (LAC) at US$6.5million. This follows approval from the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA-U) nearly two weeks …

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Sanlam finally announces Lion Assurance acquisition deal

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | On Nov. 21, Sanlam Emerging Markets Proprietary Limited (SEM) announced that its subsidiary, Sanlam General Insurance Uganda Limited (SGIU), had successfully concluded the acquisition of close to a 100% interest in the share capital of Lion Assurance Company Limited (LAC) in Uganda, from Trans Industries …

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