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External Capital Support Has Sustained China’s Non-Life Expansion

LONDON, UK
Direct premium in China’s non-life sector annually grew by 23% on average during 2009-2012, according to a new report from A.M. Best Co. Amid rapid premium growth, non-life insurers faced solvency pressure relative to capital and surplus levels, as evidenced by the peak amount of new capital and subordinated debt issued by non-life insurers in 2011 and 2012. This report analyzes the factors that impact the solvency level of major non-life insurers as grouped by average capital adequacy levels over the past three years, and assesses whether each sector can sustain these levels under current growth rates and operating profitability. read more

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ICG’s Conjectures on Eritrea: Realistic and Probable or Wishful and Imaginary?

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IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation Mission to Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Christina Daseking, visited Accra during April 2-12, 2013, to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations. The mission met with President Mahama, Vice-President Amissah-Arthur, Finance Minister Terkper, Bank of Ghana Governor Wampah, other senior officials, members of parliament, and representatives of the private sector, think tanks, trade unions, and civil society.
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South Africa should use its BRICS membership to address Africa’s poor infrastructure

South Africa should leverage its position in BRICS to increase investments in the development and upgrade of Africa’s inadequate infrastructure, says David Humphrey, Global Head of Power and Infrastructure at Standard Bank Group. read more

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First Monday: A.M. Best’s Leading Analysts Explore Property/Casualty, Life/Annuity & Health Segments of US Insurance Industry

Founded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. read more

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A.M. Best’s Leading Analysts Discuss Africa’s Insurance Industry, the U.S. Economic Forecast and Persistent Asbestos Insurance Losses

Founded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. read more

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GAMBIA RISKED FACING EU’s AID CUT

Amat Jeng

 

The Gambia is feared loosing millions of Euros in financial aid from its main donor – the European Union (EU), amid its President Jammeh’s outright rejection of the governance reforms that the EU has seen as an iron fist. read more

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Radio station ransacked, equipment seized in DRC

NEW YORK, December 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ All sides of the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo should halt attacks on journalists and media outlets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today after a radio station was attacked and taken off the air. read more

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Four Seasons Arrives in Tanzania: Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Now Open

SERENGETI, Tanzania, Dec. 3, 2012 — Following a rebrand and an extensive upgrade, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania officially opened its doors today. read more

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