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World Malaria Day 2019; Zero malaria starts with me

April 25th marks the World Malaria Day (WMD)! In this article, we take a look at the strides made in the fight against Malaria over the years. Key to note is that this year’s theme is dubbed, “Zero malaria starts with me”, where we need to take ownership of the fight and empower communities to […]

Life Insurance

Why Life Insurance Policy in Kenya

Why Life Insurance Policy in Kenya is should be a priority in your Life! When is the last time you thought of preparing for your death? I know that look on your face. In the African culture, we don’t talk about death as it is bad omen. Usually, many Kenyan communities have organized themselves into […]

A Quick Glance At Dehydration

Let us talk about something which we experience daily; Dehydration. As you have noticed, the sun seems to have moved a few kilometers towards our hemisphere; that is why I keep joking with my buddies that the sun has moved to the first floor. With this regard, for proper body function, we ought to stay […]

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UNDERSTANDING TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER IN KENYA

Travel Insurance Cover in Kenya -When one thinks of travelling the world and seeing all those wonderful places in their preferred destinations, rarely, does one think of the things that could go wrong. Why? The whole point of taking a vacation is to take a break from all the ‘troubles’ and the noise’ from their everyday lives. […]

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INSIGHT ON PROSTATE CANCER

As a man, I can attest that, we seldom worry about general health, unless if it is something which will affect our deportment as men or ability to execute our day to day activities. With this regard, you will realize conditions like Prostate cancer which is common in our 50`s, is ignored as worry, in […]

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30 YEARS ON; MY EXPERIENCE IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

It was 19th Feb 1990, my career in the insurance industry kicked off. I started from the bottom. I actually did not have a direction as to what I wanted to do, in regards to career. I was fresh from school carrying with me, great ambitions. All I knew was to work; do any work […]

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INSURANCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Time and again, it has been said that the insurance industry is ripe for disruption but large capital requirements, product complexity and regulation have slowed down the penetration of the digital force in the insurance industry. However, one of the form of disruptions slowly taking root in the insurance industry is Insurtech. What is Insurtech? […]

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MICRO INSURANCE; INSURING THE MASSES

Micro Insurance in Kenya Micro Insurance is the packaging of insurance for the low-income earners. It factors in their income, needs and the nature of risks they face. It was introduced in Kenya in 2013. Low Penetration of Micro Insurance Generally, the penetration of Insurance in Kenya is low and currently stands at 3.1% of […]

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PROTECTING THE INSURANCE CONSUMER

It is not practical for a consumer to question and interrogate the quality and standard of every goods bought or services offered. They purchase these goods or services based on utmost good faith. The consumer is considered the weaker link in the market place and therefore, needs protection from unethical and unfair business practices, poor […]

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MENTAL WELLNESS AT WORK

Let’s Have a look at Mental Health During my years of practice, I used to ask many individuals on their definition of being healthy. Majority would reflect on physical signs and symptoms of the things going on in their lives and bodies, seldom did anyone mention the mind. Contrary, World Health organization (WHO) defines Health […]

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WELL HANDLED??

The other day, somebody asked me, what stands out in GA, as a company? At that particular point, the only thing that could come to my mind was the CUSTOMER; we handle our customers with consideration. Apart from all other factors that have contributed to GA’s business success, Customer Experience stands out. How many times […]

Reinsurance

THE BASICS OF REINSURANCE

Insurance plays a major role in the life of humanity. And gradually, Kenyans are beginning to understand the necessity of insurance. However, reinsurance is still a foreign topic among many. Many of the people I have interacted with perceive Reinsurance to be very complicated but from my experience, reinsurance is one of the easiest things […]

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INSURANCE AND MILLENNIALS

The first time I heard about insurance was at a young age, after my dad used his military insurance cover (KDF) to pay for my spectacles, after an early age prognosis. I remember they costed around 14,000 shillings, then. I was amused by the fact that somebody else was paying for my bill but then […]