Changing military dynamic may lead to heightened security threat

Changing military dynamic may lead to heightened security threat

Changing military dynamic may lead to heightened security threat

The Ugandan People’s Defence Force’s (UPDF) phased withdrawal of its 2,500 troops from the African Union Regional Task Force (AU–RTF), scheduled to complete by October 2016, comes amid Uganda’s wider reconsideration of its regional military commitments. This indicates the country no longer perceives the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) as an imminent security threat, according to analysts from IHS.

Formal risk management groups on rise across Africa

Formal risk management groups on rise across Africa

Formal risk management groups on rise across Africa

Namibia has a new risk management association, with the launch of the Institute of Risk Management South Africa’s (IRMSA) first hub outside of South Africa. This follows the recent launch of Kenya’s first risk management association, courtesy of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) opening a chapter in the east African state.

Customer-centricity key to success for developing insurance industry

Customer-centricity key to success for developing insurance industry

Customer-centricity key to success for developing insurance industry

For a service-oriented industry, insurance customers can feel that they are far too low on the list of considerations. Delegates at the Organisation of Eastern and Southern Africa Insurers annual conference in Swakopmund heard that there needs to be a sea-change in approach if the insurance industry is to keep pace with looming challenges.

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