Archive for January 8th, 2018

Insurers Leverage New Technologies and Reinvent Business Models to Reach Underserved Consumers, Report Finds

| January 8, 2018

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the support of MetLife Foundation, today released a new report detailing the factors spurring inclusive insurance around the …

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN REGISTERS THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES ARRIVING IN CHAD

| January 8, 2018

GENEVA, In the wake of a recent flare-up of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency said that it is registering and assisting thousands of mostly women and children refugees arriving in Chad.

More than …

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FIRST AFRICAN MIGRANT DEATHS OF 2018 REPORTED IN MEDITERRANEAN; DOZENS MISSING

| January 8, 2018

ROME, Eight African migrants have died, scores rescued and dozens are missing after their rubber dinghy ran into trouble off the Libyan coast. One rescue charity said those picked up had been in the sea for several hours.

Italy's coastguard …

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