By Favour Nnabugwu
The 25th African Reinsurance Forum of the Insurance Organisation, AIO will explore emerging distribution channels that will create further opportunities to serve local African economies in light of AfCFTA..
The theme of this year forum, “Insurance Integration in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The Forum will be held from 27th November to 01st December 2021 at the Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda.
Major sponsors of the forum include Africa Reinsurance Corporation, NEM Insurance Lc and Tunis Re, among other sponsors of the event
Annie Nibishaka, Chairperson, Organising Committee said Rwander Insurers Association economies continue to evolve, and competition in the insurance industry intensifies, we need to be on the lookout for opportunities to make insurance relevant within these emerging and new business models.
“The outbreak of the COVID Pandemic in 2019 has disrupted “business as usual”, complicated international logistics but could also be an opportunity some would say”.
Nibishaka who doubles as the Managing Director of UAP Insurance Rwanda explained that the event is happening during very challenging times of the COVID Pandemic but I am glad to inform you that Kigali and indeed Rwanda is making tremendous progress in the fight against this scourge.
According to her, “This forum is a vehicle through which insurance executives explore and discuss topical issues of the day and find solutions to the challenges we are facing as an industry. The theme of this year’s Forum aptly named”