Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

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

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 world.

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

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 5,000

WHO: Mystery Outbreak in South Sudan Kills Three

GENEVA Three people in South Sudan have died of a suspected viral hemorrhagic fever and 60 of their contacts are being monitored for any infection, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Ebola, Marburg and yellow fever are among viral hemorrhagic

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

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