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    Zimnat scoops top 2021 Global Banking and Finance Award

    Zimnat, a leading player in the insurance and wealth management industry for more than seven decades, has been awarded the Best Insurance Brand in Zimbabwe in the 2021 Global Banking and Finance Review awards. The annual business awards which are hosted by the Global Banking and Finance Review magazine are designed to recognize the innovation,...
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    The difference between Life Insurance and Funeral Insurance

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    Zimnat General Insurance Partners MultiChoice Zimbabwe

    Zimnat General Insurance has introduced another first, a new and exciting decoder insurance cover product. The  short term insurance service provider  has partnered with entertainment service provider Skynet Pvt t/a MultiChoice Zimbabwe to come up with a decoder insurance cover that will make life better for customers and expand the company’s produ...
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    Zimnat General CEO demonstrating product use

    Zimnat launches WhatsApp based Motor Insurance Renewal

    Zimnat General Insurance has introduced a WhatsApp based Motor insurance, ZBC radio and ZINARA licence renewal, a service that it’s motor insurance customers can use to renew motor insurance and vehicle licenses. Just like “messaging” on WhatsApp, current Zimnat and new customers can now renew their motor vehicle insurance, ZBC radio and ZINARA lic...
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    THI Insurance acquired by Zimnat General

    Acquisition of THI Insurance by Zimnat General Insurance

      NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 33 OF THE INSURANCE ACT (CHAPTER 24:07) – PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF THI INSURANCE (PRIVATE) LIMITED BY ZIMNAT LION INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED   NOTICE is hereby given in terms of Section 33 of the Insurance Act [Chapter 24:07] that:   Application for Approval of Amalgamation   The respective direc...
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     By Takudzwa Sherekete – Research Manager takudzwas@zam.co.zw COVID – 19 AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY The Covid-19 virus has resulted in one of the deepest recessions globally. Most countries are expected to face economic recessions. The worst affected sectors include tourism industry, transportation and construction and real estate. ...
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    Zimnat launches digital magazine

    Zimnat has launched a digital financial services magazine, dubbed “Zimnat Insider”, in its continuous quest to make life better and respond to the environment. This launch of the digital magazine comes at an opportune time where we are faced with a pandemic which calls for social distancing and minimising contact. The Zimnat Insider Magazine is...
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    Zimnat hosts online cocktail party for clients

    Zimnat has found an innovative way to interact with and entertain its clients during the Covid‑19 lockdown, by holding online cocktail parties, which it has branded Gungano/Umhlangano Online Cocktail Parties. The first of these was held today (Friday) for Zimnat Life Assurance corporate customers. More will be held in the coming weeks. Invitations ...
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    Zimnat making life better for Melfort Old People's Home

    Zimnat continues to make life better for the elderly

    Zimnat, has lived to Its promise to continuously support the elderly by providing free motor insurance cover for some of Melfort Old People’s Home vehicles for the year 2020, a continuation from 2019. Located along Mutare Road, in Harare, Melfort Old People’s Home, which is registered with Help Age, accommodates up to 60 elderly residents,...
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    The Awakening of a sleeping giant: Zimnat’s journey of brand transformation.

    By Gamuchirai Sibanda  The story of an exceptional brand reinvigoration process is not complete without a tale of how Zimnat dared to do it and succeeded. This is a remarkable story of how an organisation that had been perceived as  a preserve for the elderly and wealthy managed to turn around its perception in the...
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    Employers can establish schemes to give employees peace of mind

    In an economy facing a shrinking disposable income and personal life insurance is fast becoming an afterthought, the importance of employer assisted insurance schemes has never been more critical. Employer assisted schemes can help employees prepare for the different stages of their lives and that of their families. These schemes help ensure that i...
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    Zimnat legal insurance

    Get the Zimnat Legal Insurance

    Life is journey full of cycles of happiness as well as sorrow and Oscar Wilde once said “to expect the unexpected in life shows a thoroughly modern intellect,” you cannot plan or schedule most of the traumatic life events but all you can do is be prepared for whatever comes your way. In the course...
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    Zimnat Life Assurance

    Life insurance: An expression of altruistic love

    The love for family is an expression of love in its purest form and each family has its own way of expressing that love. One of the common ways’ families show love to one another is by taking care of each other but what would happen if one of them were to die unexpectedly? Would...
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    Zimnat Microfinance

    Lets talk about SMART lending with Zimnat Microfinance

    The Zimbabwean financial services landscape is experiencing some turbulence which as further exacerbated the need for client protection when it comes to microfinance. The current inflationary pressures being experienced in the economy coupled with an increase in the number of players in the microfinance industry leaves borrowers in a rather vulnera...
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    Zimnat promoting work health balance

    By Pamela Mukuze When we think about our offices or workplaces, fitness and work-health balance is not the first thing that comes to mind. Many of us spend our days sitting at our desks looking at computer screens. We may even have lunch at our desks. Encouraging fitness in the workplace can be extremely beneficial...
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    Zimnat helps Providence Pangira fulfil his dream

    Zimnat helps Providence Pangira fulfil his dream

    Zimnat recently lived out its purpose of making life better by setting Providence Pangira on a path of realising his lifelong dream of one day becoming a doctor. Providence who achieved brilliant results at Ordinary and Advanced Level despite his deprived background lacked the funds to go to university and was in August awarded a...
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    Happy family with Zimnat Family Funeral Plan

    Zimnat Family Funeral Plan explained

    By Talent Doroba From the dawn of time men have strived to come up with solutions to life’s challenges that make life better and advance generational development. One of the many ways in which our forefathers safeguarded generational growth was by adopting risk mitigating measures that ensured that the shocks of life were easily absorbed...
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    Zimnat Kwedu/ Ngekhaya

    When the unexpected happens…

    Financial protection through life insurance in the event of death is a topic that often makes people uncomfortable. However, it is not really an entirely unpleasant conversation. With life insurance from Zimnat you can stop worrying and start enjoying cover and peace of mind. Simply put, life insurance is the exchange of a relatively small...
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    Man gets free eye cataract surgery through a Zimnat Initiative

    Zimnat partners PROWEB to offer free cataract removal surgery

    The promotion of health and emotional wellness is a cause that has defined Zimnat’s corporate social footprint as it continues to seek to make life better for the communities in which it operates. Zimnat recently partnered with the Professional Women, Women Executives and Business Women’s Forum (PROWEB) to offer free eye cataract surgery to hundred...
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    Zimnat Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan

    Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan Communique

    Zimnat would like to clear the air and give accurate information with respect to Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan (DFCP) policies. The background to this are the recent media reports surrounding alleged changes to the above existing policies. The relationship between Zimnat and Destiny Financial Services T/A as DFCP Since January 2012, Destiny Financial ...
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    Zimnat awarded insurance rating A+

    GCR upgrades Zimnat General Insurance rating to A+

    Global Credit Rating (GCR) has revised Zimnat General Insurance’s national scale financial strength (insurance rating) rating to A+(zw) Stable Outlook, from its previous rating of A-(zw). The financial strength rating (formerly claims paying ability) went up two notches. GCR is the leading emerging market focused ratings agency, rating the full spe...
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    Kwedu/Ngekhaya funeral plan for Zimbabweans in the diaspora

    Zimnat Life Assurance has introduced Kwedu/Ngekhaya, a funeral plan for Zimbabweans living in the diaspora. The plan pays out up to USD60 000 for a family of six for those in countries such as the United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Canada and others. It pays to ZAR210 000 for those in Southern Africa....
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    Zimnat Social Media Followers Win Trip To Cape Town Marathon

    By Byron Adonis Mutingwende Zimnat today announced the social media winners of an all-expenses-paid trip to Capetown to participate in the Sanlam Marathon on September 15 and briefed the winners, Tariro Makanga and Lilian Choruwa, on what to expect in Capetown. Tariro and Lilian both live in Harare. Tariro, who lives in Highlands, is a...
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    Zimnat marathon beneficiary scheduled for surgery

    Cebisani Ndlovu, the 30-year-old Bulawayo man for whom Zimnat organised a fund-raising marathon last November, is provisionally booked for spinal surgery in the second week of next month. The half-marathon Zimnat organised at Barclays Sports Club in Harare to raise funds for Mr Ndlovu’s spinal surgery raised almost $7 000, only $500 short of the...
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    Investors need to avoid market jitters and stay the course

    By Rishay Lalla The recent inflation spike coupled with volatility on the parallel market, low interest rates and a hazy economic outlook are just a few ingredients of what seems to be a rather distasteful beverage being served to investors in Zimbabwe. Media coverage has raised toxicity, fuelling anxiety levels through providing endless, sometimes...
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    Asset management is key to long-term financial planning

    In an effort to make life better, Zimnat offers services essential for prudent wealth management, from insuring wealth to providing short-term financing solutions and long-term financial planning. Long-term financial planning is a rich discipline with a myriad of tools. Asset management is one of the key tools at one’s disposal in the quest for lon...
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    How to strive in hard times

    By Praise Rundofa When life gives us a hard time we usually wish that such times never have happened. One day you have a job, the next you don’t, your car breaks down, house still incomplete, you don’t have enough saved up for your child’s fees for the term. These are some of the very...
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    Zimnat and THI exhibit together at Agrishow

    Zimnat and THI insurance, which earlier this year entered into an underwriting management agency agreement with Zimnat General Insurance, are jointly participating in this year’s Agricultural Dealers’ and Managers’ Association Agrishow. The agreement between THI and Zimnat General Insurance, which came into effect on January 1 this year, resulted i...
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    Mobile agricultural laboratory brings technology to the field

    The AgriShow held at Borrowdale Racecourse from Thursday last week until Saturday was an eye opener for those who attended it for the first time, with an impressive exhibition of agricultural equipment, much of which was large modern sophisticated machinery. The show, held by the Agricultural Dealers and Manufacturers Association (ADMA), attracted ...
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    Man running in marathon

    Zimnat offers expenses paid participation in Capetown marathon

    Zimnat is offering its lucky social media followers an all-expenses-paid trip to Capetown. Winners of this competition will participate in the annual Sanlam Marathon to be held next month. The Capetown marathon runs from September 22 to 23. It is the only Gold status marathon on the African continent. The Capetown marathon attracts over 23...