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The 6th Edition of Ghana Property and Lifestyle Expo

Diasporans flocked to the Ghana Property and Lifestyle Expo in their hundreds as the appetite to invest in Africa continues to grow. Initial estimates show the two-day event generated over £2m worth of property sales. Some 20 exhibitors travelled in from Ghana, while attendee most significant from across Europe and the UK to be at the Pestana Chelsea Hotel celebration, which has been hailed as its biggest and best to date. The brainchild of real estate powerhouse sisters, Anna, and Victoria Agyekum, GLPE returned this year as an in-person event in London after being held virtually due to the pandemic.… Read More
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Diaspora Insurance takes part in Fanaka Foundation Gala in the UK

“Close your eyes and try to calculate 35 squared.” These were the opening remarks from Anne Petals, one of the key speakers to the guests that attended the Fanaka Foundation Gala Dinner. Many people struggled to carry out the calculation. This is how blind children struggle to learn in Kenya, she remarked. Last Saturday the 19th of November was a gala dinner hosted by Wambui Njau, the CEO and founder of Fanaka Foundation. The dinner was held in St Albans, United Kingdom. Fanaka Foundation is a charitable organisation that supports blind and visually impaired children in Kenya through the provision… Read More
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Diaspora Insurance, Reesports bring cheer to Zimbabwe Netball team

By Darlington Gatsi IT is business unusual for the Zimbabwe Netball Team, the Gems. An air of serenity is permeating in the Gems camp in South Africa. This is thanks to United Kingdom based companies Diaspora Insurance and Reesports that have provided financial boost to the Gems. Diaspora Insurance and Reesports have footed the bill for the netball team’s participation at the Diamond series in South Africa. The series are part of the team’s preparations for the 2023 world cup. The newly established partnership will go on for the next five years. Gems team manager Agnes Chiroodza said the coming… Read More
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IMAGES: Grille Christmas Gala 2022

Guests dressed to the nines on Saturday November 19 flocked to the Grille Christmas Gala 2022 held at the Maya Suite in Sheffield. The event sponsored by Diaspora Insurance kicked off at 1700hours till 0300hours. IMAGES: WATCH:… Read More
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For how long are premiums payable on the Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan policy?

Insurance cover is a contract between the insurer and policyholder to protect the policyholder against a specified risk for which the policyholder pays a premium for the benefit. With pure protection insurance, premiums are normally payable for as long as the cover is required by the policyholder. On Diaspora Insurance’s bespoke Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan whilst the policyholder is protected for life the premiums are not payable for life. As part of the treating customers fairly culture embedded in the Diaspora Insurance business model policyholders pay premiums until the age of 85 irrespective of when they started the policy. Paying… Read More
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DONATE: Aaron Coshaw’s repatriation and funeral

Zora Regulic is organising this fundraising appeal on behalf of Joridan Horne. Family and Friends across the country are mourning the death of my lifelong dear friend Aaron Coshaw. Aaron suddenly passed away on Tuesday, the 13th of September, 2022, at the top of Victoria Falls in Zambia. Many of you have joined me in sharing your absolute devastation and shock at Aaron’s passing. His partner Jay has kindly kept us up to date and shared posts on social media about the hurdles he faces around the repatriation of Aaron’s remains to Australia from Zambia. I feel helpless being so… Read More
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Help give Mqhelisi Mike Gumede a decent send off

Nanzelani Sebata is organising this fundraising appeal on behalf of Charity Dube. Hi it is with great sadness that we have lost our dear brother here in Ireland. We have no answers on what occurred for him to take his life. Mike has two sisters here in Europe. We don’t know where to start with all funeral arrangements, we’re pleading to everyone that knew him to help us give him a decent send off back to Zimbabwe to our parents. Repatriation is going to cost us €15 000. So anything you can contribute will be appreciated from the bottom of… Read More
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When are you going to cover French speaking countries?

Perhaps the broader question is, when is Diaspora Insurance going to broaden the number of nationalities it covers to also include largely French speaking nationalities? It is very important to understand that insurance, whilst a service industry business, is a very complex concept and it requires complex infrastructure to manage risks. That informs the basic fundamentals of delivering a sustainable business when it comes to treating customers fairly, risk mitigation and management, client money management and meeting high standards in services delivery, customer care, and claims management alike. Issues of regulation and authorisation, underwriting, re-insurance, financial ombudsman, and financial compensation… Read More
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Can I take a funeral policy only for my parents?

Diaspora Insurance is a regulated company, regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority(FCA) here in the UK. We offer a funeral plan which allows a person to cover themselves here in the diaspora and cover their relatives back home or anywhere in the world with the aim of giving them peace of mind and guaranteeing them a dignified send-off. However, Diaspora Insurance does not allow a person to cover only their parents or relatives on the funeral plan instead they should also be part of the funeral plan. We are guided by various concepts of insurance and all insurance companies are… Read More
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UK: Brave Tawanda loses 8-year fight against rare cancer; finished Uni, wrote a book through multiple brain and spinal surgeries

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AFTER putting up a brave eight-year fight against astroblastoma, a rare type of cancer, and undergoing multiple brain and spinal surgeries, Tawanda Chamunorwa has died. Tawanda, 26, died at his family home in south-east London last Wednesday. Just last Saturday he had appeared with his mother Maina as a guest on the weekly newzimbabwe.com SATE-NITE IN show with Auntie Mimiey to talk about his new book and his inspirational eight year journey. In 2014 just as he was about to enrol in university Tawanda was diagnosed with a rare type of recurring brain tumour called ependymoma which… Read More
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