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Equity Ventures Into General Insurance Business

The move follows the launch of its life insurance business, Equity Life Assurance Kenya (ELAK), last year. Citing milestones achieved by the life insurance business, the financial services group explained that it had now set its sights on a successful foray into general insurance.

3 Times Igathe’s Old Bosses Re-Hired Him

Polycarp Igathe isn't your everyday executive. Nearly everyone who employs him seemingly wants him back every time he leaves a company.

Equity Mints Ksh23.7 Billion Profit in Six Months

The growth was attributed primarily to the significant increase in income. Equity saw its operating income rise 26.4% to hit Ksh65.6 billion for the half-year, up from from Ksh51.9 billion over the same period last year.

James Mwangi Reveals His 2 Management Secrets

"I joined Equity when it was a building society in 1991 with a vision to bring financial inclusion in Kenya," he noted.

Equity Suffers DRC Backlash Over Ruto’s Comments

Speaking in Kiswahili at a campaign event, Ruto was calling for Kenya to look to explore new markets for livestock - and referenced the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) stating that "a country of 90 million doesn't have a single cow".

Meet the Newest Face Appointed to Equity’s Board

The new appointee is the current Non-Executive Chairman of Distell International Holdings Ltd and is a Non-Executive Director of Bayport Management Limited

Equity Named East Africa’s Best Bank at Continental Gala

Equity Bank scooped two prizes at the 2020 edition of the African Banker Awards.

Equity Group Half-Year Profits Shrink by Sh2.9bn

Equity expects that more customers will continue to default on their loans as espoused by the accounting for a loan loss provision of Ksh8 billion up from Ksh918.5 million in June 2019

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