Kenya Re Sees Increased Political Risk in 2017 Boosting Earnings

  • Company introduced political risk cover after 2007 violence
  • Full-year profit climbed 9.2% as net premiums increased

Kenya Reinsurance Corp., the country’s only publicly traded reinsurer, expects increased political risk linked to presidential elections in the East African nation next year to boost earnings, Chief Executive Officer Jadiah Mwarania said.

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