Prudential plc completes acquisition of Professional Life Assurance

PRUDENTIAL PLC,one of the oldest and most strongly capitalised life insurance companies in the world, has completed its acquisition of Professional Life Assurance in Zambia, following the receipt of regulatory approvals. The acquisition demonstrates Prudential’s commitment to Africa following the launch of businesses in Ghana and Kenya in 2014, and in Uganda last year. Professional

Kagem completes construction of Nkana Hospital

CONSTRUCTION of the K6.18 million (US$600,000) Nkana Hospital has been completed thanks to funding by Kagem Mining, the world’s single largest producing emerald mine. Local people now have access to modern facilities in their community, avoiding the need to travel lengthy distances to seek medical attention in Kalulushi. Work on the new health facility was