It is NICO Group’s 50th anniversary, and the Group is celebrating the moment by introducing “The One” campaign to increase its visibility as it keeps growing.
Cross border traders have asked government to engage Mozambican officials to adhere to SADC trade protocols amid increasing reports that Malawian business people face a lot of hiccups.
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (OMLAC) has partnered with Precious Medical Insurance in provision of annuitants medica cover to the former’s employees.
NICO General Insurance Company has implored on people in the country to timely start preparing for their retirement to ease challenges that come with retirement.
General Manager for NICO Pension, Gerald Chima, says life becomes unbearable for people who fail to prepare for their retirement.
He said this on Tuesday during the Retirement Planning Seminar the company organized in Blantyre.
“What happens is that people have a lot of needs. Maybe they relied much on company properties such as house and car. It now becomes hard when they leave all that during retirement.
“Imagine, they were used to posh cars and now they are walking; they were used to self-contained houses now they living in small houses and even staying at the village. That brings depression.
“Some changes in life bring stress that can even lead to death. That is why we are here to promote saving culture. The challenge is we relax a lot until we reach forties which is too late depending on responsibilities that we have. We need to start now before it is too late,” he said.
Main speaker during the event, Jimmy Lipunga, says the seminar was “to make sure that we equip one another with basic skill. It is not complicated.
“We just want to say that you can begin to prepare now by saving and accumulate benefits that will help you during your retirement.”
In four weeks of tobacco sales, earnings from tobacco, hit $34 million (about 27 billion kwacha) by end of week four of sales after the country sold over 20.1 million kilograms at an average price of $1.66 per kilogram, according to figures from AHL Group.