post-election violence to a cost of millions of US dollars, have been offered a window of protection for the next run out, in the form of civil strife insurance to cover lost sales and destroyed assets.

In 2008, many businesses were wiped out completely, after their operations were halted by the violence, leaving them with massive losses in revenue across violence that spanned for two months hitting small and big businesses alike.

It emerged that although most businesses had insured against fire, no business was insured against violence or civil strife, because no insurer in the country provided such a cover.

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