ep-Re traces its roots back to 21st november, 1990 when it was created by an agreement of heads of state and government for the Comesa (Common market for eastern and southern africa) region in mbabane, swaziland. It was mandated to promote trade in the insurance and reinsurance sector of the region and is headquartered in nairobi, kenya. the company has been in operation since 1993 and has regional offices in Douala, lusaka, harare, and a Retakaful window in khartoum, sudan. Zep-Re also provides takaful reinsurance solutions. takaful insurance is a type of Islamic insurance, where members contribute money into a pooling system in order to guarantee each other against loss or damage. takafulbranded insurance is based on sharia, Islamic
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