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Opportunistic crime could climb amid load shedding

Amidst the recent countrywide implementation of stage 3 load shedding by soon to be unbundled state power utility, Eskom, South Africans are cautioned to protect themselves, their property and their valued belongings. There are grave potential financial repercussions of not only the load shedding process, but also the dangerous power surges that can ensue as […]

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Insurance and load-shedding: what you need to know

With load-shedding on the menu again, we could be in for an interesting few weeks – particularly as far as our appliances are concerned. (more…)

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Cyber security resolutions: What businesses should look out for

This will be a year where companies of all sizes and industries experience a new level of alarm in realising their vulnerability to data breaches, hacking and other cybercrimes due to the proliferation of evermore sophisticated hackers.  That’s the word from Doug Clare, Vice President of Product Management at predictive analytics company, FICO. (more…)

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Askari launches insurance distribution solution in Mozambique

Mozambique’s first online insurance distribution solution, Askari Fintech, which launched in Mozambique this month, is set to transform the Mozambican and African insurance landscape. (more…)

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SME insurance checklist for the New Year

Business owners who are planning for the year ahead should not overlook the importance of reviewing their insurance policies to ensure they are adequately covered against insurable risks. (more…)

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Use home chemicals safely for fire safety

By Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure. Countless household goods contain flammable chemicals, while those containing non-flammable chemicals can come in combustible packaging. There are several examples of common chemical-laden products you’ll find in your home. Each carry the risk of fire if not properly handled or stored, and we often forget […]

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AON 2016 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report

Preliminary estimates for 2018: global insured losses seen at USD 79 billion 

Total economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2018 are estimated to be USD 155 billion, down from USD 350 billion in 2017 Global insured losses from catastrophes in 2018 are estimated to be USD 79 billion, the fourth highest on sigma records and higher than the annual average of the previous 10 years Disaster events claimed more than 11 […]

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PPS acquires Santam’s stake in PPS short-term insurance business

The Professional Provident Society (PPS), the financial services company focused exclusively on graduate professionals, has acquired the remaining 49% shareholding held by Santam in the PPS short-term business. (more…)

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