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And the best gifts come in life-size boxes

The month of romance is here, and the hopeless romantics are in full swing. For all the cynical jibes and cheesy grins, Valentine’s Day is a great reminder to celebrate the people we love and who make our lives that much better. It’s an opportunity to express that admiration and care in a way that […]

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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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Overcoming the obstacles around the insurance conversation for young earners

It’s not surprising that many young earners struggle to see the immediate value of a long-term policy, choosing to believe their income is better spent on today’s more pressing concerns. A large part of this points to the various misconceptions handicapping the industry. (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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MMI Holdings first major insurance group to achieve Level 1 B-BBEE rating under revised FSC

The MMI Group has become the first major insurance group to reach Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status under the revised Financial Sector Code (FSC). (more…)

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Managing student asset risks with appropriate insurance cover

When it comes to protecting your child’s portable assets and car, a professional insurance broker has the experience and specialist knowledge to help you find the best cover that’s the right fit for your needs and unique circumstances. That’s the word from Mandy Barrett of insurance brokers and risk advisers, Aon South Africa. She advises […]

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Is 2019 an opportunity for a new insurance compact?

By Donald Dinnie, CEO of Natmed Medical Defence Spare a thought for Momentum and its Ganas Life claim debacle which occurred towards the end of 2018. Momentum was correct in law in avoiding the insured’s life policy for material non-disclosure, a position affirmed by the relevant ombudsman, but lost in the court of public opinion […]

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