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Europ Assistance on potholes and tyre damage

City of Johannesburg lauded for ‘declaring war’ on potholes

Herman Mashaba, mayor of Johannesburg, recently revealed his plans to alleviate the city’s pothole problem by awarding R88 million to address the pothole repair backlog across the city. The Johannesburg Road Agency has also launched a new mobile app called Find & Fix, to allow citizens to quickly and easily report road related defects like […]

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MMI on expansion into Africa

Africa, the search for growth

Over the past 10-15 years, the global economy has experienced a marked slowdown. Global investors, including South African investors, are compelled to seek new territories that not only offer higher growth rates, but also market diversification.  (more…)

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Things you may not know about your insurance cover

Whether you’re buckling up for a road trip or getting ready for some quality time at home over the holidays, these facts about your insurance will help ensure you’re properly covered. (more…)

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MUA Insurance Acceptances discusses FNB bank vault thefts

Tips for driving safer this Easter holiday

  Easter holidays are upon us once again and many South Africans will embark on their different holiday journeys. During this period, the country’s roads will be very busy and this rise in activity unfortunately increases the potential risks of motor accidents. (more…)

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SAIA adds its voice to concerns on S&P ratings downgrade

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) , the representative body for the short-term insurance industry says yesterday’s foreign-currency rating downgrade to BB+, the first level of sub- investment grade by Standard & Poor Global Ratings is of grave concern, as it has immediate, far-reaching and long-term negative implications for the economy and the society at […]

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Businesses turn to trade credit

With South Africa’s current economic and trade environment remaining constrained and unpredictable, businesses are increasingly recognising the benefits of trade credit insurance to protect their bottom line, says Maria Teixeira, Trade Credit, Surety and Political Risks Business Unit Manager at Aon South Africa. (more…)

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MUA Insurance Acceptances discusses FNB bank vault thefts

Driving lessons in school curriculum welcomed

The initiative planned by The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) and the Department of Basic Education to include driving lessons into the high school curriculum is a good initiative that will improve road safety as future drivers will be skilled from a young age.This is according to Dawie Loots, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MUA […]

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Insuring your prized possessions

Items you have inherited or bought over time contribute to your accumulated wealth. “These items could be very costly to replace if they are lost, damaged or stolen, especially if you do not have sufficient insurance in place,” says Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure. “And some of these items in your […]

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