‘Cancer-related insurance claims on the rise, post-Covid-19’
/ 21 May 2024

‘Cancer-related insurance claims on the rise, post-Covid-19’

Cancer accounted for about 32.3% of all insurer Liberty’s claims for 2023

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Hail, floods and fires: Insurers in the eye of the storm
/ 16 November 2023

Hail, floods and fires: Insurers in the eye of the storm

Extreme weather events are a key risk to insurers as the climate crisis threatens to ratchet up the price of cover

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UN: Melting glaciers, heat, space debris among tipping points of risk
/ 31 October 2023

UN: Melting glaciers, heat, space debris among tipping points of risk

Extinctions, depleted groundwater and an uninsurable future are the others, and together they create instability with potentially catastrophic effects

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Income strain weighs on financial sector
/ 19 March 2023

Income strain weighs on financial sector

As consumers and businesses reel from tough conditions, insurers have expressed uncertainty over whether there is room for growth

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Hefty insurance premium hike for people living in disaster-risk areas
/ 10 September 2022

Hefty insurance premium hike for people living in disaster-risk areas

Extreme weather conditions due to climate change are set to increase, meaning higher premiums

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Clients affected by insurance collusion can claim civil damages
/ 1 September 2022

Clients affected by insurance collusion can claim civil damages

Eight insurance firms are being probed over price-fixing allegations. Legally, clients can claim for damages but experts say they should not hold their breath

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Unvaccinated South Africans to pay more for insurance premiums
/ 6 December 2021

Unvaccinated South Africans to pay more for insurance premiums

Insurance companies have adjusted their premiums and people who are not vaccinated will pay more for cover

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