Old Mutual Illness insurance keeps family in the green after a devastating diagnosis
Extreme weather events are a key risk to insurers as the climate crisis threatens to ratchet up the price of cover
Extinctions, depleted groundwater and an uninsurable future are the others, and together they create instability with potentially catastrophic effects
As consumers and businesses reel from tough conditions, insurers have expressed uncertainty over whether there is room for growth
The ombudsman for short-term insurance said there has been a rise in complaints over rejected claims related to load-shedding
It is unlikely that insurance will cover the damage or that the government will bail out companies
Extreme weather conditions due to climate change are set to increase, meaning higher premiums
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
The companies are BrightRock Life, Discovery, FMI (a division of Bidvest Life) Hollard, Momentum, Old Mutual Insure, Professional Provident Society and Sanlam
Insurance companies have adjusted their premiums and people who are not vaccinated will pay more for cover
Claims totalling more than R5.8-billion had already been paid out to businesses
The insurer ditches R5.1-billion to focus on Africa and other emerging markets
Telecoms networks are the real drivers of financial inclusion on the continent
Things to consider and discuss before taking out a policy
A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes
Covid-19 has hit the insurance industry especially hard
Safeguarding property and lives
Disastrous events caused by climate change are a growing risk for the industry
Figures released by Statistics South Africa showed that CPI increased, mainly because of the increased cost of transport and insurance.
Justice does not always serve fairness and the Momentum debacle raises the issue of good faith
Our readers write in about bribery allegations, insurance companies, and the passing of Chris Madibeng Mokoditoa
Regulation, compliance, globalisation and technology are making insurance complicated for clients to deal with alone
State insurer Sasria saw an increase in profit last year despite platinum workers downing tools for five months.
Insurance claims and payouts are soaring as havoc wreaked by climate change in the form of violent storms, rain and hail continues to increase.
A letter signed by then transport minister Nicholas Goche appears to have authorised underhand dealings.
Fitch Ratings expects South African life insurers to have improved over 2013, but warned they are at risk regardless due to the slow economy.
When things go wrong abroad, having insurance can help avert a costly nightmare.
Short-term insurance customers get a yardstick with which to measure companies’ performance.
High risk will keep the costs up despite the widening battle for a few elite consumers.
A draft of new legislation is changing the face of South Africa’s short-term insurance sector and could lead to higher costs for consumers.
Their life expectancy is almost as high as those who are HIV free, yet they pay much more.
With more storms on the way in Britain, the government and the United Kingdom’s insurance industry are engaged in mutual finger-pointing.