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Sanlam eyes move into Zimbabwe

Sanlam Emerging Markets says it is looking to expand into Zimbabwe in the next year or two after its Kenyan subsidiary made an acquisition in a short-term insurance business in the east African country...

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 23 Mar 2015 11:55

Quality data is vital to decreasing fraud in the insurance industry

Businesses and consumers alike typically consider insurance to be a grudging purchase - something they need to have, but that does not add value...

By Ian Logan 11 Mar 2015 07:47

Hollard Insurance signs agreement with Tokio Marine

Hollard Insurance has signed a business relationship agreement with Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, Japan's oldest insurance company...

26 Feb 2015 08:19

Vodacom takes insurance market bull by the horns

Vodacom's insurance unit aims to grow at 30%-40%, adding another revenue stream as the growth rate in voice revenue slows down...

6 Feb 2015 11:54

'Renovating' your home insurance policy

Thinking of renovating? Consider how this will affect your insurance needs, both during and after the renovations...

5 Feb 2015 13:45

'Valuable business to be done in Africa'

Africa is considered a potentially lucrative market for many industries and a number of South African companies have been positioning themselves to offer products and services to the rest of Africa...

30 Jan 2015 09:21

Tips to reduce compliance risk

According to my records, this is now my eighth year of dispensing my top compliance tips for the coming year. As with previous years, they are in no particular order of importance, and come with no implied warranties or guarantees...

By Richard Rattue 23 Jan 2015 09:01

Five things insurance companies should know about building apps

The time is ripe for the insurance industry to start producing mobile apps that are on par with the expectations of consumers. Here are tips for those looking to create mobile apps for the insurance space...

Issued by Realmdigital 21 Jan 2015 13:41

Hollard, IVM extend operations into Ghana

IVM Intersurer has extended its footprint into the West African country of Ghana following the acquisition of a majority stake in The Metropolitan Insurance Company (Met Insurance)...

21 Jan 2015 11:20

Businesses must safeguard against losses due to load-shedding

As load-shedding becomes a regular occurrence, businesses and property owners must seriously consider revising their current insurance policies to ensure that they are covered in the event of injury or losses resulting from load-shedding...

16 Jan 2015 12:51

Environmental challenges mean sustainable farming practices are non-negotiable

When combined with the pressure on land and water resources due to population growth and urbanisation, and the massive degradation of roughly a quarter of the world's agricultural land, the challenges farmers face around the world are immense...

By Zhann Meyer 15 Jan 2015 10:45

Insurance investor RMI's stock tipped to perform well

Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings has been an outperformer in its sector since listing in 2011 and analysts believe the stock will keep doing well as it offers entry to a diversity of quality insurance stocks and minimises the risk and volatility of holding one insurance company directly...

9 Jan 2015 14:00

The insurance industry in 2015

The short-term insurance industry is the grease which ensures that the economy functions successfully: it enables businesses to manage their risks and to focus on what they do best...

By Adam Samie 12 Dec 2014 06:43

Businesses should realise liability arising from blackouts

Although Eskom is the sole accountable party for the provision of electricity, businesses and commercial property owners fail to realise the possible liability that may arise from blackouts...

11 Dec 2014 11:48

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