Bophelo Life curatorship "in best interest of policy holders"
Bophelo Life curatorship "in best interest of policy holders"

The provisional curatorship of life insurer Bophelo Life Insurance Company Limited (Bophelo Life) is in the best interest of its policy holders, says the Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority (PA)...

3 days ago

Putting the lid on medical aid fraud
Putting the lid on medical aid fraud

Last year, medical aids lost at least R15-R20bn of total private healthcare industry spend to fraud...

By Paul Midlane 3 days ago

AIG Africa's chief risk officer scoops two awards at actuarial convention
AIG Africa's chief risk officer scoops two awards at actuarial convention

AI in Actuarial Science, written by Ron Richman, AIG's chief risk officer for Africa, was named Best Paper and Best Paper in Risk and Reinsurance by the Actuarial Society of Southern Africa...

Issued by AIG South Africa 7 Nov 2018

#NewCampaign: Indie 'Mullets' campaign strips away the bullsh*t
#NewCampaign: Indie 'Mullets' campaign strips away the bullsh*t

Indie's new 'Mullets' campaign seeks to convince millennials that its insurance premium is something to care about...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Oct 2018

Felix Antonysamy, business development manager, financial services at Wipro Limited
Partnering up: The only way forward for banks and fintechs

Local fintech players are carving out a sizeable chunk of the financial space with mobile money, social lending, bitcoin wallets, mobile card acquiring...

By Felix Antonysamy 31 Oct 2018

Will 'climate change' keep SA's short-term insurance industry in the doldrums in 2018?
Will 'climate change' keep SA's short-term insurance industry in the doldrums in 2018?

Insight Survey's latest SA-Short-Term Insurance Industry Landscape Report 2018 carefully unfolds the short-term insurance landscape in South Africa based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 30 Oct 2018

Momentum launches e-wallet app for cashback rewards
Momentum launches e-wallet app for cashback rewards

Insurance provider Momentum has launched Multiply Money, a new functionality of its Multiply by Momentum platform that enables members to earn cash by doing everyday activities...

26 Oct 2018

Yunus Scheepers, CTO: SilverBridge
Opening up the insurance industry

The closed environment, where it's difficult to access contextualised customer information, in which the insurance industry traditionally operates is shifting to a model that's more interconnected...

26 Oct 2018

#TopBrands2018: Celebrating iconic brands
#TopBrands2018: Celebrating iconic brands

The 20th Sunday Times Top Brands Awards saw iconic South African brand, Koo, awarded the Consumer Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix. In the business category, another local brand, Discovery Health, was awarded the Business Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix...

By Danette Breitenbach 25 Oct 2018

2018 Robyn Putter winners, Ogilvy SA. Image: © Ogilvy CT on
#TopBrands2018: Ogilvy, Koo, Discovery Health excel in Sunday Times Top Brands survey 2018

The results of the annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards ceremony hosted at The Empire venue in Parktown, Johannesburg on Wednesday...

24 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Simon Colman, executive head: digital distribution at SHA.
What SMEs should know before paying a cyber ransom

Increasingly, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are becoming the target of cyberattacks, yet most are still completely unprotected...

18 Oct 2018

Yellowwoods invests in insurtech player Simply Financial Services
Yellowwoods invests in insurtech player Simply Financial Services

Insurtech player Simply Financial Services has secured a significant multi-year funding commitment from Yellowwoods...

Issued by Simply 17 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Iniel Dreyer, managing director at Gabsten Technologies
The link between insurance and cyber resilience

In a landscape where cybercrime is on the rise, insurers and advisors have an added duty of care to protect their clients' data, be it the personal information of a single individual, or the highly sensitive data of a large corporation...

By Iniel Dreyer 4 Oct 2018

Drones to be used by insurers?
Drones to be used by insurers?

Given how data provides a competitive advantage, insurers can use drones to enhance the quality of information around policies and claims and aid in improving decision-making...

21 Sep 2018

New financing mechanism protects against climate change
New financing mechanism protects against climate change

A new climate risk financing mechanism offers reliable and predictable funding for early humanitarian response to extreme weather shocks...

20 Sep 2018

Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year
Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Joe Public founders Pepe Marais and Gareth Leck were announced as 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year at this year's Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners. This just off the back of being announced Loeries 2018 Agency of the Year...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Sep 2018

Anton Meyer
Execs still unprepared for liability risks

Stakeholders have made their voices heard in recent years, resulting in more companies and their directors facing litigation...

13 Sep 2018

Claudette Steynberg, product manager at SilverBridge
Making mass customisation work

Mass customisation can balance the growing trend of products and services tailored to meet a customer's needs a with traditional business models...

10 Sep 2018

Africa's insurance journalism awards open
Africa's insurance journalism awards open

2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards submissions opened...

5 Sep 2018

Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks
Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks

Deputy Reserve Bank Governor, Francois Groepe, has urged financial institutions to be aware of cyber threats as they embrace technological advancements...

30 Aug 2018

Stuart Blyth
Robo-advisors: Insurance meets AI

People have become more open to robo-advisors providing financial advice or online investment management with minimum human intervention...

29 Aug 2018

AfriGIS partners with insurance companies using location insights to help them
AfriGIS partners with insurance companies using location insights to help them

Verify customer details for regulatory compliance purposes, minimise claims ratio, improve client risk pricing, process, verify and settle claims quicker thus enhancing the customer experience!...

Issued by AfriGIS 15 Aug 2018

Ombud takes insurer to task on shoddy client service
Ombud takes insurer to task on shoddy client service

Alexander Forbes' poor handling of a disability claim has raised the ire of the Long-Term Insurance Ombudsman, Judge Ron McLaren, who, as a result, ordered the insurer to pay the client out...

15 Aug 2018

Simply and SweepSouth partner to improve financial security for domestic cleaners
Simply and SweepSouth partner to improve financial security for domestic cleaners

Simply and SweepSouth, two technology players with a focus on social impact and financial inclusion, have announced a partnership to provide accidental death and disability cover for all SweepStars, SweepSouth's force of domestic cleaners...

Issued by Simply 10 Aug 2018

Judge Ron McLaren, long-term insurance ombudsman
Ombud upholds second dread disease claim

There is no legal or insurance principle which prevents a dread disease claim to be paid out under two different policies for a recurrence of a condition...

6 Aug 2018

Ilanie Brits
The struggle of saving

It is becoming more and more difficult to save, and for some people it often feels like an accomplishment just surviving from payday to payday. This struggle from month to month makes it easy to forget the importance of saving for our future...

By Ilanie Brits, Issued by Meredith Harington 30 Jul 2018

Brad Torien, CEO of FMI
Warning: SA insurance needs a reality check

According to Asisa 14-million families face a combined insurance shortfall of almost R29tn should the main breadwinner become unable to generate an income...

27 Jul 2018

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