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8 things you need to do after a car accident
8 things you need to do after a car accidentArticle

Whether you have a small bumper bashing or something more serious, it's important to know what steps to take in the aftermath of an accident...

Issued by Dotsure 1 day ago

Implications of SCA ruling on insurance policies
Implications of SCA ruling on insurance policiesArticle

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal, handed down on 13 April 2021, will have a material impact on South Africa's insurers, requiring them to review their policies...

George Herbst 2 days ago

MiWay introduces MiSwitch - an innovative way to getting an insurance quoteArticle

MiWay has launched MiSwitch, an innovative solution to counter the time-consuming task of obtaining a comparative insurance quote. The new process is designed to give consumers a quick, easy and convenient way to get a quote.

Issued by MiWay 23 Mar 2021

Does cause of death impact life insurance payouts?
Does cause of death impact life insurance payouts?Article

How you die has ripple effects on many things. Not only does it impact your loved ones, but it can also affect your life insurance payout...

Issued by MiWayLife 15 Mar 2021

Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholders
Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholdersArticle

With South Africa suffering, on average, over 13,000 deaths a year from motor accidents it is very clear that something needs to be done. Better enforcement should lead to fewer accidents and road deaths...

4 Mar 2021

#BizTrends2021: Trends to expect in the township development, office, retail spaces
#BizTrends2021: Trends to expect in the township development, office, retail spacesArticle

As the fight against Covid-19 rages on, the property sector shows a bag of mixed results with some parts of the sector...

Herbert Seabelo Theledi 28 Jan 2021

The ultimate easy life insurance guide
The ultimate easy life insurance guideArticle

Financial goals are one of the top resolutions that most people have on their cards. However, aligning your financial goals could mean getting back to basics such as having life insurance. After all, your life is more valuable than anything...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Jan 2021

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Covid-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematicArticle

Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19...

Benjamin Kagina 2 Dec 2020

Insurance claims and the pandemic
Insurance claims and the pandemicArticle

The inevitable result of the pandemic and the government's response has been the adverse economic effect on many businesses...

Maria Philippides & Patrick Holloway 6 Nov 2020

Is there such a thing as cheap life insurance?
Is there such a thing as cheap life insurance?Article

Is it possible to get life cover that is cheap in South Africa that still comes with all the bells and whistles to cover you and your loved ones? Here is what you need to know...

Issued by MiWayLife 3 Nov 2020

How to make smart savings on your business travel
How to make smart savings on your business travelArticle

"Despite the light at the end of the tunnel, the majority of local businesses, especially smaller establishments, will be looking at different strategies for tightening the purse strings and being more mindful about budgets."

13 Oct 2020

Preparing ourselves beyond lockdown
Preparing ourselves beyond lockdownArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic pulled the rug out from under many of us, leaving us with an uncertain future. As we ease into Level One it is beneficial to know practical ways in which you can make the adjustment easier...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Oct 2020

These reminders could make or break your road trip
These reminders could make or break your road tripArticle

Having not been able to schedule a getaway during the higher levels of lockdown, some of our good holiday habits might be lacking. Brushing up on these key reminders before you set off will ensure your escape is well remembered...

Bertus Visser 13 Oct 2020

Christine Rodrigues, partner, Bowmans
Credit life providers are getting off lightly on Treating Customers FairlyArticle

There is an 'elephant in the room' of the life insurance industry, and this is the less stringent requirements for credit life providers when it comes to Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)...

8 Oct 2020

Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCover
Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCoverArticle

MyCover is life cover that has been designed as an extender benefit to the core product, the Legacy Protection Plan that accompanies your will to meet your financial estate planning needs, covering the costs of executor, conveyance and testamentary trust fees as well as other upfront and monthly expenses that arise when you pass away...

Issued by Capital Legacy 10 Sep 2020

Covid-19: Could the old way of carrying out funerals be dead?
Covid-19: Could the old way of carrying out funerals be dead?Article

What happens when Covid-19 changes the way we grieve...

Issued by MiWayLife 3 Sep 2020

Comprehensive car insurance and what does it cover?
Comprehensive car insurance and what does it cover?Article

We are bringing all the information that you would need to know about comprehensive car insurance. We will also cover what the comprehensive car insurance can cover for you...

Issued by Orbeen 2 Sep 2020

What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?
What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?Article

Learn the differences between health insurance and medical aid to help you make an informed decision about which cover would suit your particular needs best...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 31 Aug 2020

Contactless signature solution for the courier industry launches in SA
Contactless signature solution for the courier industry launches in SAArticle

Social distancing is changing the way we do business and until we can 3D print all we need at home or the office, the delivery of goods still needs to be physically transported, delivered and accepted by the customer....

24 Aug 2020

How insurtech is changing the way people buy insurance
How insurtech is changing the way people buy insuranceArticle

Insurance technology is changing the way we shop for coverage, from the quoting process to the types of policies we are able to choose...

Issued by Orbeen 24 Aug 2020

Is your company safe from security flaws like the Twitter hack?
Is your company safe from security flaws like the Twitter hack?Article

Every day brings a new security threat or a new report of a massively destructive cyber attack and 2019 was one of the worst years on record for attacks and breaches. Over the course of 2019 there was a massive 54% increase in data breaches - many with dire consequences.

31 Jul 2020

Coenie Smith
Medical practices struggle to recover from lockdownArticle

Hundreds of medical practices are on the verge of collapse because of a fall in the number of visits due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Coenie Smith 30 Jul 2020

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Insurers to pay restaurant business interruption claims: What that means for the hospitality industryArticle

Judge Andre le Grange has ordered insurer Guardrisk to pay out a Cape Town restaurant's business interruption claim to the applicants, Café Chameleon...

10 Jul 2020

Craig Baker, CEO, MiWay
Past, present and future: all the ways Covid-19 has changed insuranceArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has radically changed the insurance landscape, and will probably continue to for years to come...

9 Jul 2020

Ombuds report shows how to save on insurance
Ombuds report shows how to save on insuranceArticle

The latest Ombudsman for Short Term Insurance (OSTI) annual report makes interesting reading from a consumer perspective, especially the insights it provides on the most common reasons for claims rejection...

7 Jul 2020

Absa Life launches a bot that helps both customers and employees
Absa Life launches a bot that helps both customers and employeesArticle

With the help of a WhatsApp chatbot, Absa Life funeral policyholders can now access basic policy information at any time of the day or night...

Issued by Praekelt 1 Jul 2020

POPI Act on our doorsteps
POPI Act on our doorstepsArticle

On 22 June 2020 the Presidency announced the commencement of several additional sections of the POPI Act and companies will have until 1 July 2021 to ensure they comply...

Ryan van de Coolwijk 24 Jun 2020

The zero-tolerance drunk driving law will affect your car insurance
The zero-tolerance drunk driving law will affect your car insuranceArticle

Once South Africa's strict new drunk-driving laws have been passed, drivers won't be allowed to drink alcohol at all...

17 Jun 2020

Not all credit insurance policies are created equal
Not all credit insurance policies are created equalArticle

In many ways financial services institutions have stepped up to assist South Africans facing financial challenges due to Covid-19. One such option is for people with valid credit insurance policies to claim their benefits...

Anton Davies 28 May 2020

Healthcare workers testing people in Nairobi, Kenya during a mass testing exercise for Covid-19. Photo by SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images
Sub-Saharan Africa needs to plug local knowledge gap to up its anti-Covid-19 gameArticle

Africa remains one of the regions least affected by Covid-19, although evidence suggests it is an evolving and growing pandemic. It is now present in all African countries and territories...

Alex Ezeh & Sharon Fonn 28 May 2020

Rudi van Rooyen
Why companies need to meet insurance needs despite financial pressuresArticle

The only insurance benefits many South Africans have is their employer's group insurance benefits to meet their household's financial needs in the event of death, disability or critical illness...

Rudi van Rooyen, 20 May 2020

A healthcare worker collecting a swab for a Covid-19 test from a community member. AFP via Getty Images
Coronavirus pandemic holds lessons for South Africa's universal healthcare plansArticle

The National Health Insurance (NHI) has become an idealistic concept known as "imaginary". It's become the idea onto which all South Africa's aspirations for healthcare have been projected...

Steve Reid 18 May 2020

Taurus creates R300m fund for SA law firms
Taurus creates R300m fund for SA law firmsArticle

Although a number of South African law firms have shifted to online consulting solutions, many are under financial strain due to the current delays and limitations at the courts, deeds office, Road Accident Fund and other legal bodies...

18 May 2020

Is your life insurance enough?
Is your life insurance enough?Article

Not all life insurance is created equal, so how do you go about finding one that will give you peace of mind and meet your loved ones' needs? It is all in finding the right features and benefits that compliment your current lifestyle, and here is what you need to look out for before you sign your name on the dotted line...

Issued by MiWayLife 5 May 2020

Data operations to ensure your data is protected
Data operations to ensure your data is protectedArticle

The world is changing faster than ever, and most organisations are struggling to keep up...

Alasdair Parsonson 30 Apr 2020

Does your life insurance cover coronavirus death?
Does your life insurance cover coronavirus death?Article

There is no denying that the coronavirus (Covid-19) has brought rippling effects that are currently being felt globally, but what does this mean for people who are looking to take out life insurance or already have a policy in place? Here are all your questions answered below...

Issued by MiWayLife 20 Apr 2020

Is life insurance taxed?
Is life insurance taxed?Article

If a loved one passes away and you receive a payment from their life insurance policy, do you have to pay tax on the amount?..

Issued by MiWayLife 16 Apr 2020

The work that’s done in research institutes and labs is crucial. nhungboon/Shutterstock
Investing in research is South Africa's best insurance policy against crisesArticle

As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads around the world, causing the disease Covid-19, it is becoming ever clearer that the solutions to this pandemic will all be based on research...

Brenda Wingfield 9 Apr 2020

Home insurance claims during the lockdown
Home insurance claims during the lockdownArticle

Dealing with insurance claims during the national Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 6 Apr 2020

Paying the rent: Navigating the conflicts caused by coronavirus
Paying the rent: Navigating the conflicts caused by coronavirusArticle

The effects of Covid-19 are being felt by small and larger businesses particularly in the retail and leisure sectors...

Kayla Shadiack 27 Mar 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in Africa
#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in AfricaArticle

Gareth Grobler is a digital currency entrepreneur and founded the cryptocurrency exchange iCE3X in 2013. He is a founding member of the UK Digital Currency Association...

26 Mar 2020

Working from home? Keep your assets secure, scam-free and insured
Working from home? Keep your assets secure, scam-free and insuredArticle

If you're allowing your staff to work from home as a preventative measure against the coronavirus pandemic, make sure you're prepared...

20 Mar 2020

Common car insurance mistakes
Common car insurance mistakesArticle

While you take out car insurance with the best intentions, there are things you might be doing that could jeopardise your cover...

20 Mar 2020

Why keeping up your HOC is critical
Why keeping up your HOC is criticalArticle

If you are a home seller, it is essential to check that your property will remain insured during the time between the actual sale and the day it is transferred to the new owner...

20 Mar 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
Do we really need funeral insurance?Article

How do you plan to pay for your funeral? Have you thought about how much it may cost? Have you thought about those you leave behind and how they would deal with the cost of your service?...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSure
#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSureArticle

SelfSure, a new fintech in South Africa, has come up with a smart way to solve the problem faced by many car owners when they put in a claim after an accident...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Mar 2020

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Does my insurance policy cover me for #coronavirus?Article

The answer is yes. You and your family will automatically by covered by your existing life, funeral and income protection insurance policies if you contract Covid-19...

12 Mar 2020

5 reasons to insure your SME
5 reasons to insure your SMEArticle

Given the anticipated tough year ahead, it is essential that SMEs take the necessary precautions to adequately protect their businesses...

4 Feb 2020

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