Sunday, March 29, 2020

The world’s burning. Here’s what to do next

I’ve just witnessed a child being bullied on social media and I am spitting angry. The victim is a young girl close to my...

Obesity: an economic risk for South Africa

We tend to think of HIV and TB as the greatest health risks in South Africa today – but non-communicable diseases are fast becoming...

Climate change and insurers: no storm in a teacup

The effects of climate change go beyond the obvious, and the global insurance industry will be affected too, including the sector in Africa: average...

Bancassurance with a twist: a new insurance solution for Africa?

Fiona Zerbst chats to Dushen Naidoo, managing executive of Absa’s pan-African insurance business, about the future of insurance on the continent – and the...

Women-specific health insurance: pros and cons

According to Old Mutual, cancer accounted for 62% of the ‘Big 4’ severe illnesses (cancer, heart attack, CABG and stroke) in 2017. The top...