Knysna fires, Cape storm devastating to insurance sector - Santam

2017-08-31 19:39

With damage of close to R3bn, the Knysna fires and Cape storm earlier this year have probably been the worst disasters ever to hit South Africa’s insurance industry, says Santam.

Inside Labour: Political will still in the dustbins

2017-06-11 06:00

Back to basics. Organise the unorganised. These are the current mantras of much of the labour movement and they were brought into sharp focus this week.

Banks, big business give millions for Knysna fire victims

2017-06-09 10:23

Two of South Africa's big four banks have contributed a total R20m towards relief efforts for victims of the devastating fires in the Southern Cape.

Drive to get donations to Southern Cape gains momentum

2017-06-08 18:08

Calls for donations which are to go towards fire relief efforts in the Southern Cape are mounting with the city identifying four fire stations as drop off points.

PICS: WPCC suffers major storm damage

2017-06-08 08:29

WP Cricket Club suffered extensive damage during the severe Cape Town storm which occurred on Tuesday evening and throughout Wednesday.

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Insurers pitch in to cover Cape disaster costs

2017-06-11 13:47

Several insurers have started processing claims for the damage caused by the Cape storm and Knysna fires, this is in addition to the corporates which have set up funds to aid those in need.

INFOGRAPHIC: #KnysnaFire by numbers

2017-06-09 11:17

As firefighters continue to battle the rampant fire which has caused catastrophic destruction in Knysna, residents are trying to piece their lives back together.

Inside Labour: Weather, workers and a green revolution

2017-06-09 06:00

Terry Bell looks at how the weather has affected the 'most poorly paid entrepreneurial labourers', the scrap collectors, and the potential of a 'green revolution'.

#KnysnaFire and storm threaten outlook for insurers

2017-06-08 14:15

Property and casualty insurers face an even tougher year than expected after Cape Town experienced its worst storm in 30 years and dozens of fires engulfed Knysna.

Heavy storm batters Cape Town: Here's 12 items you'll need in an emergency

2017-06-08 07:30

A huge storm front is lashing South Africa, causing flooded roads and damage to vehicles. Here's a DIY emergency kit for your car.

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