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Investor News

20 November 2020

Santam to appeal business interruption judgment

After careful consideration and engagement with key stakeholders, Santam has decided to apply for leave to appeal the judgment of the Western Cape High Court in the matter between the insurer and Ma-Afrika Hotels and Stellenbosch Kitchen.

Corporate News

17 November 2020

Russell Myers retires after 14 years as CEO of Mirabilis engineering underwriting managers

Santam announced that CEO Russell Myers will retire at the end of June 2021. Curt Meyer, currently Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the position, effective 1 January 2021.

Personal Lines

11 November 2020

5 Ways to reduce your vehicle insurance premiums

Good news is that, with many people now working from home and commuting less, you may be able to negotiate a better rate on car insurance.

Commercial Lines

01 June 2020

Is remote working threatening your business?

Santam has warned that, with remote work and work from home taking off as the new norm, companies need to be extra vigilant to ensure they are not vulnerable to disastrous data breaches or other cyber security incidents.


07 October 2020

Climate and agricultural conditions - October 2020

The winter of 2020 continued and frost damage occurred in the last week of September. Below average temperatures are still possible until the end of October but frost is not expected any more for this season.

Specialist Business

11 June 2019

A smart geyser that tells you when it’s fit to burst

It turns out geyser-related issues cause some of the country’s most common household insurance claims, this is according to Santam – South Africa’s leading short-term insurer


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