Media Centre

Media Centre

Investor News

31 May 2017

Operational update to shareholders following the annual general meeting held on 31 May 2017

This serves as a general communication to Santam shareholders with regards to the business environment for the four month period ended 30 April 2017.

Corporate News

09 June 2017

Santam clinches FIA’s top corporate and personal insurance awards

South African intermediaries honoured leading South African short-term insurer, Santam by choosing the business as their top choice when it comes to both corporate and personal insurance.

Personal Lines

06 June 2017

Western Cape: Prepare properly for storms ahead

Motorists and homeowners in low lying areas advised to take precautions

Commercial Lines

20 January 2017

Insuring the wine industry

The recent spate of fires in the winelands of the Western Cape has again brought the issue of the wine producer’s risk to the fore, with a number of wine farms being adversely affected. Shehnaz Somers, head of commercial underwriting at Santam said the company is still assessing the damage and loss as a result of fires spreading to well-known vineyards and guest farms in the winelands and surrounding areas over the past month.


20 October 2016

Climate and weather update

Forecasts for neutral to La Niña conditions still remain valid with borderline La Niña conditions currently present. The expected rainfall in the first part of October over the eastern summer crop production areas did not occur but conditions are still favourable for rain in the second part of October. Cumulative rainfall forecasts until the end of December 2016 from the website indicate that between 300-400mm of rain is possible over the eastern areas.

Specialist Business

08 June 2017

Infrastructure development: The need to insure Africa’s future

The impact of Africa’s rising population and the rapid levels of urbanisation across the continent have placed an enormous strain on infrastructure and available resources.