It is no surprise that the COVID–19 pandemic has put a lot of fear and doubt in the minds of South African citizens.
Many factories, shops and small businesses have been forced to close temporarily, travel bans have been enforced and individuals are panic buying due to the unknown of what may be next.
Since the Constitutional Court of South Africa decriminalised use and private cultivation of cannabis (dagga) in September last year, there has been much discussion around the personal use of dagga and how it affects a long-term insurance claim.
Through BUPA GLOBAL TRAVEL – our international travel insurance provider – you and your dependants covered on either of our GAP 500 options can be insured in the event of acute illness or injury whilst travelling abroad for leisure.
On 18 November, Eskom implemented Stage One load shedding after struggling with coal supply issues for many weeks. On 19 November, the power utility announced that there would be a strong possibility that there will be load shedding during the festive season.