By BBC News
JOHANNESBURG: Zoleka Mandela, granddaughter of South Africa’s first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela, has died of cancer at the age of 43. She passed away on Monday evening surrounded by friends and family, a spokesperson said. In recent years, Zoleka had become well known for detailing her cancer treatment. She was also open about her history of drug addiction. The Nelson Mandela Foundation said her work was inspirational. It said that she raised “awareness about cancer prevention” as well as “breaking down the stigma surrounding the disease”. Zoleka also spoke candidly about her struggles with depression and… Read More
team4dfiSOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter Zoleka dies of cancer at 43
By People’s Post
SOUTH AFRICA: Two men, aged 34 and 61, will be remanded in custody pending their bail application on charges of being in possession of suspected stolen property and the murder of a “beloved” local waiter in Claremont, Raynold Mutasa (37), on Thursday 24 August.
According to Claremont police’s Vispol Commander Lt Col Marnus Fourie, the two suspects did not plead when they appeared in the Wynberg Magistrates’ Court on Monday 28 August, pending consultations with their legal representatives.
They will next appear on Tuesday 12 September.
Meantime, the local restaurant where Matusa, a Zimbabwean national, served as… Read More
team4dfiSA: Restaurant owner raising funds to send body of ‘beloved waiter’ back home to Zimbabwe; two arrested for his murder
Diaspora Insurance is a global company that provides insurance products targeted at diasporas worldwide. Some of the key products are the Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan, the Group Funeral Cash Plan and the Diaspora Life Cover. This broad range of products and services creates opportunities for potential candidates living in the diaspora. However, before we discuss the various roles available at Diaspora Insurance, there is a need to take a glance at the values at the core of the company.
What are the values of Diaspora Insurance?
Our company values serve as a compass to our team members, showing them… Read More
team4dfiHow to get hired at Diaspora Insurance. Job opportunities you need to know
In my Part 3 blog: Traditional Funeral Insurance – A Mass Market Product That The Masses Do Not Understand, I focused on wide misconceptions by mass consumers on how insurance works with the view of helping an average policyholder manage their policy better for continuity of cover.
In Part 1 blog; Funeral Insurance Debate: Why Cash-Based Funeral Plans Are The Future, I weighed in on the new future where all funeral policies should be cash-denominated for reasons of sustained value for money and treating customers fairly.
I had also, previously in Part 2 blog: Traditional Funeral Insurance – A Focus… Read More
team4dfiPart 4: Funeral Insurance Debate: Measures clients can take to mitigate risk of policy lapse due to non-payment of premiums
For those who die in a foreign country, the cost of dying can be overwhelming. There are a variety of expenses associated with death, including funeral costs, repatriation costs, and more. In addition to these direct costs, you may also have to deal with legal and administrative costs. It is therefore important for individuals traveling abroad to plan ahead and take steps to protect their loved ones in the event of their death abroad. By understanding the potential costs involved, having a will in place, and ensuring family members have access to the necessary documents upon death, individuals can try… Read More
team4dfiHow to manage the impact of dying in the diaspora
Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan is a bespoke product offered by Diaspora Insurance which is a very simplified product that guarantees peace of mind and comes on a guaranteed acceptance basis. Guaranteed Acceptance basis basically means we do not conduct any medicals both on application and on claiming, the following are the key features of the cover:
Guaranteed acceptance with no medicals at all.
Immediate US$, £, €, ZAR cash pay-out upon proof of death
Worldwide cover, it truly is protection with no borders.
Permanently US$, £, €, ZAR denomination policy
Up to US$/£/€20,000 cover per life
Body repatriation is not… Read More
When a loved one passes away, it can be a difficult time for the family and friends. Not having a funeral plan in place can cause additional stress and worry during this already difficult time. Without a plan, families may have to make decisions about the deceased quickly, without taking into account their wishes or financial situation. This could lead to financial strain as well as emotional distress. It is important to consider the consequences of not having a funeral plan in order to ensure that your family is taken care of after you pass away.
Planning a funeral for… Read More
team4dfiThe consequences of not having a funeral plan & how it can affect your family
As Diaspora Insurance we pride ourselves in providing specialist and bespoke insurance products to transnational citizens otherwise called Expatriates or Diasporans. Diaspora Insurance is a global company that provides a global service to meet our clients’ needs all over the world.
It is possible to pay premiums from anywhere in the world. As part of treating our customers fairly Diaspora Insurance has different ways that our clients can use to Honour their payments depending on their location. Below is a list of the payment options that we have:
Recurring Card payments
The recurring card payment option is available to Mastercard… Read More
Suicide is defined as death caused by self-directed injurious behavior’s with the intent to die as a result of the behavior’s as defined by Institute of National Mental Healthy.
A suicide clause is a provision in most insurance policies that states that the policy will be void if the policyholder commits suicide within a specified period following the policy start date. This period is usually two years. The Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan policy excludes any claim arising as a result of suicide (whether sane or insane) during the first 24 (twenty-four) calendar months from the date of commencement or reinstatement… Read More
team4dfiWith the times that we are in, and people are suffering from depression, why is your waiting period for suicide death, 24 months.
The Diaspora Insurance SA team celebrated their denim and black themed year end party in style. We were graced by the presence of the Directors all the way from the UK at the event. The day was filled with laughter, games, food and ended with a dance-off.… Read More
team4dfiDIASPORA INSURANCE’S 2022 YEAR END PARTY -IN PICTURES
There are additional covers that can be added to Life Cover and these enhance the overall protection because Life Cover on its own does not cover eventualities like incapacity due to injury or illness or loss of income due to redundancy. So, one can take other cover over and above the life cover:
Every Diasporan originally from any of the following countries (by birth, by descent, by naturisation, by marriage, by registration) qualifies to be covered and you can cover yourself in the diaspora and your loved ones back home or anywhere in the world:
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