Kalim Rajab speaks about the value proposition insurance provides

Youtube – Cover Publications

COVER Magazine interviewed Kalim Rajab at the 2015 IISA International Insurance Conference held at Sun City. Kalim spoke about the Macro-economic environment and the impact of low penetration/growth.Tony asks the question ‘is the insurance industry doing enough to affect change in government’

Kalim Rajab on Socio-economic issues

Youtube – Cover Publications

Socio-economic issues run close to the heart of the industry, says Kalim Rajab in this TIC2016 Interview.

FAnews interviews Kalim Rajab, Director at New National Assurance Company

Youtube – FA News

FAnews caught up with Kalim Rajab, Director at New National Assurance Company, at the 2016 Insurance Conference at Sun City. Kalim spoke about macro economic factors affecting South Africa. #TIC2016

The Quest For Smart & Simple

Wildlife Insure (March 2016)

Zach Moolman, of NNAC’s Wildlife UMA, discusses their approach to risk and how the wildlife insurance industry has evolved in recent years.

NNAC Big Ideas Forum

FAnews (November 2015)

New National Assurance Company (NNAC) recently hosted the Big Ideas forum at the AngloGold Ashanti Conference Room in which emergent topics relevant to our industry and themes for creating more sustainable relationships was covered.

NNAC and RGA The Start Of Something Big

FAnews (October 2015)

New National Assurance Company (NNAC) announced the addition of a wildlife and hospitality specialist line to their business stable which will be underwritten through NNAC’s new business partner, Risk Guard Alliance (RGA), under the brand Wildlife Insure.

Industry gathers at Sun City

FAnews (August 2015)

The insurance industry and the FAnews team gathered at Sun City for the Insurance Conference, themed Africa Rising from 26–29 July.

Injecting New Life Into Liability Insurance

Cover Magazine (June 2015)

Interview with Kalim Rajab on the launch of NNAC’s new liability unit and how it intends to present an innovative product to the market.

New National Welcomes Hayley Schell

FAnews (February 2015)

FAnews caught up with NNAC to find out more about the appointment of the new Technical and Marketing Director, Hayley Schell.

Underwriting Managers

PMR Africa (February 2015)

Profile: AC&E Engineering.

Annual Cocktail Function

FAnews (February 2014)

New National annual cocktail party 2014.

Breaking the insurance mould

PMR Africa (February 2014)

Interview with Kalim Rajab Strategic Director; AC&E voted top engineering underwriters for second year in a row.

15 Minutes – Bongani Tembe

Wanted Magazine (February 2014)

Our non-executive director, Bongani Tembe, is also the commissioner – general of the France – South Africa Season. He discusses how art and business can complement each other.

Increased Likelihood of Performance Guarantee Callups

Cover Magazine (October 2013)

In the construction industry, construction guarantees for performance are issued over construction contracts whereby the supplier or contractor agrees to pay the employer damages in the event of his contractual non-performance (usually set at 10% in South Africa).

New National Golf Day Golf Day

Cover Magazine (August 2013)

An overview of our golf day in the serene settings of Mount Edgecombe. Also included are funds raised for our charity, the Aryan Benevolent Home in Gauteng and KZN.

Africa Re cocktails at the Westcliff

Cover Magazine (June 2013)

 Africa Re Cocktail function held at the Westcliff in Johannesburg attended by our MD: Mahmoud Rajab, Strategic Director: Kalim Rajab and Technical Director: Shaheen Rajab.

PMR.africa’s Sparkling Award

 FAnews (April 2013)

The PMR.africa Awards are the end result of a painstaking research process whereby companies and institutions were rated based on respondents’ perceptions regarding customer service and satisfaction.

Solidarity, brotherhood, social responsibility

Cover Magazine (March 2013)

With the backing of leading Re-Takaful reinsurers, New National’s Takaful division, completely autonomously managed and segregated, currently offers a comprehensive range of Takaful products in both the domestic and commercial environments of the short-term sector which are marketed through strategic business partners.

New National and AC&E- a winning partnership

pmr.africa Magazine (March 2013)

Interview with New National MD, Mahmoud Rajab, following the award of the best engineering UMA award to New National’s engineering UMA.

Transforming the engineering insurance sector

FAnews (February 2013)

New National’s engineering UMA has gone from the ‘new kid on the block’ to an award-winning specialist in the niche engineering space in just six years.

Challenges facing the industry in 2013

FAnews (February 2013)

Interviews with various insurance executives, including Kalim Rajab, Strategic Director of New National Assurance Company.

Engineering feature- the latest trends

Cover Magazine (October 2012)


Micro-finance or Micro-insurance- which comes first?

Cover Magazine (September 2012)

As we desperately look for new models to reduce unemployment and stimulate innovation in our country, it certainly does seem that the novel approach to linking microfinance and micro-insurance, in the way that the Sudanese model has, is worth investigating further.

An interview on the latest trends with Anne-Marie Fourie of AC&E Engineering Underwriting Managers, who writes exclusively for New National.

‘A’ rating reaffirmed

FAnews (August 2012)

The reaffirmation of New National’s ‘A’ rating for claims-paying ability. Director Kalim Rajab said that the cwas very proud of the significance of the new rating. “As the oldest and arguably the largest black economically empowered short-term insurance company in South Africa, this confirmation by GCR is further testament of the Company’s long term credentials and its standing within the industry.”

Remembering why we are in the Insurance Industry

Cover Magazine (August 2012)

We spend a great deal of our time as insurance practitioners dealing with insurance, but sometimes it requires getting out of our comfort zone to remind ourselves of the true, transformative powers of our industry.

Taking the co-insurance world by storm

FAnews (June 2012)

New National recently announced an exclusive partnership with corporate underwriting manager Transition Risk Solutions. Both parties welcomed the deal as a much needed step towards transformation in the industry.

Emerging Voices, Inspiring Visions

Cover Magazine (June 2012)

New National has a vision- that the South African insurance market is for everyone, and not just for the select few. We want to show that the corporate insurance space can be truly transformed and a force for good for assisting the country’s transformation imperatives.

New National and Quicksure’s High Net Worth Product

Cover Magazine (May 2012)

Many high net worth products in the market seem to start off from the basis of existing cover which insurers provide in their standard personal lines policies and then add from there. New National and Quicksure’s approach is to start by asking what elite clients want from the ground up.