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The Thembalethu Fire Department gets its turn for a revamp!

Last year, Oakhurst Insurance and partners spearheaded a revamp project at The George Fire Department, and are continuing in their support of Fire Services having now completed renovations to the Thembalethu Fire Department. This revamp was made possible with the funds raised at the International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD) celebrations held in May along with generous …

COVER’s 30th birthday

COVER’s 30th birthday was celebrated in grand style…80’s style to be exact! Since publishing their first issue in June 1988, there have been many unforgettable friendships forged. For Tony van Niekerk, owner of the magazine for the past 12 years (and a widely respected publisher amongst his industry peers), the evening was not just about …

SAUMA delivers another impressive conference

The 9th annual SAUMA conference with its esteemed collection of speakers, was paradigm-shifting, economically up-swinging, regulation-clarifying, corruption-busting and future-embracing. Speakers this year were: Lezanne Botha from Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) who gave an update on regulations, particularly those relevant to UMAs. Professor Anthony Turton, on the future of water in SA. Dr Iraj Abedian …

The Drone Con 2018

The Drone Con 2018, Africa’s Largest Drone Conference, was held at the Vodacom World Events in Midrand between the 16th and 18th of May, attracting more than 200 professionals over 3 days. #DroneCon2018 @DroneConZA

Garden Route schools visited by firefighting heroes

As part of the International Firefighter’s Day festivities, Oakhurst Insurance arranged that firefighters from the Southern Cape region visit local schools in a bid to raise fire prevention awareness amongst learners. The George Fire Department’s first stop was to visit grade 1 to 7 learners at the Glenwood House School, who listened attentively to the …

Oakhurst Insurance pays tribute to local heroes on International Firefighters’ Day

The recent fires that devastated the Southern Cape will be forever etched in the memories of the country. The nation watched heart-wrenching scenes of Knysna residents looking on helplessly while their homes were engulfed by flames. Despite us knowing more today about the fire prevention than ever before, South Africa still experiences around 40 000 …