Lion of Africa Insurance has provided specialist insurance and risk management solutions for the Public Sector in South Africa for nearly 20 years. Lion understands the unique challenges faced by public sector organisations, in particular trying to strike a balance between managing risk whilst delivering positive service outcomes for the general public in the face of budget pressures, reduced staff and resources. Our expertise and knowledge has helped public sector organisations to deliver services to the general public.

By partnering with Lion of Africa Insurance, public sector clients are guaranteed a team of dedicated professionals with skills in underwriting, risk control and claims management. They will provide the correct solutions to protect assets and better control losses, including the costs associated with them.

Core Offerings

  • Property (Buildings, Transformers, Plant and Machinery)
  • Business Interruption
  • Motor
  • Personal Accident for Staff and Councillors
  • Public Liability
  • Fidelity Guarantee
  • Money
  • Theft
  • Contractors All Risks

Risk Management Services

  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Improvement Strategies
  • Mitigating Initiatives Aimed at Transformers and Other Major Assets
  • Up-Skilling of Public Sector Personnel
  • Knowledge Sharing

Contact Us:

Tel: 0860 102 724

(Office Hours : 08:15 - 16:30)

Our claims handling process involves a collaborative approach to claims management, aimed at providing a superior service experience. In an event of a claim, we work closely with public sector organisations to assess the incident and pull in the necessary resources to get the organisation up and running in the shortest time possible whilst minimising the impact of an unforeseen event.

Commercial provides insurance solutions that protect our clients’ businesses from an array of risks, no matter the size of the business, commercial property or body corporate. Our commercial insurance products are designed to meet the unique requirements of our clients’ commercial operations.

The main risks covered include:

  • Buildings
  • Stock
  • Plant and Machinery
  • Business Interruption
  • Office Contents
  • Goods in Transit
  • Liability
  • Business All Risks
  • Theft
  • Money
  • Glass
  • Fidelity Guarantee
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Motor

Sectional Title / Body Corporate offers the following:

  • Buildings
  • Property Owner’s Liability
  • Business All Risks

Property Classic covers the following:

  • Buildings
  • Property Owner’s Liability

Contact Us:

Coastal Region

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Cape Town
  • Durban

Tel: 0860 102 724

(Office Hours : 08:15 - 16:30)

Inland Region

  • Gauteng South
  • Gauteng North

Tel: 0860 102 724

(Office Hours : 08:15 - 16:30)

The staff in the commercial division are industry experts who are ready to deliver professional advice and exceptional support to ensure that our clients expectations are met.

The Engineering office is at the Lion of Africa Insurance’s head office in Illovo and is an essential division providing technical and underwriting expertise to the company on a national basis from an underwriting and claims perspective.

The Engineering team is geared to underwrite and accept classes of Engineering Insurance as detailed hereunder.

The main risks covered include:

  • Machinery Breakdown
  • Machinery Breakdown Business Interruption
  • Machinery Breakdown and Deterioration of Stock
  • Contract Works and Public Liability (Annual and Once-Off)
  • Contract Works Project Delay / Advanced Loss of Profits
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Plant All Risks and Hired in Plant
  • Transit Dismantling and Erection Risks

The Engineering Division comprises a skilled and specialised team, with a wealth of experience and expertise in engineering and other facets of insurance, which allows for customised insurance products and tailor-made solutions for virtually all client needs.

Contact Us:

Tel: 0860 102 724

(Office Hours : 08:15 - 16:30)

The Engineering team also provides a gateway into the African continent and provides Lion of Africa Insurance with the opportunity to offer solutions for infrastructure projects.

Lion of Africa Insurance’s Marine team provides specialist niche insurance solutions for all types of cargo, whether moving by air, sea or road. Marine Hull Covers include sea-going vessels and can be tailored to suit the needs of different clients.

We have a dedicated and experienced team with cumulative experience in excess of 30 years. We believe that personal contact with our intermediaries and superior service is the cornerstone of our success with the ability to deliver quick turnaround times and an excellent value chain.

The main risks covered include:

  • Marine import risks, from suppliers’ warehouses overseas to final destination in South Africa.
  • Marine exports from warehouses in South Africa to destinations overseas.
  • Goods in Transit risks - whether the goods are moved by the owner's own vehicles, road haulers or arranged by a transport broker.
  • Small craft risks and associated liabilities.
  • Stock Throughput risks which includes the importation, storage and distribution of cargo.
  • Commercial Hull provides protection against loss or damage to the vessel itself and also its machinery and equipment.

We also offer a range of additional cover including:

  • Shipping Containers & Related Liability
  • Marine Advanced Loss of Profits
  • P & I / Hull Protection and Indemnity
  • Charterers Liability
  • Stevedores Liability
  • Shipyards - Builder’s Risks and Ship Repairer’s Liability

Contact Us:

Tel: 0860 102 724

(Office Hours : 08:15 - 16:30)

We have huge capacities available through our treaties for individual risks to meet all of our client’s requirements and are committed to offering clients an efficient and diligent underwriting team and dedicated in-house claim handling.