Discovery’s shared-value insurance business model and organic growth approach drive continued strong performance
Press Releases • Feb 23, 2017 08:05 GMT
Interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2016 • Normalised profit from operations up 13% to R3 412 million • Headline earnings up 14% to R2 023 million • Normalised headline earnings up 3% to R2 184 million • New business growth up 15% to R8 245 million
Press Releases • Feb 20, 2017 10:56 GMT
With government needing to raise an extra R28 billion in taxes, it is a foregone conclusion that taxes will rise. The only questions are, which taxes will go up, and by how much?
Discovery Foundation partners with Standard Bank and University of Pretoria in initiative to support medical students
Press Releases • Feb 15, 2017 09:47 GMT
The Discovery Foundation and the University of Pretoria today announced the implementation of a Medical Student Loan Guarantee Fund that will be managed by Standard Bank.
Press Releases • Feb 11, 2017 15:48 GMT
Press Releases • Feb 02, 2017 11:11 GMT
Don’t miss the multisport action happening in the Mother City – entries close soon. The Discovery Get Active weekend in Cape Town on 11 and 12 February 2017 is fast approaching, and with it the closing date for entries into both these events.
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2017 12:29 GMT
Exercise can easily get boring or routine, so the multi-disciplinary nature of triathlons keeps training interesting and challenging. Plus, the variety of racing distances makes it accessible for all fitness levels: from kids’ races and sprint distances right through to ultra-distance races. In short – multisport offers something for everyone.
Press Releases • Jan 11, 2017 11:29 GMT
The Discovery Health Journalism Awards is changing direction. In 2017 we will be introducing the updated version of the Discovery Health Journalism Awards. Don’t miss this opportunity that change can bring
Press Releases • Dec 15, 2016 11:25 GMT
If you're planning on driving to your holiday destination, now would be a good time to get your car checked.
Discovery and its Global Vitality Network join forces with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global to combat the epidemic of stress and burnout
Press Releases • Nov 30, 2016 12:33 GMT
Worldwide effort draws on latest scientific findings and experts in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, productivity, sports and sleep to improve health and productivity.
Press Releases • Nov 22, 2016 12:38 GMT
Discovery Vitality and Team Vitality are excited to announce a new partnership with premium sports apparel brand – ASICS. Ranked amongst the top sporting brands globally, ASICS is the new running kit supplier as well as strategic fitness partner to South Africa’s biggest running club, Team Vitality.
Press Releases • Nov 22, 2016 08:44 GMT
The commitment and contribution of Wits staff members during the recent difficult period have been exceptional. Staff did; however, voice the need for counselling following these events. From 15 to 17 November 2016, Wits joined hands with Discovery Health and Netcare 911 to offer free counselling to staff members who indicated a need.
Press Releases • Nov 22, 2016 08:32 GMT
Entries are now open for the third Discovery Duathlon Cape Town and the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town. On the 11th and 12th of February, Cape Town will play host to the Discovery Duathlon Cape Town and the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town.
Press Releases • Nov 22, 2016 08:08 GMT
Discovery Fund has given an emergency donation of R250 000 to Gift of the Givers to assist them with the disaster relief work that is being done in Alex.
Press Releases • Nov 21, 2016 09:20 GMT
In September 2016, Discovery announced its first Discovery Entrepreneurs MedTech Silicon Valley Programme during a session held to discuss the use of technology as a driver for reducing medical inflation.
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2016 15:06 GMT
Football star and Unicef ambassador David Beckham has the following advice for young people – work hard, be dedicated, stay grounded and have a passion for what you do.
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2016 13:02 GMT
South Africans should be proud of their fiscal sovereignty, but must now work together towards finding their own ways to generate economic growth through improving confidence, increasing investment and deepening inclusivity. This is the view of Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, who was a keynote speaker at the Discovery Leadership Summit held on Monday at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2016 09:27 GMT
The world lives under the ‘collective delusion’ that in order to succeed we have to burn out, while multi-tasking is a scientifically disproved myth, says Arianna Huffington, founder of Thrive Global and co-founder of The Huffington Post.
Press Releases • Nov 10, 2016 07:47 GMT
South Africa’s Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, will be joining David Beckham and other world-class speakers at this year’s Discovery Leadership Summit. To be hosted by Discovery in Sandton, Johannesburg, on 14 November 2016, the Summit is a global thought-leadership event aimed at sharing intellectual capital to contribute to leadership in business, government and civil society.