Economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz cites major changes in fiscal policy as the way forward
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2014 12:43 GMT
“We are half a decade on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers and there are still persistent weaknesses in the developed countries of the world. The global economy needs to recover, but I am rather pessimistic that what needs to be done, will not be done,” says Joseph Stiglitz, renowned economist and Nobel Prize laureate, speaking at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton.
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2014 11:15 GMT
The contribution of sports to leadership came under the spotlight on Wednesday at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2014 09:31 GMT
“South Africa has the talent and ability to build great businesses,” said Adrian Gore in his opening remarks at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit. “It is the quality of our leadership that will enable or stifle this.” The welcome address from the Discovery Group CEO set the scene for a gathering focused on leadership in business, government and civil society.
Press Releases • Feb 28, 2014 13:19 GMT
The 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit is already packed with an impressive line up of thought leaders, including former Federal Reserve Chairman Dr Ben S. Bernanke, London Olympics organiser Lord Sebastian Coe and Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz.
Press Releases • Feb 27, 2014 11:13 GMT
Jenna Lowe (19) has an extremely rare and life-threatening condition called Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) for which she has to be permanently attached to an oxygen tank.
Press Releases • Feb 26, 2014 08:58 GMT
Discovery Limited today announced the start of a four-year property development that will see Discovery’s more than 5 000 employees move into a new office development in Sandton. The development will be managed by Growthpoint and Zenprop, two of South Africa’s most established and well-known property developers, through a joint venture...
Press Releases • Feb 23, 2014 09:22 GMT
On Saturday, 22 February 2014, a huge number a huge number of competitors participated in the Discovery Surfers Challenge event, making it the biggest event in its 40-year history. The event has grown significantly in size and stature over the years, from a handful of 26 competitors in 1975 to over 4400 competitors today...
Press Releases • Feb 20, 2014 09:00 GMT
News release from Discovery Limited – 20 February. Discovery Limited today presented a strong set of financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2013 to the analyst and investor community.
Press Releases • Feb 16, 2014 08:23 GMT
Former Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Dr. Ben S. Bernanke will be one of the speakers at the Discovery Leadership Summit to be held in Johannesburg on March 5. Dr. Bernanke heads a line-up that includes Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Lord Sebastian Coe, Adam Morgan, and Firstrand co-founder Laurie Dippenaar, JSE Chairwoman Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita and Bidvest CEO Brian Joffe.
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2014 13:15 GMT
Our brand new award category, the Discovery Foundation Nation-builder Award, aims to acknowledge the positive coverage of work done by healthcare professionals or organisations in the public healthcare sector.
Press Releases • Jan 17, 2014 07:31 GMT
Discovery today announced the prominent line-up of global thought leaders who will be attending this year’s Leadership Summit, to be hosted on 5 March in Johannesburg.This year’s event promises to be thought-provoking with Starbucks Chairman and CEO, Howard Schultz, renowned American economist Joseph Stiglitz and British Olympian champion, Lord Sebastian Coe confirmed.
Press Releases • Dec 17, 2013 08:02 GMT
17 December 2013 - Discovery Limited today announced the appointment of Mr Tito Mboweni as a non-executive director to its board of directors. In an academic, political and business career spanning three decades, Mr Mboweni has gained considerable experience and expertise in the fields of economic and political analysis, macro-level economy strategy, finance, labour relations and public policy.
Discovery's BEE deal restructured: BEE partner extending their commitment; locking in substantial value realised to date
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2013 08:00 GMT
6 December 2013 – Discovery today announced a restructure of its Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) transaction with WDB Group, a leading broad-based women’s empowerment group operating in South Africa.
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2013 11:44 GMT
This year, the Discovery Health Sport Heroes Walk Against AIDS (DHSHWAA) will commence in Van Rynsdorp in South Africa on 18 November 2013 and culminate in Khayelitsha on 1 December, World AIDS Day...
Discovery Health’s statement regarding healthcare costs and the role of medical scheme administrators and other stakeholders in the private healthcare system
Press Releases • Oct 22, 2013 09:25 GMT
This document is a response to the various tweets from Dr Young on a wide range of issues concerning Discovery Health and the Discovery Health Medical Scheme. While we fully welcome these debates, it is vital that our stakeholders and the public have accurate facts at their disposal.
Press Releases • Oct 17, 2013 15:32 GMT
17 October 2013 – Discovery Limited would like to correct any misunderstanding created by an article published in the latest Finweek publication.
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2013 14:54 GMT
Discovery Health is aware of a complaint posted on the mynews section of News24 and Hello Peter by Mr Richelo Killian earlier today. There are numerous inaccuracies and misleading statements in Mr Killan's post. Mr Killian’s concerns centre on the issues of late joiner penalties and non-disclosures of information, which we would like to address separately.
Discovery Health response on cover for motor vehicle accidents and claims from the Road Accident Fund
Press Releases • Oct 03, 2013 13:13 GMT
In response to inaccurate statements being shared on social media regarding how Discovery Health Medical Scheme pays claims for motor vehicle accidents and refunds from the Road Accident Fund (RAF), we would like to provide the correct information...
Press Releases • Oct 01, 2013 15:20 GMT
The 24th September, Heritage Day is a day on which we celebrate where we have come from, all that we are, and all that we strive to be. With over 10 000 participants lining the streets of Groenkloof, our country was celebrated just the way it should be – with a diverse range of communities bonding through a healthy day out on the Pretoria streets...