Press Releases • Mar 06, 2014 10:23 GMT
The joint venture, known as "AIA Vitality", was officially launched in Australia today. This launch to the wider Australian market follows a successful pilot phase where a limited number of financial advisers had the opportunity to trial the AIA Vitality programme. AIA Vitality was first launched in Singapore in 2013.
Leading SA economists respond to Dr Ben S. Bernanke’s address at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2014 18:21 GMT
In one of his first formal public addresses since his recent retirement as Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Dr Ben S. Bernanke addressed delegates as the keynote speaker at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit. In a one-on-one Q&A session, Discovery CEO Adrian Gore posed a series of questions, including questions submitted by renowned South African economists.
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2014 14:42 GMT
Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel called for South Africans to play an active role in the development of their country, at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Wednesday.
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2014 12:56 GMT
Leading South African entrepreneurs offered diverse views and advice for start-ups and established businesses on Wednesday at the 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg.
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...