Fuel price increases cost South Africans more than we think, shows Discovery Insure’s new Drive Trends data
Discovery Insure’s latest Drive Trends Report reveals that fuel price hikes have implications on South Africans’ daily lives. Many consumers are spending more at the pump than they used to but getting fewer litres of fuel in total.
100% safe driving record achieved by 2023 drivers of scholar transport programme
661 drivers in 2023 safely transported 13 000 children to and from school, upholding the programme’s excellent track-record of zero crashes since inception
A total of R250 000 awarded to the best drivers this year
Cape Town, 30 November 2023 - The Discovery Safe Journey to School (DSJTS) programme recognised the outstanding scholar drivers of 2023 at the annual Excellent Driving Performers Aw
20th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge Kicks Off
Discovery and the South African Football Association (SAFA) will host the 20th edition of the Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge from 1-23 December 2023.
Vitality Health International’s inaugural V-Talk session ignites critical conversations about malaria: a preventable and treatable disease
Vitality Health International launched its inaugural V-Talk panel discussion last week with the aim of addressing critical health, wellness and economic challenges facing the African continent.
In the V-Talk series, leading experts are invited to identify and implement innovative healthcare solutions that protect, enhance and save lives across the African continent.
The inaugural V-Talk fo
Cogence appoints its first CEO and expands its presence to four investment platforms
South Africa’s first truly global discretionary fund manager (DFM), Cogence, announces Jonel Matthee-Ferreira at its first Chief Executive Officer effective 2 January 2024. Cogence is the first South African DFM making leading global fund research and insights available to local advisers through a powerful collaboration with BlackRock, Discovery and RisCura.
Discovery posts strong full-year operating results; Discovery Bank progressing excellently
Discovery announces annual results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2023
Discovery Life unpacks the hidden costs of winding up a deceased estate
Even though just over 40% of South Africans have funeral cover, only one in 10 South African consumers has life insurance. If the deceased’s estate has a cash shortfall, the funeral and immediate costs may be taken care of, but there are no backup funds available to pay for winding up the estate itself.
Discovery Life making strides in closing the insurance gap
There are multiple trends that compound to create a more complex financial planning environment for women. Because of persistent socio-economic inequality, women face a large insurance gap. With this context in mind, Discovery Life has built life insurance products which specifically cater to these challenges and risks.
Professor Salome Maswime wins Clinician-Scientist Award
Johannesburg, 27 July 2023: Discovery Foundation is pleased to learn that its recipient and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) fellow, Professor Salome Maswime, received the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) - South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) Clinician-Physician Award. This award was for her contribution in the field of Global Surgery in Africa. The accolade recognised h
Pothole Patrol takes on a new partnership that’s geared to continue making a marked difference for all South African road users
Johannesburg, 29 June 2023: Today Discovery Insure and Avis Southern Africa announced a partnership to support the Discovery Pothole Patrol in Johannesburg. The partnership will see the two companies working together to identify and repair potholes on major roads in the city.
Pothole Patrol was initially launched in May 2021 to support the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) and the City of Johann
Discovery announces strong half-year performance, with significant progress in growth of its new businesses
Discovery's strong half-year performance reflects the efficacy of the Vitality shared-value model, despite specific macro-economic challenges across each of its three composites, South Africa, United Kingdom and Vitality Global.
Clicks, Discovery Health and Auto & General Insurance announce Flexicare for consumers – new affordable private healthcare cover
Discovery Health, Clicks and Auto & General Insurance have partnered to create an innovative health insurance product for South Africans that provides reasonably priced private day-to-day healthcare cover through the Clicks retail network – Flexicare.
The Flexicare offering has been available since 2018 to the retail sector and corporate employers to provide affordable healthcare cover for