Over 10 000 Road Defects Fixed by the Pothole Patrol
Since its launch in May, steady progress is being made by The Pothole Patrol project, with over 2 500 potholes filled.Commenting on the journey so far, Anneli Retief, Head of Dialdirect says: “We are pleased with the progress and difference made to date, but road conditions are a lot worse than we thought. We are repairing much bigger, deeper and more severe crevices and holes that occur as a r
CTICC mass Vaccination Centre of Hope opens on Wednesday 7 July, and will administer 750 000 vaccinations by December
Today, the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town and Discovery Health conducted an oversight visit at the Cape Town International Convention Centre mass Vaccination Centre of Hope to check on its preparation ahead of its activation tomorrow. Between July and December this year, this mass vaccination centre is expected to administer over 750 000 vaccinations in Cape Town, playing a critica
Discovery Health’s mass vaccination site at Gallagher Convention Center adds significant capacity to accelerate the national vaccination rollout
JOHANNESBURG 02 July 2021 - Discovery Health is delighted to open its sixth Covid-19 vaccination site to-date at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. With the capacity to deliver 3 800 vaccinations per day to the 3.5 million residents within close proximity of Midrand, the site is one of the largest vaccination centers countrywide and includes more than 48 full-time vaccinators an
Springbok stars Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am named Discovery Vitality Ambassadors
JOHANNESBURG, 30 June 2021 – Discovery is proud to announce Springboks Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am as Discovery Vitality Ambassadors. The duo are responsible for making Springbok history with an exhilarating 66th-minute try in the 2019 Rugby World Cup final. It was the first try of the game, that led to the team being crowned victorius World Cup champions – and the Springbok’s first-ever try
Discovery wins at the Efma–Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2021
Discovery took home Gold in the Core Insurance Transformation category and Silver in the Global Innovator category at the Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards. The virtual ceremony showcased the best examples of insurance innovations across the globe.
Discovery Insure celebrates 10 years of business and rewards valued at R1 billion paid to clients
June 2021 marks the 10-year anniversary of Discovery Insure. 10 years of driving innovation in the industry and 10 years of an ambition to create a nation of great drivers.
Discovery Insure, Dialdirect and City of Joburg partner to fix potholes
Johannesburg, 30 April 2021 – The City of Joburg, Dialdirect Insurance and Discovery Insure today announced the launch of the Pothole Patrol, a partnership to manage the repair of potholes throughout Johannesburg, in a unique data driven initiative designed to make roads safer for all residents.
Discovery Vitality’s new Nike benefit is now live
With the new benefit, members can now save 25% upfront on a wide range of sports gear and equipment and fitness devices at Sportsmans Warehouse and Totalsports. And Vitality and Discovery Bank clients can save up to 75% upfront on qualifying fitness devices and Nike performance footwear and apparel at Sportsmans Warehouse, Totalsports and Nike stores (excluding Nike Factory stores and Nike.com).
New Discovery Business Insurance features address the bespoke needs of businesses, with up to 40% savings on premium for managing a fleet well
Discovery Business Insurance has launched four new bespoke products tailored to the specific needs of restaurant owners, healthcare professionals, lawyers and accountants, as well as heavy commercial vehicle operators
How changing bank accounts can lead to greater financial resilience for South Africans
A shared-value banking model considers individual financial behaviours to understand how financially healthy clients are
Tennis Paralympian Kgothatso Montjane named Discovery Vitality Ambassador
Discovery is proud to announce Paralympian Kgothatso ‘KG’ Montjane as Discovery Vitality Ambassador.
Active, Healthy Kids now Get Rewarded with Vitality Active Rewards for Kids
Kids can now get rewarded and earn Discovery Miles for successfully completing age-appropriate challenges that reinforce healthy behaviour in four key areas; healthy eating, physical activity, digital awareness, and other crucial activities such as dental care and sleep hygiene.
Discovery Vitality announces new partnership with Strava, the social platform for athletes
Vitality members can earn Vitality points using their Strava app, and Strava becomes the new home of the Team Vitality Community.
Vitality calls on every South African to run for their country and by doing so, help vaccinate children
Global, free-to-enter running competition open to all South Africans launches in Johannesburg, led by Wayde van Niekerk, and around the world in 180 countries. In partnership with UNICEF, Vitality aims to vaccinate one million children against deadly diseases, by donating vaccines on behalf of participants who complete their weekly runs.
Get moving Joburg – the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run is here!
Johannesburg, South Africa: Joburg’s hippest race – the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run promises to get people moving in more ways than one. The race – and after party with live music from SA’s top DJs – is set to light up the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, 30 May 2020.
Get moving KZN – The Vitality Run Series is here!
Vitality is turning KwaZulu-Natal orange. For the first time ever, the Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) will partner with the city’s iconic races to get more citizens onto their streets.
The Vitality Running World Cup is off the starting blocks
Discovery Vitality today announced that registration is open for the Vitality Running World Cup, the annual, free-to-enter, knockout running competition gives both active and inactive people the opportunity to Move More. Taking place in 180 countries, from 5 March to 5 April 2020, the Vitality Running World Cup will allow countries to compete against each other for top spot.
Cyclists took to the road for the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg
The streets of Johannesburg were awash with enthusiastic cyclists who rode à bloc in Joburg’s iconic and most-loved cycling event. This year’s event attracted roughly 23, 000 cyclists as well as 20 000 eager supporters. The Discovery 947 Ride Joburg is the world’s second-largest timed cycling race and features cyclists ranging from beginner to elite every year.
Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world
• Vitality Running World Cup starts in March 2020 • The global challenge will enable people to run for their country alongside national teams captained by Olympic Gold medallists Usain Bolt, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Wayde van Niekerk • Forms part of Vitality’s commitment to get 100m people 20% more physically active by 2025 – and address the pressing global issue of inactivity
Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year
• Vitality and RAND Europe publish a ground-breaking, global study on the economic impact of physical inactivity • The 23-country study assesses how different physical activity improvement scenarios may affect the economy of countries up to 2050, and shows the significant influence of regular exercise on economic growth, workforce productivity and life expectancy