Coronavirus | Discovery and Vodacom roll out free screening

2020-04-01 15:39

Discovery and Vodacom announced they will be funding virtual doctor’s consultations and facilitating referrals to laboratories where needed.

Discovery's Adrian Gore denies penning viral coronavirus letter to employees

2020-03-16 10:40

A letter being distributed on WhatsApp attributed to Adrian Gore, CEO of Discovery, in which he seemingly shares his thoughts on the novel coronavirus, is not written by him.

INFOGRAPHIC: Budget 2020 at a glance

2020-02-27 14:21

A look back at the Budget 2020 in an infographic.

Discovery Bank: How far has it come?

2020-02-24 06:04

In the six months following its launch, Discovery Bank attracted 78 000 customers, with a collective 180 000 active accounts. However, with a target of opening at least 500 000 active accounts, Discovery Bank still has a long way to go, and analysts say its pace has been slow.

UK woes and new investments to weigh on Discovery's profits

2020-02-17 22:02

Discovery expects its normalised profit the six months to December to shrink by between 5% and 10% compared to the R3.8bn reported in December 2018.

OPINION: Dear Adrian Gore, optimism is not enough

2020-01-28 17:59

Hoping that 'our biological clock will kick in' and 'the market will drive change' is unrealistic when faced with the reality of incremental change, says Tracey Davies.

Glitch 'wiped out' Discovery Bank clients' balances to R0.00

2020-01-07 11:07

A "limited number" of Discovery Bank clients were affected on Friday evening.

Discovery to launch new international business headed by Broomberg

2019-12-02 18:16

Discovery Health – the country's largest administrator of medical schemes – is establishing an international business to cash in on the rising demand for health insurance.

Discovery Health won't challenge Health Market Inquiry findings, says CEO

2019-10-04 13:24

Discovery Health's CEO says the company will not appeal the findings of the five-year probe into private healthcare carried out by the Competition Commission.

Thabo Mbeki Foundation unveils report to prepare schoolkids for 4IR

2019-09-08 13:24

The report was unveiled at an event organised by Discovery Business Insurance and entrepreneurship learning platform Heavy Chef in Cape Town on Thursday evening. The report includes 50 schools across the country where digital learning solutions were piloted.


Vitality unlocks additional adjustments to its wellness programme to encourage South Africans to stay healthy and rewarded while at home

2020-03-30 10:54

In support of our President’s call for our nation to heighten collective efforts in curbing the spread of COVID-19 by staying at home, Discovery Vitality is adjusting its wellness offering to members to encourage healthier choices during this 21-day period.

Australian bushfires hit earnings of OUTsurance majority shareholder RMI

2020-03-12 18:02

Rand Merchant Holdings, which is a majority stakeholder of OUTSurance reported a 14% decline in headline earnings per share for the six months ended 31 December 2019.

What healthy finances can do for your mental health

2020-02-25 14:58

What does the health of your bank balance do to your brain and your body? The obvious answer is that if you have your ducks in a row, your heart and head can rest easy.

We’re taking short-term pain to build a bigger Discovery, says Gore

2020-02-22 07:15

Discovery spent R1bn on new initiatives in the six months alone.

Change in responsibilities of Discovery director Hylton Kallner

2020-01-29 21:12

Hylton Kallner, current CEO of Discovery Life, will assume the role of CEO of Discovery's South African operations.

High stakes for Discovery Life as Vitality rewards change

2020-01-27 13:42

The Discovery Life business heavily integrated with Vitality with over 80% of its customers also members of the reward programme.

Discovery's Adrian Gore: We can grow health insurance business abroad

2019-12-07 15:12

Discovery Group CEO Adrian Gore says its three health businesses have made progress, and there are major growth opportunities for health insurance.

Discovery Channel open to more DStv subscribers this month

2019-10-12 11:20

DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers are in for a big treat this month as Discovery Channel (DStv 121) has an open window allowing them to access the channel.

More medical scheme pain: Bonitas joins Discovery with hefty price hike

2019-09-18 17:56

On average, monthly contributions for Bonitas will increase by 9.9%.

HGTV’s 'Flip or Flop' star Tarek El Moussa has help for your house

2019-08-01 07:50

Tarek El Moussa is the presenter of 'Flip or Flop' on the HGTV Channel (DStv 177) that recently launched in South Africa, and he loves some "demo" work – nope, not "demonstration" but demolition".

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