Vitality members can now save 20% on padel bookings
Vitality members can now get an upfront 20% discount on court bookings with the ability to book up to four weeks in advance at over 100 padel courts around the country.
Discovery donates 15,000 balls to support sports development at local schools
Discovery and its clients donated 10 000 netballs and 5 000 rugby balls to non-profit sports development organisations who work with schools across South Africa.
Discovery Bank SpendTrend Rugby World Cup 2023 edition: increased takeout and match day spend
Discovery Bank today revealed Rugby World Cup 2023 insights, which explored how this major world sporting event impacted the spending habits of its clients between 1 September and 28 October 2023 – in France and back home in SA.
Discovery Bank launches TapToGive virtual card campaign to support sports development in South Africa
Discovery Bank today announced the launch of a unique virtual card campaign to help promote sports development locally and showcase their advanced digital payment functionality.
Discovery’s Vitality Run Series extends to George, Gqeberha and Plettenberg Bay
Discovery Vitality is excited to announce that its popular Vitality Run Series is extending to Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape, and George and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, with three new races this year.
Vitality Health International announces a partnership with Goodbye Malaria
With World Malaria Day on 25 April, Vitality Health International, an innovative health insurer that rewards healthy living for employees in the rest of Africa (and owned by Discovery Group), has announced a partnership with social benefit organisation, Goodbye Malaria, to reduce the high incidence of malaria, a disease that is still taking an unrelenting toll on human health in Africa.
Cogence brings BlackRock to South Africa - A relationship that gives SA financial advisers access to the global investment universe
Johannesburg 22 March 2023: Discovery Chief Executive Adrian Gore hosted BlackRock's EMEA Head, Stephen Cohen, in a virtual examination of the current state of markets, the importance of innovation and the principles underscoring the phenomenal growth of Discovery and BlackRock. The success of these organisations prefaced a discussion on how BlackRock’s expertise in global investment and Aladdin W
The Future of life insurance. NOW.
Today Discovery Life announced the launch of Discovery Life Plan 3.0, a fully digitised customer experience that will become available from 17 March 2023. This new Life Plan is designed to provide clients with access to the most comprehensive suite of risk protection benefits, and experience them, simply and powerfully on the face of their mobile phone. This follows two decades of innovation in bu
Discovery brings padel centre court – spectators invited to international tournament in Cape Town
Discovery Limited is excited to be part of this week’s A1 Padel Master 2023 taking place at the Camps Bay Sports club in Cape Town from 13 February 2023 to 19 February 2023.
Discovery teams up with Netball SA as Official Wellness Partner to the SPAR Proteas and announces Vitality’s title sponsorship of the Netball World Cup 2023
Discovery today announced a partnership with Netball SA as Official Wellness Partner to the national netball team, the SPAR Proteas. The three-year sponsorship will see Discovery playing a leading role in the team’s holistic wellbeing – including their physical, mental and financial wellness.
Eyes on the horizon as turmoil turns to hope: A view of the markets for 2023
Johannesburg, 31 January 2023 – Off the back of a tumultuous year for investors, 2023 is set to be one that marks the dawn of a new global market regime, requiring a new investment playbook. The following outlook is provided by Discovery Invest and its partners, Ninety-One, BlackRock, and Goldman Sachs (GSAM) – world leaders in asset management.
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Cyclists set to enjoy a safer ride thanks to the Pothole Patrol
On Saturday the 21 January and Sunday 22 January, more than 400 cyclists will be taking part in the 2023 Gauteng Provincial Road and TT Champs starting and finishing at the Sterkfontein Caves in The Cradle of Humankind – a well-known ride venue in the Muldersdrift area that offers cyclists some scenic relief from the hustle and bustle of the city.
As captivating as places like these are in Sou
The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 on health and mortality
While the worst appears to be behind us in terms of the climbing infections, high death rates and the economic impact of the global coronavirus outbreak, deaths due to cardio-metabolic (heart and nervous system) and cancer-related conditions are now strikingly high in this post-COVID world. This is according to annual Group Risk claims data released by Discovery Employee Benefits.
Vitality Health International is making waves in Africa
Translations available in French, Arabic and Portuguese – view lower down. Since its launch in January 2022, Vitality Health International has been gaining momentum in bringing health insurance that rewards healthy living to employer groups in the rest of Africa.
The 19th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s favourite football festival ready for kickoff
The 19th edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 1-23 December 2022. Whilst the men’s category is full, some spaces remain for the u17 and women’s categories. Teams are encouraged to urgently secure their spots into Soweto’s number 1 diski challenge. Entries close on 30 November 2022.
Discovery and the South African Football Associati
Starting trips before 7am saves time, men are better at braking smoothly, and women stay within speed limits, says new driving trends data
New driving trends data released today reveals that people can save between 13% and 14% of their commuting time on their trips if they choose to start driving before 7am or after 8am. The data also highlights that men brake more smoothly and tend to use their cellphones less often than women when driving, while women are better at taking corners and staying within the speed limit.
The number of people in South Africa without a will is concerning, finds survey
A recent client survey conducted by Discovery Life reveals that, while 98% of respondents believe that having a will is important, almost a third of the participants conceded that they do not have a will in place (31%). With 12 to 16 September being National Wills Week in South Africa, the time is now to get a will drafted, especially if you have loved ones who are dependent on you for income and
Inaugural Vitality Gym Series kicks off on 3 September 2022
Discovery Vitality today launched the first ever Vitality Gym Series, in which participants can compete in functional bodyweight exercise challenges, for a chance to win a share of R160,000 in prizes. The challenge is open to anyone, participants needn't be members of Vitality or have a gym membership.
South African women need more income protection cover – and continue to see the value of cover for cancers
Johannesburg, 10 August 2022: Every year, in August, South Africa marks Women’s Day and Discovery Life undertakes to reflect on its efforts to close the gendered insurance gap in our country. In 2019, ASISA conducted a gap study which found that women have an insurance gap of nearly R15 trillion. An analysis of Discovery Life’s 2021 claims data shows that while women hold 47% of all life polic
Road to Sun City gets a plug from the Pothole Patrol
Thanks to The Pothole Patrol, business and leisure travellers from Gauteng will no longer have to navigate potholes when they travel to Sun City for holidays or to attend business events.
The innovative initiative is a partnership between the City of Johannesburg, Discovery Insure and Dialdirect Insurance. In its first year alone, it repaired over 100 000 potholes in Johannesburg.
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