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Discovery, South Africa’s third-largest insurer by market value, said it has set up a partnership with Japan’s Sumitomo Life Insurance Co and SoftBank Group to develop and introduce products for the world’s third-largest economy. Discovery’s

Discovery has announced a third change to the way it allocates points to members of its Vitality Active Rewards programme inside its first year. The programme, first piloted in the UK before being launched in South Africa last September, is simple

The private sector has set aside R1,5bn to help small and medium enterprises survive the tough economic climate. The announcement was made CEO of Discovery Adrian Gore during a briefing at the Union Buildings where government, labour

Vitality Active Rewards is a big deal for Discovery. Not only does it offer a way for the insurer to actually keep track of its members’ physical activity for the first time – thanks primarily to wearable devices – it is also a means to

In the latest episode of TalkCentral, podcast hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the latest goings-on at MTN, including the reduced (and then increased again) fine in Nigeria and the unrelated resignation of company stalwart Karel Pienaar

Financial services company Discovery is giving away Apple Watches – but at an exercising cost. The company, which sells health insurance services, announced on Tuesday that it will fund Apple Watch devices in full for Vitality Active Rewards members, if they meet all their weekly fitness goals for 24 months

Insurance group Discovery plans to launch a full-scale retail bank out of its credit card, CEO Adrian Gore said on Thursday. Discovery plans to use around R1,3bn of the R5bn it raised in a recent rights offer

An app, launched in South Africa on Thursday, allows consumers to scan barcodes on packaged food items to get detailed information about the nutritional content. First launched in Australia, the app, called HealthyFood Switch, and which is

Discovery Insure, a sister company of Discovery Health, has signed a deal with US-based Cambridge Mobile Telematics as the South African insurance company seeks to expand its use of technology to monitor clients’ driver behaviour