Discovery reported an 18 per cent drop in headline earnings per share to 347.4 cents a share, dented by the costs of starting a new bank and a large claim. It described the first half as a period of “exceptional growth”, with a “temporary” decline in profits. A fifth of the earnings were reinvested into new growth initiatives. Discovery CEO, Adrian Gore joins CNBC Africa for more.
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