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Media release: BACSA supports SAPS task teams


POSTED ON: July 6, 2022 IN by Admin

To date, 39 cases have been reported on the BACSA information-sharing site.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Government may finally have seen the light on energy crisis


POSTED ON: July 5, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

According to Eskom, SA needs to create 50GW-60GW of new generation capacity by 2035.

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BLSA CEO’s Letter – 04 July 2022


POSTED ON: July 4, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

We must diversify the sources of electricity in South Africa.

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Media Statement: BLSA together with Matla a Bana help fight GBV


POSTED ON: July 1, 2022 IN by Admin

BLSA has partnered with Matla a Bana – an NGO that fights GBV and creates child-friendly reporting facilities at police stations, courts and hospitals.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Govt can act now on Zondo’s advice, and there’s no room to fail


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By Busisiwe Mavuso

The allocation of resources will be a litmus test of how seriously government is taking the Zondo report.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Prosecutions should follow publication of Zondo report


POSTED ON: June 28, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Publication of the full Zondo report is only the first step.

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BLSA CEO’s Letter – 27 June 2022


POSTED ON: June 27, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

It is a key strategic objective for BLSA to support the prosecuting authorities to succeed.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Lack of infrastructure maintenance a leading cause of SA’s water crisis


POSTED ON: June 24, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Underspending on infrastructure affects not only water supply but infrastructure for all SA’s network industries

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Media release: BLSA welcomes the handover of the final parts of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture Report


POSTED ON: June 23, 2022 IN by Admin

Corruption comes at a high price to business and the economy.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Shock reports on municipalities point to folly of cadre system


POSTED ON: June 21, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Many municipalities commit a direct act of corruption when residents pay their electricity and water accounts but the officials do not pay that money over to Eskom and the water boards.

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BLSA CEO’s Letter – 20 June 2022


POSTED ON: June 20, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

There is nothing normal about the fact that 65% of youth aged 15-24 were unemployed in the first quarter.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Cargo truck hijackings, railway lines and cable theft set back important reforms


POSTED ON: June 17, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Over 250 people had been prosecuted and convicted of crimes related to tampering with essential infrastructure

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Comair downed by competition, but no such pressure on Transnet


POSTED ON: June 14, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busiswe Mavuso

Comair’s demise after more than six decades of operation reflects the harshness of the competitive nature of the free market.

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BLSA CEO’s Letter – 12 June 2022


POSTED ON: June 13, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
The challenge is to ensure all collaborators have sufficient capacity to engage and plan for joint action

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Busisiwe Mavuso| Reserve Bank warns that risk of FATF grey listing is high


POSTED ON: June 10, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
Apart from the increased costs of international transactions, the country’s reputation would take a battering.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: SA needs Chinese-like commitment to its development plan


POSTED ON: June 7, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Quality education enabled individuals to fulfil their potential while a reliable energy supply was a prerequisite for economic growth.

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BLSA CEO’s Letter – 06 June 2022


POSTED ON: June 6, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busiswe Mavuso

BLSA looks forward to more work with the police and communities to improve SA’s fight against crime.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | State capture: Join the dots, find the money


POSTED ON: June 3, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
Tracking the money down is important but difficult.

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Press release: BLSA and partners offer Nelson Mandela Bay drought solutions


POSTED ON: May 31, 2022 IN by Admin

TAMDEV is conceptualised as giving institutional form to a collaboration between government and business.

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Press release: Giving entrepreneurs the necessary capacity


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22 On Sloane aims to assist approximately 100 entrepreneurs through the Capacity Building Programme.

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Press Release: Offering SMMEs affordable funding


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Enterpriseroom is dedicated to achieving socioeconomic transformation by starting, sustaining, growing and developing small and medium-sized businesses.

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Press Release: BLSA and partners help address unemployment


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A total of 364 students have completed their training and 260 have been placed in various jobs.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Upgraded credit rating by S&P Global boosts SA’s allure to investors


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By Busiswe Mavuso
Thanks to rising commodity prices and the improved debt outlook SA has been popular among global investors.

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BLSA CEO’s Letter – 30 May 2022


POSTED ON: May 30, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
The global commodity price shock has been a dose of good luck.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Act against those who sabotage our economy and livelihoods


POSTED ON: May 27, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

We are facing a national crisis and every act designed to destabilise supply is an act of treason.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Fighting inflation is a pro-poor intervention


POSTED ON: May 24, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Our government is facing a tough situation, but it’s one that would be far more manageable had our economy been in a stronger position today.

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BLSA CEO Letter – 23 May 2022


POSTED ON: May 23, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

BLSA is not a single entity that can be called “business”. There is no such thing.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Small businesses could be creating millions of jobs in SA, so why aren’t they?


POSTED ON: May 20, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The sooner all these reforms are implemented and the economy is functioning efficiently, the sooner we will have an environment that is conducive for businesses of all sizes to grow.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Mining Indaba shows Mantashe has to get cracking


POSTED ON: May 17, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The lack of investment in the mining sector reflects investor concerns over persistent regulatory uncertainty.

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BLSA CEO Letter – 16 May 2022


POSTED ON: May 16, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The private sector is going to be largely responsible for generating and selling electricity.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | We need more private sector involvement to help govt solve SA’s problems


POSTED ON: May 13, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The more that government brings in the private sector to help tackle such problems, the quicker they will be resolved.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Pushing back financial close for renewable energy bids is fatal


POSTED ON: May 10, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

SA cannot afford to suffer further delays to getting new energy on grid.

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BLSA CEO’s Newsletter – 09 May 2022


POSTED ON: May 9, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Real progress is happening and it is taking us towards a far better environment for business and the public.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | 3 levers SA needs to pull to rebuild confidence and rejuvenate our economy


POSTED ON: May 6, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
How we act in the short term is important in terms of determining the type of society we are to become.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: State capture report shows how cadre deployment wrecked SA


POSTED ON: May 4, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
In his latest report, Zondo also makes it clear that it should be a crime for government officials not to do their due diligence.

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BLSA CEO’s Newsletter – 03 May 2022


POSTED ON: May 3, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The responsibility of employers is clear: they have to protect the health and safety of their employees.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | The public-private partnership model will be crucial in upgrading SA’s ports


POSTED ON: April 29, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
Today we have a situation where ships are spending days or weeks lying at anchor before they can be processed at our ports. This affects businesses across the port logistics supply chains who experience significant delays as well as financial losses.  

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: State of water and wastewater treatment is sliding deeper into the dwang


POSTED ON: April 26, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Putting the health of our citizens at risk and jeopardising the security of the country’s clean water supply is a serious crime.

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BLSA CEO’s Newsletter – 25 April 2022


POSTED ON: April 25, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

There were clear missteps that we have learned from. That learning must be fully absorbed into how we use the new regulations to deal with the pandemic.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Time for SA to increase its investment in climate adaptation measures


POSTED ON: April 22, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

With more climate crises on the horizon, it’s time for our country to increase its investment in climate adaptation measures.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Why education must be at the core of everything we do


POSTED ON: February 17, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The overall objective is to equip every school leaver with the ability to integrate into society with skills that make them directly employable

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