Implementation remains key


POSTED ON: October 19, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The president’s plan reflects many of the issues that BLSA has repeatedly highlighted that are constraining growth. These have now been made priorities.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 19 October


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By Busi Mavuso

The economic recovery plan does a good job of setting out the issues that are constraining the economy, from lack of infrastructure to visa rules. This is good progress.

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Recovery plan is positive but has some unrealistic expectations


POSTED ON: October 15, 2020 IN , by Admin

There are lots of positive elements in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan. However, it must be seen as more as a starting point.

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Urgency, execution key to attracting investors


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By Busi Mavuso

We will be watching the president’s economic recovery plan closely as it could set us on a higher growth trajectory if it encompasses structural reforms.

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Lack of trust in business cannot continue if we want a recovery


POSTED ON: October 13, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Business is an important player in the social fabric of the country and is as invested as the state, labour and civil society in creating an enabling environment for growth.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter 12 October


POSTED ON: October 12, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The medium-term budget policy statement is the first real test of the credibility of government’s commitment to fix our national finances.

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Implementation, implementation


POSTED ON: October 8, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We need a sense of urgency in the implementation of the recovery plan.

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Corruption arrests: A show of teeth and a boost of confidence


POSTED ON: October 6, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Arrests of those associated with state capture is an initial, but significant, milestone in rebuilding faith in SA and its economy,

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Less talk, more action needed on land issue


POSTED ON: October 5, 2020 IN by BLSA

By Tebele Luthuli
The land issue in South Africa has not grown less important despite the seeming lack of focus on it at the moment.

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Restaurants and taverns traded in alcohol despite the bans


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By Tebele Luthuli

Coverage and public discourse focus mostly on PPE tender corruption but little has been said about new waves of organised crime during lockdown.

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