By Busisiwe Mavuso
Patronage and corruption exist in other states too, so SA is not alone in having a crippled public service – but that is no excuse for complacency.
With a cabinet reshuffle being imminent, BLSA hopes leaders are appointed who are fully committed to resolving the problems that are holding up progress.
Despite the lack of any major breakthrough announced by Necom, promises of the end of loadshedding are coming thick and fast with elections looming next year.
Climate-resilient infrastructure needs to become embedded into SA’s infrastructure development.
While we tend to focus on our own problems, the WEF provides a clear lesson on the global context in which we find ourselves.
There are many legacy issues that remain unresolved while new problems keep arising, demanding priority status.
Business will keep pushing hard for policies we believe are in the best interests of the economy and all South Africans.
We must make clear to the world that the project of rebuilding institutions is working.
The economy is too fragile for the country to withstand any further misgovernance.
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