MEDIA STATEMENT: A realistic budget – commendable in an election year


POSTED ON: February 21, 2024 IN by Admin

BLSA congratulates Minister Godongwana for a solid budget with a realistic approach to addressing the country’s core problems while maintaining a credible path to reducing our sovereign debt.

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BLSA CEO’s Newsletter – 19 February 2024


POSTED ON: February 18, 2024 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The financial predicament of Transnet and Eskom continues to be a serious issue for their performance. We have seen a great deal of public money put into them (as well as other state-owned entities) and yet their performance continues to be weak.

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CEO’s Weekly Newsletter – 12 February 2024


POSTED ON: February 11, 2024 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

While some regulatory reforms have eased the burden on business, it has overall been getting harder to run companies in South Africa.

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MEDIA STATEMENT: Progress rightly recognised but focus needs to be on eliminating the core challenges facing the country


POSTED ON: February 8, 2024 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Business wanted clear indications of how blockages will be overcome to improve confidence that reform momentum will be maintained.

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MEDIA STATEMENT: New BACSA to become a unified, powerful force for Business to collaborate with Government in the fight against crime and corruption


POSTED ON: February 4, 2024 IN by Admin

BACSA operated as a division of Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) since 1 June 2020 until recently, but has now been established as a separate legal entity following BLSA board approval. This paves the way for BACSA to become the primary point of contact for the Government’s interaction with B4SA’s Crime and Corruption focal area.

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CEO’s Weekly Newsletter – 5 February 2024


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By Busisiwe Mavuso

An election year obviously adds a dynamic to Sona. Business’s main interest is in supporting economic growth, and slogans do not deliver it. We need the hard work of reform implementation to continue.

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CEO’s Weekly Newsletter – 29 January 2024


POSTED ON: January 28, 2024 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso
National Treasury estimates the economic cost of rail inefficiency last year was about 5.5% of GDP. This has hit the mining industry hard.

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CEO’s Weekly Newsletter – 22 January 2024


POSTED ON: January 21, 2024 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

We do have a positive trajectory to show, underpinned by a good relationship between government and business focused on overcoming the barriers we face.

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CEO’s Weekly Newsletter – 15 January 2024


POSTED ON: January 14, 2024 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

It is critical that we maintain momentum in our reform partnership, delivering on agreed priorities while election season unfolds.

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E2 Safer Festive Season: Hijackings


POSTED ON: December 12, 2023 IN by Admin

During the second quarter of 2023 the provinces most affected by hijackings were KwaZulu- Natal, Gauteng and the Western Cape.

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