BLSA CEO’s weekly letter -11 August


POSTED ON: August 11, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA Breweries, Heineken and Consol Glass have frozen R13bn of investment. But that doesn’t begin to reflect how much investment we’re losing.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly 3 August


POSTED ON: August 3, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The time for talking is done. We must now become obsessed with implementation – it’s the only thing that matters.

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BLSA CEO’s Weekly – 27 July


POSTED ON: July 27, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Scenes of police using water cannons against protesting restaurant workers in Cape Town were shocking. People have a right to protest.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 20 July


POSTED ON: July 20, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The need for transparency increases dramatically especially when lockdown decisions could destroy the livelihoods of millions of citizens, as the alcohol ban does.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 13 July


POSTED ON: July 12, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The impact of the Covid-19 crisis is becoming ever clearer: business confidence is record low; over 1-million jobs have been lost; and the Reserve Bank is forecasting that GDP will fall by 33% in Q2 of 2020.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 6 July 2020


POSTED ON: July 6, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

An important background issue to get right as we face the Covid-19 crisis is that business and government must work together, while understanding our different functions.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 29 June


POSTED ON: June 29, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As we gear up to drive an economic recovery, the downgrades of the Industrial Development Corporation and the Development Bank of Southern Africa make it more difficult for the two institutions to fund investment to support the economy.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 22 June


POSTED ON: June 22, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We applaud the NPA for the arrests of suspects linked to the looting of VBS Bank and offer our full support as it pursues justice.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 15 June


POSTED ON: June 15, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As South Africa thinks about the economic recovery post the coronavirus crisis, shattered business confidence should have us worried.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 8 June


POSTED ON: June 8, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Whatever courts find on lockdown details, there is no doubt that social distancing and health protocols work and must be in place.

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