Covid-19 exposed our inequalities, the protests just deepened them


POSTED ON: July 20, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The implications for rural and township economies, where the bulk of the damage was incurred due to recent unrest, looting and destruction to property, will be far reaching.

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The cost of the economic damage will be borne by the most vulnerable


POSTED ON: July 19, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The cost of the economic carnage in KZN and Gauteng will be carried by the most vulnerable segments of South African society.

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Difficult week, but South African institutions endure


POSTED ON: July 13, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The rule of law took precedence over political prudence. No-one can display the contempt of court that Zuma did without expecting consequences.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 12 July 2021


POSTED ON: July 12, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence has had a shot in the arm from several directions at once. The arrest Jacob Zuma and improvements in vaccination rates are some of the reasons why.

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Treasury has some space to support businesses and workers


POSTED ON: July 5, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The state should consider providing further social support for the vast majority of South Africans who aren’t as shielded from the economic strain caused by these unavoidable lockdowns.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 5 July 2021


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By Busi Mavuso

The business sector is a national asset. Government needs to work with it to ensure it is not unnecessarily damaged.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter 28 June 2021


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I agree with the president that the measures taken reflect strong efforts to minimise the impact on the economy, with most businesses able to continue at full capacity.

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CEO’s weekly 21 June 2021


POSTED ON: June 21, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Last week South African business lost one of its giants. Jabu Mabuza helped business find its voice at the height of state capture.

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Media statement: Big business mourns the loss of Dr Jabu Mabuza


POSTED ON: June 16, 2021 IN by Admin

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that BLSA learnt of the passing of its former Chairperson, Dr Jabu Mabuza. He passed away earlier this evening following complications due to Covid-19.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 7 June 2021


POSTED ON: June 7, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

One area the economic reconstruction and recovery plan is clear on is energy security. As our economy reels from more devastating load-shedding, the urgency of this is ever more apparent.

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