Vaccination passports the only practical way to keep our economy functioning


POSTED ON: December 2, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Thankfully, government didn’t hit the panic button in response to the sudden outbreak of the Omicron variant and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment on Sunday to charting a course for mandatory vaccinations where appropriate is an important step in our war against the virus.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 29 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 29, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Clearly the fight against this pandemic is far from over. We need to fight it on the health front, but we also need to fight the economic consequences it inflicts.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 22 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 22, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The medium-term budget policy statement two weeks ago showed more evidence that debt is being brought under control and that Treasury is keeping a firm hand on spending. This is all the more important because the calls for Treasury to open the taps, particularly on welfare spending, have been loud and incessant.

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Godongwana sets example for strong fiscal discipline


POSTED ON: November 15, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

On behalf of Business Leadership SA, I congratulate finance minister Godongwana for delivering a credible and disciplined first #MTBPS2021 in parliament.

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We’re ready for another bold move, Mr President


POSTED ON: October 19, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The IMF’s medium-term forecasts have alarming implications for our unemployment situation.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 18 October 2021


POSTED ON: October 18, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We have 27% of our adult population fully vaccinated including 53% of those over 60, but need to reach 60%-70% to minimise the impact of the virus.

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State should use timely budget surplus boon to accelerate reform


POSTED ON: October 4, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi mavuso

The news of the surplus is positive and more importantly, it helps regain some credibility in markets for a Treasury that has taken a knock in recent years.

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COP26 offers a chance for President Ramaphosa to sell SA as an investment destination


POSTED ON: September 27, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

COP26 is a chance for President Cyril Ramaphosa to put SA back on the global map as a green investment destination and is also a chance to kickstart his much-vaunted infrastructure plans.

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BLSA CEO’s letter -13 September 2021


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

By Busi Mavuso

Following the July unrest, many business leaders want to rebuild, but they cannot do it without a sense that government and the rest of the country has their back.

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Join the dots between cadre deployment and state capture


POSTED ON: August 17, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Putting the right people in the right jobs is critical for success. This is tougher in politics, where success is much harder to define, than for businesses.

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