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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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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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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Light at the end of the load shedding tunnel


POSTED ON: June 14, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s move on the licence exemption for electricity generation is highly positive.

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Unemployment reflects the economy’s underlying struggles


POSTED ON: June 9, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Q1 GDP figures provide further evidence of the economy’s rebound from the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic that resulted in our worst economic performance in a century.

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