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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BLSA CEO’s letter – 19 July 2021


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By Busi Mavuso

The president’s speech on Friday evening, flanked by the heads of the police and army, was the right message to convey to the public.

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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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Structural reform: A section 25 change is not a necessary step in addressing land reform


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It is unnecessary to shake the foundations of the country by changing Section 25 of the constitution.

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Another positive economic reform in the corporatisation of Transnet ports authority


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By Busi Mavuso

The corporatisation of the Transnet National Ports Authority by President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet another positive step in restructuring our SOEs.

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President needs to keep investment drive while striking tough balancing act in pandemic response  


POSTED ON: June 21, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to keep investment drive while striking tough balancing act in pandemic response.

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CEO’s weekly 21 June 2021


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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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