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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The business sector is a national asset. Government needs to work with it to ensure it is not unnecessarily damaged.
It is unnecessary to shake the foundations of the country by changing Section 25 of the constitution.
The corporatisation of the Transnet National Ports Authority by President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet another positive step in restructuring our SOEs.
President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to keep investment drive while striking tough balancing act in pandemic response.
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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