CEOs newsletter 24 January 2022


POSTED ON: January 24, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

South Africa does not have the luxury of fiscal room to continue to absorb economic losses. We need economic growth to recover as fast as possible.

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Deal decisively with unemployment and poverty


POSTED ON: January 13, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Each reform and each infrastructure project that is actually rolled out will contribute in their own ways to boosting economic growth, and that is the only way to reduce unemployment.

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Business is ready to help turn Zondo report into action


POSTED ON: January 11, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

BLSA fully supports the “overarching” recommendation in Judge Raymond Zondo’s report that a national charter against corruption be adopted by government, the business sector and relevant stakeholders.

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Why we have some good reasons for festive cheer


POSTED ON: December 16, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The country desperately needs positive movements as we head into the holiday season with the fourth wave of Covid infections rising alarmingly quickly and tourism and hospitality businesses already hard hit by the international travel bans.

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Covid, corruption and civil unrest make for another tough year


POSTED ON: December 15, 2021 IN by Admin

President Cyril Ramaphosa got the year off to a good start in setting the right tone in his state of the nation address where he presented his four overriding priorities: defeat Covid; accelerate the economic recovery; accelerate economic reforms to drive inclusive growth; and fight corruption.

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Why the Tourism Relief Fund must be revived


POSTED ON: December 9, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

BLSA supports the widespread calls for the travel bans to be immediately lifted to avert any further damage being done. But the bans have already had devastating consequences on our tourism industry as we head into the festive season

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