BLSA CEO’s weekly – 4 October


POSTED ON: October 4, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

A big take away from last week’s meeting between business representatives and President Cyril Ramaphosa was that fixing the workings of the economy must be a joint endeavour.

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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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The importance of secure electricity will come to light again in Q2 GDP figures


POSTED ON: September 7, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

There’s no way of attaining healthier growth rates without dealing with the elephant in the room – our lack of electricity capacity to meet the demands of this economy. Only that way can we become richer as a nation.

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Securing the nation, focusing on reforms to rebuild confidence


POSTED ON: August 16, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence is essential, especially for the infrastructure plans that look to unlock 800,000 job opportunities in the medium term.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 16 August


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By Busi Mavuso

Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act has the potential to spur major new investment in electricity generation and make a major contribution to stabilising electricity supply.

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Eskom’s falling debt levels are signs of reform taking root


POSTED ON: July 6, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Eskom’s debt is now less than R400bn. This is still a staggering number but at least it is beginning to reduce.

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SOE reform: Pragmatism, rather than ideological dogma is welcomed in SAA sale


POSTED ON: June 22, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I believe selling a majority stake in SAA is just one step, but it promises a much-needed pragmatic approach to the problems that SOEs continue to pose.

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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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President Ramaphosa takes gigantic step is in structural reform agenda in one week


POSTED ON: June 15, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration took its most significant steps so far in its structural reform agenda in liberating the energy sector and selling 51% of SAA.

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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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