By Busi Mavuso
As this horrible year winds down to its close, we had better get our priorities right if we are to emerge from this economic crisis.
There was no reprieve for SA as our credit ratings were pushed deeper in “junk” status, with ratings agencies implying a lack of faith in our recovery efforts post the pandemic.
The SABC crisis is evidence of how a culture that encourages a lack of good governance, accountability and sustainability can eventually have on the many stakeholders in a company
Lockdown may have put the brakes on everything, but BLSA members have kept the wheels moving by providing support where it’s needed most.
Given revenue pressures, the state, like every household, is going to have to look to reduce its expenses.
By Busi Mavuso
President Cyril Ramaphosa should use the investment conference to ram home impending changes in policy and show government’s commitment to providing additional power.
Today’s MTBPS speech carried far more significance given the crisis we are in.
With the new IPP bid window announced, we’re finally at the cusp of a real change in energy security and a potentially vibrant new economic cluster.
The president injected a sense of urgency into our economic revival last week, backed up by action with the timetable being set for getting more renewable energy onto the grid.
Will today’s Q2 GDP figures prove to be sobering for policymakers? We hope it makes them realise how urgently we need structural reforms.
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