The tale of Icasa, Nersa and other regulators


POSTED ON: March 18, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The delay in the auction of the long-awaited high-demand spectrum has dealt a severe blow to South Africa’s pursuit of structural reforms.

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The most difficult cabinet position after the era of state capture


POSTED ON: March 16, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The Zondo commission has laid bare the colossal task facing Cabinet to turn around the fortunes of many of our ailing SOEs.

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BUDGET |Welcome reprieve, but we shouldn’t forget Mboweni’s Argentina warnings yet


POSTED ON: February 25, 2021 IN , , , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
What a “positive” difference a few months can make in the life and finances of a country considering that just last year Finance Minister Tito Mboweni sounded alarm bells.

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BLSA reaction to budget speech


POSTED ON: February 24, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By BLSA
Business Leadership welcomes Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s budget which showed the fruits of better-than-expected economic recovery and tax collection over the past several months.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 15 February


POSTED ON: February 15, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
There were many positives in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state-of-the-nation speech last week.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 February


POSTED ON: February 8, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The state of the nation address is an opportunity for President Cyril Ramaphosa to set policy objectives and provide clarity on what the rest of the year is going to consist of.

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Vaccine, then reforms to get the economy going


POSTED ON: February 4, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The successful rollout of vaccines to health workers will provide the country with an opportunity to redirect its efforts to put the economy back on a recovery trajectory.

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Softer issue is an important step in rebuilding confidence


POSTED ON: January 26, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The government needs to honour its commitment to structural reforms so as to realise its goal of achieving improved growth rates

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BLSA CEO’s letter 25 January


POSTED ON: January 25, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
A faster growth rate depends on implementing prudent macroeconomic policies and structural reforms.

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In solving SA’s energy crisis, we have options


POSTED ON: January 19, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The latest rounds of loadshedding could not come at a worse time as we fret over the surge in Covid-19 cases that already have a significant impact on our economic recovery hopes.

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