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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State of the Nation: Corruption should be the focus


POSTED ON: February 11, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a mammoth task of leading the charge to tackle the pandemic, with a death toll nearing 50,000, when he delivers his Sona speech.

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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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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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Reflecting on the year of the pandemic


POSTED ON: December 17, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

The spirit of working together is going to be critical in 2021. We have to rebuild the economy to be able to give every South African the opportunity to meet their full potential. BLSA is ready to play its part in that joint effort.

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Great Reset: business priorities


POSTED ON: November 26, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By BLSA

Big businesses should use their influence to guide SMMEs and open networks for them to help them grow and so drive economic growth.

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Infrastructure and growth


POSTED ON: November 5, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso
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It’s imperative that we work together to unlock infrastructure opportunities that will stimulate the economy

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BLSA reacts to the MTBPS


POSTED ON: October 28, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By BLSA

Today’s MTBPS speech carried far more significance given the crisis we are in.

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Focus on unproductive behaviour


POSTED ON: October 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

In mapping out South Africa’s recovery, much of the focus is on economic analysis but too little is on “unproductive behaviour” that needs to be fixed, Miriam Altman, director of Altman Advisory, told a BLSA special council meeting on Thursday.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter -11 August


POSTED ON: August 11, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA Breweries, Heineken and Consol Glass have frozen R13bn of investment. But that doesn’t begin to reflect how much investment we’re losing.

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