Localisation report


POSTED ON: May 17, 2021 IN , , by Admin

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) in conjunction with Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) have launched an important research report into localisation policy. This timely report was compiled by local consulting firm Intellidex and aims to contribute to policy on promoting local manufacturing in South Africa.

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SARB’s control over inflation shows importance of institutional integrity


POSTED ON: April 27, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The story of our inflation rate speaks to more than just an economic data point: it highlights the importance of the independence of our institutions.

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Thulas Nxesi has the hardest job of all: rolling back unemployment


POSTED ON: March 23, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Taking over the political oversight of ailing SOEs such as Eskom was never going to be easy for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration.

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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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BLSA CEO’s letter 15 March


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

By Busi Mavuso
Not too long ago our economy was growing at over 5% a year and any dip below that was considered a national failure.

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Make way: Vulindlela is happening


POSTED ON: March 9, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are the most efficient mechanism to deliver SA‘s infrastructure goals.

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Ministerial agreements should be about accountability


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
To ensure that the government delivers on its goal to unlock long-term and sustainable growth, it must make sure that its ministers and other senior leaders are held accountable.

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Capable state: Reforms need a professional civil service


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

By Busi Mavuso
There is a pressing need for South Africa to build a capable state to fully recover from the effects of Covid-19 and recast the economy to develop inclusive growth.

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Unemployment takes a far greater toll on black women


POSTED ON: March 2, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The persistently high unemployment level in this country has been our most difficult challenge to overcome.

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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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