BUSI MAVUSO: The guillotine falls … can we turn it around?


POSTED ON: March 31, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We have hit the economic iceberg. The decision by Moody’s to downgrade our credit rating to junk finally cut SA’s tenuous hold on its last investment-grade rating.

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Lockdown, the only intervention …


POSTED ON: March 26, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Tonight we head into a first in South Africa’s young history, with the entire population being placed under lockdown for our greater good.

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Businesses collaborate with govt to mitigate Covid-19 impact


POSTED ON: March 24, 2020 IN by Admin

Interventions by governments and monetary authorities around the world have been dramatic in response to Covid-19 – reminiscent of war times.

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BUSI MAVUSO: Moody’s downgrade or not, SA must press on with structural reform


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By Busi Mavuso

SA needs to implement structural reforms, which will imbue the state with credibility at a time when it will count the most as investors settle into a post-coronavirus world.

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Curb coronavirus spread, but economic bedlam awaits regardless


POSTED ON: March 20, 2020 IN , by Admin

The shock of coronavirus on SA’s economy will be dire, regardless of whether or not the country successfully contains the spread.

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CORONAVIRUS, the response of organized business …


POSTED ON: March 19, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA is caught up in a perfect storm of a weak economy, loadshedding and the Coronavirus. This threatens us with another full-blown recession.

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Stimulus package to best respond to coronavirus


POSTED ON: March 18, 2020 IN by Admin

BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso recommends the required stimulus package to best respond to coronavirus, which is proving to have dire consequences on SA’s embattled economy.

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State of our economy during the covid-19 crisis


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By Busi Mavuso

Coronavirus gives SA an opportunity to make bold political decisions and effect the structural reforms we have been talking about

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Uncertainty in a time of coronavirus …


POSTED ON: March 17, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Indecision is a certainty in SA that has long plagued our economy. But now we have an unprecedented new layer of uncertainty added in the form of coronavirus.

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We must stamp out illicit trade to boost the fiscus


POSTED ON: March 16, 2020 IN by Admin

It’s time to take strong against illicit trade, which is doing tremendous damage to the economy.

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