A job is still the best social security in these times


POSTED ON: August 24, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The green paper on a new social security reform programme would be debilitating on workers as they would have to contribute between 8% and 12% of their earnings.

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Reform momentum must be increased to deal with jobless crisis


POSTED ON: August 23, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Our only escape from the unemployment crisis and underperforming economy is through reform.

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Securing the nation, focusing on reforms to rebuild confidence


POSTED ON: August 16, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence is essential, especially for the infrastructure plans that look to unlock 800,000 job opportunities in the medium term.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 16 August


POSTED ON: IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act has the potential to spur major new investment in electricity generation and make a major contribution to stabilising electricity supply.

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Pension rule changes are a short term-fix, growth is essential


POSTED ON: August 3, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I think that the idea to allow withdrawals from their pension comes with some dire consequences if one considers that only 6% of South Africans retire with enough savingS.

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SA businesses will rebuild but need protection


POSTED ON: July 27, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I’ve been encouraged to hear some of SA’s businesses, including retailers, speaking of restocking and in some cases rebuilding stores in the aftermath of the protests that quickly spilled into rampant criminality.

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Businesses’ strong resolve to address new crisis, new problems


POSTED ON: July 23, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It’s important that the South African government follow through on plans that are going to be developed following the recent unrest to ensure investment in SA continues.

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Covid-19 exposed our inequalities, the protests just deepened them


POSTED ON: July 20, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The implications for rural and township economies, where the bulk of the damage was incurred due to recent unrest, looting and destruction to property, will be far reaching.

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Difficult week, but South African institutions endure


POSTED ON: July 13, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The rule of law took precedence over political prudence. No-one can display the contempt of court that Zuma did without expecting consequences.

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Zuma Arrest: signal that institutions of state are working again.


POSTED ON: July 12, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Former President Jacob Zuma’s arrest shows that no individual, no matter how powerful, is above the laws we have created to serve our democracy.

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