BLSA writes to Finance Ministry ahead of MTBPS


POSTED ON: October 22, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By BLSA

Business backs a tough medium-term budget.

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Growth in employment needs fertile ground


POSTED ON: October 20, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Old ideas of waiting for government to create jobs simply won’t do anymore. We need to change the structure of the economy to solve the jobs crisis.

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Urgency, execution key to attracting investors


POSTED ON: October 15, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We will be watching the president’s economic recovery plan closely as it could set us on a higher growth trajectory if it encompasses structural reforms.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter 12 October


POSTED ON: October 12, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The medium-term budget policy statement is the first real test of the credibility of government’s commitment to fix our national finances.

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Implementation, implementation


POSTED ON: October 8, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We need a sense of urgency in the implementation of the recovery plan.

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Corruption arrests: A show of teeth and a boost of confidence


POSTED ON: October 6, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Arrests of those associated with state capture is an initial, but significant, milestone in rebuilding faith in SA and its economy,

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Less talk, more action needed on land issue


POSTED ON: October 5, 2020 IN by BLSA

By Tebele Luthuli
The land issue in South Africa has not grown less important despite the seeming lack of focus on it at the moment.

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Restaurants and taverns traded in alcohol despite the bans


POSTED ON: IN , , by BLSA

By Tebele Luthuli

Coverage and public discourse focus mostly on PPE tender corruption but little has been said about new waves of organised crime during lockdown.

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SAA’s future should partly be about reducing its risk to the sovereign


POSTED ON: September 22, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

How would another capital injection into SAA fit into the Presidential State-Owned Enterprises Council’s drive to reform state-owned enterprises.

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Business and labour backing president Ramaphosa’s plan


POSTED ON: September 17, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The economic recovery action plan, agreed to by labour, business and other social partners, is with the president. It’s imperative that Cabinet approves it without delay.

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