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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Sentiment – it’s no conspiracy


POSTED ON: February 18, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
There is no ‘conspiracy’ against SA; the poor investment sentiment is a result of poor policymaking and policy uncertainty.

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BLSA reaction to Sona 2021


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

 
BLSA agrees with President Cyril Ramaphosa on his four overriding priorities: defeat Covid; accelerate the economic recovery; accelerate economic reform to drive inclusive growth; and fight corruption. A determined focus on those priorities will help to address an array of the country’s problems.

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State of the Nation: Corruption should be the focus


POSTED ON: 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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Easing the anxieties of a disrupted state


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

By Busi Mavuso
It would not be an understatement to say this year’s state of the nation (Sona) will be an extraordinary address by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Increased co-operation is the way through this crisis


POSTED ON: January 12, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi
We start 2021 with the second wave of the pandemic in full swing. The numbers and death rates continue to rise as we face a new and more infectious strain.

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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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President Ramaphosa continuing the “good fight”


POSTED ON: September 3, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As business, we will stand behind the president and support the “good fight” against corruption.

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Ramaphosa’s fight against corruption needs support, not rebuke


POSTED ON: September 1, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We are encouraged that the president is seizing the moment, taking a hardline stance against corruption, which has ruffled feathers within his party.

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A lesson in transparency and trust


POSTED ON: August 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It is important that government keep the nation informed on the reasons for its decisions. This will breathe confidence into the ability of the state.

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