BLSA CEO’s letter 15 February


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

By Busi Mavuso
There were many positives in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state-of-the-nation speech last week.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 February


POSTED ON: February 8, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The state of the nation address is an opportunity for President Cyril Ramaphosa to set policy objectives and provide clarity on what the rest of the year is going to consist of.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 01 February


POSTED ON: February 1, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
At the start of Covid-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa received praise in the country and abroad for his swift action in dealing with the pandemic.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 25 January


POSTED ON: January 25, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
A faster growth rate depends on implementing prudent macroeconomic policies and structural reforms.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 18 January


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

By Busi Mavuso
The first two bans cost the alcohol industry 165,000 jobs, with the expectation that the third ban might have a similar impact and add more unemployment woes.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 11 January


POSTED ON: January 11, 2021 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
It is disappointing that the government has not ordered any vaccine despite Aspen Pharmacare having secured a contract to produce 300-million doses

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BLSA CEO’s letter 14 December


POSTED ON: December 14, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
To say this year has been tumultuous is an understatement. We had to deal with the pandemic, the downgrading of our credit rating and the Zondo Commission.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 07 December


POSTED ON: December 7, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The president showed the right balance in his nuanced approached to imposing more stringent local measures.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 30 November


POSTED ON: November 30, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The surge of Covid-19 cases, particularly in the Eastern Cape, is a stark reminder that the pandemic remains extremely dangerous.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 23 November


POSTED ON: November 23, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The downgrading of South Africa by two ratings agencies on Friday reinforces the fiscal crisis we are facing

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