Implementation remains key


POSTED ON: October 19, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The president’s plan reflects many of the issues that BLSA has repeatedly highlighted that are constraining growth. These have now been made priorities.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 19 October


POSTED ON: IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The economic recovery plan does a good job of setting out the issues that are constraining the economy, from lack of infrastructure to visa rules. This is good progress.

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Lack of trust in business cannot continue if we want a recovery


POSTED ON: October 13, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Business is an important player in the social fabric of the country and is as invested as the state, labour and civil society in creating an enabling environment for growth.

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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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Restaurants and taverns traded in alcohol despite the bans


POSTED ON: October 5, 2020 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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The growth emergency


POSTED ON: September 10, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The country needs urgent interventions implemented from the economic recovery strategy to address the jobs crisis we’ve long faced, which has been accelerated by a Covid-19 crisis.

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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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BLSA hails Finfind’s SMME initiative amid Covid-19


POSTED ON: August 28, 2020 IN , by Admin

FinFind, which provides online access to finance solutions for SMMEs, is launching a comprehensive study on the impact of Covid-19 on this sector.

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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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Rebuilding an organisation gutted by state capture


POSTED ON: August 25, 2020 IN , by Admin

The job of rebuilding SARS has been an immensely difficult task because of the extent of the damage done in the state capture era, SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter told BLSA members at an online webcast on Thursday.

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