Thulas Nxesi has the hardest job of all: rolling back unemployment


POSTED ON: March 23, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Taking over the political oversight of ailing SOEs such as Eskom was never going to be easy for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 23 March


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By Busi Mavuso
The announcement of preferred bidders for the independent power producer programme is a positive move to help alleviate SA’s electricity supply constraints.

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The tale of Icasa, Nersa and other regulators


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

By Busi Mavuso
The delay in the auction of the long-awaited high-demand spectrum has dealt a severe blow to South Africa’s pursuit of structural reforms.

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The most difficult cabinet position after the era of state capture


POSTED ON: March 16, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The Zondo commission has laid bare the colossal task facing Cabinet to turn around the fortunes of many of our ailing SOEs.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 15 March


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

By Busi Mavuso
Not too long ago our economy was growing at over 5% a year and any dip below that was considered a national failure.

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We must take advantage of changing sentiment to cement recovery


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

By Busi Mavuso
Despite the doom and gloom of the second wave early this year, it is encouraging to that SA’s economy has recovered better than expected.

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Ministerial agreements should be about accountability


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

By Busi Mavuso
To ensure that the government delivers on its goal to unlock long-term and sustainable growth, it must make sure that its ministers and other senior leaders are held accountable.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 March


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

By Busi Mavuso
There appears to be light at the end of the tunnel with government showing its serious intent to deliver on reforms and build a capable state.

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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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Unemployment takes a far greater toll on black women


POSTED ON: March 2, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The persistently high unemployment level in this country has been our most difficult challenge to overcome.

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