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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BLSA CEO’s letter 01 March


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

By Busi Mavuso
The move to level 1 will help more South Africans get back to work and will give a boost to the economic recovery.

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BUDGET |Welcome reprieve, but we shouldn’t forget Mboweni’s Argentina warnings yet


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

By Busi Mavuso
What a “positive” difference a few months can make in the life and finances of a country considering that just last year Finance Minister Tito Mboweni sounded alarm bells.

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BLSA reaction to budget speech


POSTED ON: February 24, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By BLSA
Business Leadership welcomes Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s budget which showed the fruits of better-than-expected economic recovery and tax collection over the past several months.

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Expect some good news but the hippo’s mouth is still widen open


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

By Busi Mavuso
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is unlikely to increase taxes as higher growth from the bullish commodity markets boosts state coffers.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 22 February


POSTED ON: February 22, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The Budget this week is going to be a litmus test for government to assure South Africans that it is on top of its finances.

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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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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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Vaccines must be top of Cyril Ramaphosa’s agenda


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

By Busi Mavuso
In his previous state of the nation addresses. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s main focus has been to boost confidence by rebuilding an ailing economy and governance in key institutions that were at the centre of corruption over the past decade.

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Safely unlocking elements of the SA economy


POSTED ON: January 28, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
With the resurgence in Covid-19 cases and deaths over the festive season, it was understandable that the country had to reintroduce tougher restrictions into the economy to curb its spread.

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