By Busi Mavuso
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s medium-term budget speech is another seminal moment for South Africa.
The economic recovery action plan, agreed to by labour, business and other social partners, is with the president. It’s imperative that Cabinet approves it without delay.
By Busi Mavuso
Will today’s Q2 GDP figures prove to be sobering for policymakers? We hope it makes them realise how urgently we need structural reforms.
How much more onerous will future loan conditions be if SA doesn’t address its creditworthiness?
The impact of the initial ‘hard lockdown’ is going to make for some shocking reading when GDP figures are released early next month.
Government’s recovery strategy must actually move the needle and not be just another document.
This is the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes. Labour and business have presented detailed plans, but why hasn’t government?
Has Cyril Ramaphosa opted to win a popularity contest within the ANC rather than do the right thing for the country?
SA Breweries, Heineken and Consol Glass have frozen R13bn of investment. But that doesn’t begin to reflect how much investment we’re losing.
By Busi Mavuso.
It’s imperative to open up as much of the economy as possible without compromising Covid-19 safety protocols.
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