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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State of the nation priorities are right, but it’s implementation that counts


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

By Busi Mavuso
Despite the likelihood of third wave, we can ill afford the full set of crippling lockdown measures that were introduced in the first and second waves.

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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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State of the Nation: Corruption should be the focus


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

By Busi Mavuso
President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a mammoth task of leading the charge to tackle the pandemic, with a death toll nearing 50,000, when he delivers his Sona speech.

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