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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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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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 February


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

By Busi Mavuso
The state of the nation address is an opportunity for President Cyril Ramaphosa to set policy objectives and provide clarity on what the rest of the year is going to consist of.

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Illicit trade: problems and solutions


POSTED ON: February 5, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By BLSA
The illicit trade webinar organised by BLSA heard that the revenue that SA loses every year to illicit traders, who don’t pay taxes and excise duties, would make a significant difference to the country’s economic wellbeing.

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Vaccine, then reforms to get the economy going


POSTED ON: February 4, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The successful rollout of vaccines to health workers will provide the country with an opportunity to redirect its efforts to put the economy back on a recovery trajectory.

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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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BLSA CEO’s letter 01 February


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

By Busi Mavuso
At the start of Covid-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa received praise in the country and abroad for his swift action in dealing with the pandemic.

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BLSA to face Illicit Trade head on in upcoming solutions-focused Webinar


POSTED ON: January 29, 2021 IN , by BLSA

The BLSA Webinar on Illicit trade seeks to achieve exactly this outcome to contribute towards fast-tracking South Africa’s economic recovery.

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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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Softer issue is an important step in rebuilding confidence


POSTED ON: January 26, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The government needs to honour its commitment to structural reforms so as to realise its goal of achieving improved growth rates

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