Ratings agencies fire warnings about lack of implementation


POSTED ON: November 26, 2020 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

There was no reprieve for SA as our credit ratings were pushed deeper in “junk” status, with ratings agencies implying a lack of faith in our recovery efforts post the pandemic.

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SABC restructuring a necessity, as with other SOEs


POSTED ON: November 24, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The SABC crisis is evidence of how a culture that encourages a lack of good governance, accountability and sustainability can eventually have on the many stakeholders in a company

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Transport sector key to move economy forward


POSTED ON: November 18, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

Lockdown may have put the brakes on everything, but BLSA members have kept the wheels moving by providing support where it’s needed most.

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Public sector wages – we need a breakthrough


POSTED ON: November 12, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Given revenue pressures, the state, like every household, is going to have to look to reduce its expenses.

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Delivering reforms will be our key sales pitch at the investment conference


POSTED ON: November 10, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

President Cyril Ramaphosa should use the investment conference to ram home impending changes in policy and show government’s commitment to providing additional power.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 28 September 2020


POSTED ON: September 28, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

With the new IPP bid window announced, we’re finally at the cusp of a real change in energy security and a potentially vibrant new economic cluster.

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A most welcome change in pace


POSTED ON: September 15, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The president injected a sense of urgency into our economic revival last week, backed up by action with the timetable being set for getting more renewable energy onto the grid.

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Structural reforms a necessity in light of Q2 contraction


POSTED ON: September 8, 2020 IN , , by Admin

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.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 7 September 2020


POSTED ON: September 7, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Why is the sense of urgency that government displayed at the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak missing from other areas?

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The lessons from Eskom’s tariff win


POSTED ON: August 10, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

While Eskom’s prices continue to rise, its biggest customers are aggressively looking for alternative energy sources. What is the long-term future of the utility’s revenue model?

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