Icasa call on ‘Covid-19 spectrum’ is a shock


POSTED ON: September 21, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

One of the key structural reforms SA desperately needs is far greater access to spectrum. Economic growth is being choked by a lack of data bandwidth at reasonable prices.

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SA should lower restrictions in boosting economic recovery


POSTED ON: September 13, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Our jobs market remains one of the worst in the world, with unemployment in Q2 reaching 34.4%, the highest of 80 industrialised nations tracked by Bloomberg.

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Record unemployment will worsen if we can’t unlock infrastructure promise


POSTED ON: August 30, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

If we thought we had a jobs crisis on our hands before this pandemic, we now we have something much, much larger than we had ever imagined.

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July protests add to a series of unfortunate events for women in SA


POSTED ON: August 10, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We should consider the real impact of the protests and the various lockdown measures on women, especially black women in the country.

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Resilient South African businesses start road to recovery after protests


POSTED ON: August 2, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As BLSA, we’ve asked the state to step in and aid the rebuild effort. National Treasury’s R39bn package to provide relief to businesses and the poor should be welcomed.

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SA businesses will rebuild but need protection


POSTED ON: July 27, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I’ve been encouraged to hear some of SA’s businesses, including retailers, speaking of restocking and in some cases rebuilding stores in the aftermath of the protests that quickly spilled into rampant criminality.

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Businesses’ strong resolve to address new crisis, new problems


POSTED ON: July 23, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It’s important that the South African government follow through on plans that are going to be developed following the recent unrest to ensure investment in SA continues.

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Another positive economic reform in the corporatisation of Transnet ports authority


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The corporatisation of the Transnet National Ports Authority by President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet another positive step in restructuring our SOEs.

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Light at the end of the load shedding tunnel


POSTED ON: June 14, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s move on the licence exemption for electricity generation is highly positive.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 14 June


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Last week’s announcements of the increase in the electricity generating licensing threshold and the sale of a majority stake in SAA provide a much-needed boost to economy,

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