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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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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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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Infrastructure and growth


POSTED ON: November 5, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso
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It’s imperative that we work together to unlock infrastructure opportunities that will stimulate the economy

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BLSA reacts to the MTBPS


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

By BLSA

Today’s MTBPS speech carried far more significance given the crisis we are in.

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Focus on unproductive behaviour


POSTED ON: October 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

In mapping out South Africa’s recovery, much of the focus is on economic analysis but too little is on “unproductive behaviour” that needs to be fixed, Miriam Altman, director of Altman Advisory, told a BLSA special council meeting on Thursday.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter -11 August


POSTED ON: August 11, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA Breweries, Heineken and Consol Glass have frozen R13bn of investment. But that doesn’t begin to reflect how much investment we’re losing.

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South Africa inadequately prepared for digital age


POSTED ON: July 13, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Tebele Luthuli

Access to information is the new way of being in and part of the world in today’s digital age. But this brings its own problems – for which SA is unfortunately inadequately prepared.

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We need to provide hope


POSTED ON: July 2, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA can’t afford to lose hope and resign to the worst. Business and government have to work together to ensure that the least amount of lives are lost and that the economy holds a promise of a better tomorrow.

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