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.
By Busi Mavuso
We believe it’s time to consider an introduction of vaccine passports because we need to keep as much of the economy as open as possible.
The current Level 3 runs to 15 October – that is too long to wait. A shift to level 2 should happen sooner.
Our only escape from the unemployment crisis and underperforming economy is through reform.
Business confidence is essential, especially for the infrastructure plans that look to unlock 800,000 job opportunities in the medium term.
Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act has the potential to spur major new investment in electricity generation and make a major contribution to stabilising electricity supply.
I think that the idea to allow withdrawals from their pension comes with some dire consequences if one considers that only 6% of South Africans retire with enough savingS.
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.
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.
The implications for rural and township economies, where the bulk of the damage was incurred due to recent unrest, looting and destruction to property, will be far reaching.
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