The growth emergency


POSTED ON: September 10, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The country needs urgent interventions implemented from the economic recovery strategy to address the jobs crisis we’ve long faced, which has been accelerated by a Covid-19 crisis.

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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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Ramaphosa’s fight against corruption needs support, not rebuke


POSTED ON: September 1, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We are encouraged that the president is seizing the moment, taking a hardline stance against corruption, which has ruffled feathers within his party.

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Transparency and ethical leadership


POSTED ON: August 26, 2020 IN by Admin

By Tebele Luthuli

We hear of so much corruption, but little gets done about it. The corrupt thrive in secrecy; transparency is their enemy.

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Rebuilding an organisation gutted by state capture


POSTED ON: August 25, 2020 IN , by Admin

The job of rebuilding SARS has been an immensely difficult task because of the extent of the damage done in the state capture era, SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter told BLSA members at an online webcast on Thursday.

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Setting the tone against corruption


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By Busi Mavuso

It’s only after we win the battle against corruption that recovery plans can find proper grounding.

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This is no popularity contest


POSTED ON: August 13, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Has Cyril Ramaphosa opted to win a popularity contest within the ANC rather than do the right thing for the country?

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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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Confidence is in a trough as infections start to peak


POSTED ON: August 3, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Boosting confidence is critical for our economic recovery – easier said than done considering the tales of corruption around the management of the health pandemic.

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