Press release: BLSA concerned at low investment levels and calls for rapid delivery of Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan


POSTED ON: June 8, 2021 IN , , by Admin

Today’s economic growth figures show that the economy is struggling to recover. While there were some areas that grew, the overall picture shows that much of the economy remains weak.

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Land reform: The problem is implementation, not the Constitution


POSTED ON: June 1, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We need close collaboration with the state to ensure land reform is implemented in a way that doesn’t threaten food security, the agriculture sector and property security.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 31 May 2021


POSTED ON: May 31, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The Expropriation Bill is perhaps the most consequential of the legislation and amendments being considered.

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Localisation report


POSTED ON: May 17, 2021 IN , , by Admin

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) in conjunction with Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) have launched an important research report into localisation policy. This timely report was compiled by local consulting firm Intellidex and aims to contribute to policy on promoting local manufacturing in South Africa.

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SARB’s control over inflation shows importance of institutional integrity


POSTED ON: April 27, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The story of our inflation rate speaks to more than just an economic data point: it highlights the importance of the independence of our institutions.

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The most difficult cabinet position after the era of state capture


POSTED ON: March 16, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The Zondo commission has laid bare the colossal task facing Cabinet to turn around the fortunes of many of our ailing SOEs.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 15 March


POSTED ON: March 15, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Not too long ago our economy was growing at over 5% a year and any dip below that was considered a national failure.

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Make way: Vulindlela is happening


POSTED ON: March 9, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are the most efficient mechanism to deliver SA‘s infrastructure goals.

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Ministerial agreements should be about accountability


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
To ensure that the government delivers on its goal to unlock long-term and sustainable growth, it must make sure that its ministers and other senior leaders are held accountable.

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Capable state: Reforms need a professional civil service


POSTED ON: March 4, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
There is a pressing need for South Africa to build a capable state to fully recover from the effects of Covid-19 and recast the economy to develop inclusive growth.

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