The cost of the economic damage will be borne by the most vulnerable


POSTED ON: July 19, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The cost of the economic carnage in KZN and Gauteng will be carried by the most vulnerable segments of South African society.

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Difficult week, but South African institutions endure


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

By Busi Mavuso

The rule of law took precedence over political prudence. No-one can display the contempt of court that Zuma did without expecting consequences.

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Zuma Arrest: signal that institutions of state are working again.


POSTED ON: July 12, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Former President Jacob Zuma’s arrest shows that no individual, no matter how powerful, is above the laws we have created to serve our democracy.

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Eskom’s falling debt levels are signs of reform taking root


POSTED ON: July 6, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Eskom’s debt is now less than R400bn. This is still a staggering number but at least it is beginning to reduce.

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Structural reform: A section 25 change is not a necessary step in addressing land reform


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It is unnecessary to shake the foundations of the country by changing Section 25 of the constitution.

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President Ramaphosa takes gigantic step is in structural reform agenda in one week


POSTED ON: June 15, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration took its most significant steps so far in its structural reform agenda in liberating the energy sector and selling 51% of SAA.

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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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