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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Unemployment takes a far greater toll on black women


POSTED ON: March 2, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The persistently high unemployment level in this country has been our most difficult challenge to overcome.

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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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Expect some good news but the hippo’s mouth is still widen open


POSTED ON: February 23, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is unlikely to increase taxes as higher growth from the bullish commodity markets boosts state coffers.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 22 February


POSTED ON: February 22, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The Budget this week is going to be a litmus test for government to assure South Africans that it is on top of its finances.

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