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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Sentiment – it’s no conspiracy


POSTED ON: February 18, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
There is no ‘conspiracy’ against SA; the poor investment sentiment is a result of poor policymaking and policy uncertainty.

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BLSA reaction to Sona 2021


POSTED ON: February 11, 2021 IN , , by Admin

 
BLSA agrees with President Cyril Ramaphosa on his four overriding priorities: defeat Covid; accelerate the economic recovery; accelerate economic reform to drive inclusive growth; and fight corruption. A determined focus on those priorities will help to address an array of the country’s problems.

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State of the Nation: Corruption should be the focus


POSTED ON: IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a mammoth task of leading the charge to tackle the pandemic, with a death toll nearing 50,000, when he delivers his Sona speech.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 February


POSTED ON: February 8, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The state of the nation address is an opportunity for President Cyril Ramaphosa to set policy objectives and provide clarity on what the rest of the year is going to consist of.

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Vaccine, then reforms to get the economy going


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

By Busi Mavuso
The successful rollout of vaccines to health workers will provide the country with an opportunity to redirect its efforts to put the economy back on a recovery trajectory.

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Reforms not monetary policy is our best hope


POSTED ON: January 21, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases and fatalities over the past month has forced us to devote all our time and energy on ensuring that our stressed and limited public and private health sectors don’t collapse.

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In solving SA’s energy crisis, we have options


POSTED ON: January 19, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The latest rounds of loadshedding could not come at a worse time as we fret over the surge in Covid-19 cases that already have a significant impact on our economic recovery hopes.

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Vaccine and the promise of a 2021 recovery


POSTED ON: December 10, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Sadly, crime is a worrying, almost ever-present threat in South Africa – and the lack of trust in SAPS has led to an increase in the number of private security companies being utilised by those who are able to afford it

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Resetting business priorities as we rebuild the economy


POSTED ON: December 1, 2020 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

As this horrible year winds down to its close, we had better get our priorities right if we are to emerge from this economic crisis.

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