Minister Godongwana’s message should be sent to every public servant in the land


POSTED ON: October 5, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

“We have got to make it really easy to do business.” With that underlying message, Minister Godongwana hit all the right notes in his address to the Sunday Times Investment Summit last week.

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BLSA CEO’s letter – 2 August 2021


POSTED ON: August 2, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I hope that government’s new-found affinity for pragmatism kicks in again and it finds ways to accelerate structural reforms.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 12 July 2021


POSTED ON: July 12, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence has had a shot in the arm from several directions at once. The arrest Jacob Zuma and improvements in vaccination rates are some of the reasons why.

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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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Another positive economic reform in the corporatisation of Transnet ports authority


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The corporatisation of the Transnet National Ports Authority by President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet another positive step in restructuring our SOEs.

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SOE reform: Pragmatism, rather than ideological dogma is welcomed in SAA sale


POSTED ON: June 22, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I believe selling a majority stake in SAA is just one step, but it promises a much-needed pragmatic approach to the problems that SOEs continue to pose.

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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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BLSA CEO’s letter 14 June


POSTED ON: June 14, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Last week’s announcements of the increase in the electricity generating licensing threshold and the sale of a majority stake in SAA provide a much-needed boost to economy,

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BLSA lauds announcement on energy security and SAA partnership


POSTED ON: June 11, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes yesterday’s announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the licensing exemption threshold for own generation under schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act, (ERA) will be lifted to 100MW. The own generation threshold was higher than business had hoped for and means that firms such as mines and large industrial…

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Economic reform is for all spheres of society


POSTED ON: May 25, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi
S&P Global Ratings’ decision to leave SA’s rating unchanged is a welcome relief

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