Report shows how SA can repair sclerotic infrastructure delivery


POSTED ON: March 30, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The infrastructure-led boom in the South African economy prompted by World Cup preparation has unfortunately fizzled out.

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Positive signs of our switch to a renewable future


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

By Busi Mavuso
The latest load-shedding has been an unpleasant reminder that power cuts will likely be part of our lives as we head into winter months.

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Thulas Nxesi has the hardest job of all: rolling back unemployment


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

By Busi Mavuso
Taking over the political oversight of ailing SOEs such as Eskom was never going to be easy for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 March


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

By Busi Mavuso
There appears to be light at the end of the tunnel with government showing its serious intent to deliver on reforms and build a capable state.

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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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Easing the anxieties of a disrupted state


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

By Busi Mavuso
It would not be an understatement to say this year’s state of the nation (Sona) will be an extraordinary address by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Illicit trade: problems and solutions


POSTED ON: February 5, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By BLSA
The illicit trade webinar organised by BLSA heard that the revenue that SA loses every year to illicit traders, who don’t pay taxes and excise duties, would make a significant difference to the country’s economic wellbeing.

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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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BLSA CEO’s letter 01 February


POSTED ON: February 1, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
At the start of Covid-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa received praise in the country and abroad for his swift action in dealing with the pandemic.

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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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