Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) says illicit trade in alcohol and cigarettes during the lockdown restrictions has resulted in billions of rands lost in revenue and the mushrooming of criminal syndicates working on the black market to peddle these products.
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) launched a report on solutions to boosting infrastructure investment to drive the economic recovery. The report was commissioned by BLSA to support government’s efforts to drive infrastructure investment. The report notes South Africa is behind the National Development Plan’s goals for infrastructure spending to be at 30% of GDP. Infrastructure…
Business Leadership South Africa has launched a report on solutions to boost infrastructure investment so that it achieves the 30% target set by the National Development Plan.
Infrastructure is central to our country’s economic recovery agenda and by spending on infrastructure we increase the capacity and the efficiency of the economy.
Let’s fix SA’s public education system to ensure that we are globally competitive.
The third wave is not here yet but the numbers are telling us that it could be sooner rather than later.
Economic growth will remain a pipedream if SA continues to be an unequal society, which it will unless effective interventions are implemented, says BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso in a Free Market Foundation discussion.
Business Leadership South Africa today launched a report on solutions to boosting infrastructure investment to drive the economic recovery.
By Busi Mavuso
From every vantage point, the state of the nation address in 2021 was the most difficult for any modern-day SA president given the unusual challenges.
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.
Delivering a state-of-the nation address when your country nears the 50,000-fatality mark from Covid-19 must rank as the most difficult that any modern-day South African president has had to do. The difficulties have been compounded by questions arising about the efficacy of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which has slowed the rollout in SA. Under these conditions,…
With the country’s economic stability hanging in the balance due to the unavoidable ripple effect of the Coronavirus global pandemic, Business Leadership South Africa and its division, Business Against Crime South Africa (BACSA) will put the spotlight on the escalated damage that Illicit trade is causing the economy at its upcoming Webinar on Wednesday, 3 February from 11h00 to 12h30.