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,…
Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) says illicit trade in alcohol and cigarettes during the lockdown restrictions has resulted in billions of rand lost in revenue and the mushrooming of criminal syndicates working in the black market to peddle these products.
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.
This week the country wraps up 16 Days of Activism. This campaign against Gender based violence runs from 25 November to 10 December.
Business Leadership SA CEO Busisiwe Mavuso joined Tumelo Mothotoane and Jane Dutton on the South African Morning show as a special breakfast guest. The discussion touched on a number of current issues affecting the country ranging from SABC crisis, the mid-term budget delivered by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in October, the third annual SA investment…
Business Leadership SA says the Eyes and Ears Initiative (E2) has proven that active partnerships between the South African Police Service (SAPS), the business and the public are one of the most effective ways to fight crime.
The main objective of the social compact is to achieve the appropriate balance between saving lives and preserving livelihoods in respect of the sale of liquor during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Business Leadership SA CEO, Busi Mavuso has described the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that a number of South Africa’s lockdown regulations will be relaxed as the country moves to a level 1 lockdown is a welcome move.
Small businesses are key to our economic survival. We need them. And they need government to remove obstacles to their success.