11/02/2021

State of the Nation: Corruption should be focus

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… continue reading

12/08/2020

Whose Plan Could Resuscitate the Nation?

With government debt at record levels, bankrupt state-owned enterprises, loans from international lenders and a contracting economy in the face… continue reading

26/06/2020

Prepare for difficult times ahead, BLSA tells SOE Council in an open letter

Business Leadership South Africa says SAA’s current situation is a key study that can provide some guidance on what the… continue reading

24/06/2020

BLSA comment on the supplementary budget

BLSA congratulates finance minister Tito Mboweni for tackling the key question facing the nation’s finances: will we continue a decline… continue reading

17/06/2020

In open letter to SOE Council, BLSA appeals for ‘radical transparency’

Congratulations on your appointment to this crucial advisory body. Your role is a critical one: many of our SOEs are… continue reading

05/06/2020

Illicit trade in cigarettes and alcohol has thrived during lockdown

By Tebele Luthuli

Last week saw mounting excitement ahead of the ban on alcohol sales being lifted on Monday, the start of Level… continue reading

12/05/2020

Seeking an IMF loan will take us from dogma to pragmatism

For far too many years, management of the SA economy has been bedevilled by ideological debates that belong in the… continue reading

21/04/2020

Health-friendly economic recovery plan is urgently needed

The interests of the health of our people and that of the overall economy have never been so finely pitted… continue reading

03/03/2020

BUSI MAVUSO: Life support must come with reforms

In a month in which Moody’s Investors Services may make a call on our sovereign ratings that could send us… continue reading

03/03/2020

A welcome step on public sector wages, but action is still needed on SOE vampires

What was called for in this week’s budget speech was substance, rather than bluster about how we must do something… continue reading

10/02/2020

Cyril Ramaphosa’s SONA is the most significant speech since 1994

There’s a lot riding on this year’s state of the nation address, something I am sure you’ve heard one time… continue reading

06/02/2020

The argument against appointing a ‘land tsar’

There can be no arguing that the pace of land reform in South Africa needs to be speeded up. Delays… continue reading

06/12/2019

Inflexible unionists beware: It’s SAA today, Eskom tomorrow

Inflexible unionists beware: It’s SAA today, Eskom tomorrow – The Citizen If we needed a clearer message from the state… continue reading

27/03/2019

Teamwork needed to combat corruption – BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale

It is these words that resonate with the partnership which Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) and Daily Maverick have commenced.… continue reading

20/12/2017

Nedbank CEO’s open letter to new ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Mr Cyril Ramaphosa Congratulations on your election as the 14th President of the African National Congress. You have been… continue reading