Thought Leadership

29/10/2023

Opinion Piece

Op-ed: Government cannot spend its way out of a deficit – maintaining fiscal discipline is essential.

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso National Treasury has been working on improving the regulatory framework that governs public-private partnerships. Appropriate regulation is… continue reading

22/10/2023

Opinion Piece

OPINION PIECE: Business has the most to lose if massive youth unemployment isn’t addressed

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso At a macro-economic level, however, economic growth is the key to addressing youth employment, and that relies… continue reading

23/08/2023

Opinion Piece

Our country’s ambiguous stance on Russia has upset many in Washington.

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Next week the process begins in the United States Congress to review eligibility of countries for benefits under the African… continue reading

21/03/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: SA’s economic future hinges on business partnering genuinely with the state

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso We know what needs to happen, and so does government. We just need to get it done.… continue reading

17/03/2023

Opinion Piece

Busisiwe Mavuso | How big business can contribute to addressing the challenges identified by S&P

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso BLSA is already working on the areas of concern expressed by S&P and the issues that are… continue reading

14/03/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Fund to mobilise resources a crucial step towards resolving power crisis

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso We hope to see the creation of the RMF become the turning point in our efforts to… continue reading

10/03/2023

Opinion Piece

Busisiwe Mavuso | We have a somewhat refreshed cabinet – but there are more important things to focus on

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso A lack of delivery on key reforms, maladministration and corruption have conspired to bring the country to… continue reading

07/03/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Beyond the headlines, glimmers of hope

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso In drawing attention to progress, we shouldn’t minimise the very real and serious challenges we face.… continue reading

28/02/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Scoring the equaliser after the greylisting own goal of will take some doing

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso We must take heart that Mauritius was able to get itself off the grey list in less… continue reading

24/02/2023

Opinion Piece

Busisiwe Mavuso | Godongwana delivers strong budget with clear plans to tackle energy crisis

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso BLSA was relieved to hear that concrete measures are finally being taken to address the debt owed… continue reading

21/02/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: We are expecting a credible budget with news of reforms that will grow our economy

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso A solution to Eskom’s debt problems will undoubtedly be the most important feature of this budget.… continue reading

17/02/2023

Opinion Piece

Busisiwe Mavuso | Tax incentives for solar installation should benefit those most in need

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso The form that any incentive takes is therefore crucial to stimulating off-grid installations. Zero-rating VAT for renewable… continue reading

14/02/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Private sector is ‘in the ring’ and wants to do more

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso Social friction undermines all elements of society including business.… continue reading

10/02/2023

Opinion Piece

Busisiwe Mavuso| International donors reflect impatience with pace of SA’s JET

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso While some fear it is now “up in the air”, it’s important to emphasise that SA’s energy… continue reading

07/02/2023

Opinion Piece

BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Whistle-blowers need rewards, not persecution

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busisiwe Mavuso Business is heavily invested in the fight against corruption because the application of the rule of law… continue reading