Business In The News South Africa

Business Leadership SA reveals business contribution of R1.9 trillion to GDP

JOHANNESBURG, November 20 – Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive, Bonang Mohale, revealed on Monday that business contributed R1.9 trillion to the country’s GDP, employing seven times more people than government. “We are saying business is the answer, not the enemy. Business is going to play its goal irrespective of assistance of government and […]

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Business Leadership SA appoints new head of policy and legislation

JOHANNESBURG, October 12 – Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has appointed a black female attorney, Tebele Makhetha, as its director for policy and legislation effective from November 1 this year. BLSA is the business body representing more than 70 of the country’s largest companies and multinationals. Makhetha will be responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant legislation […]

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Eskom notes suspension of Business Leadership SA membership

JOHANNESBURG, September 28 – Power utility, Eskom, on Thursday, said it noted a decision by Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) to suspend its membership with immediate effect over allegations of “state capture”.  “Eskom has noted Business Leadership SA’s (BLSA’s) decision to suspend the company’s membership with immediate effect,” the power utility said in a statement. […]

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Business Leadership SA suspends KPMG

JOHANNESBURG, September 22 – The Board of Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has decided to suspend the membership of KPMG (SA) pending the outcome of an independent investigation into the organisation’s involvement in conduct related to “state capture” in South Africa. BLSA said in a statement on Friday that the move follows a process of engagement […]