Business In The News South Africa

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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Thulasizwe Mbele appointed head of strategy of Business Leadership SA

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) announced on Tuesday the appointment of marketing guru Thulasizwe Mbele as its new head of strategy with immediate effect. This comes as BLSA’s new leadership team continues to take shape following the appointment of Bonang Mohale as chief executive in June, and Themba Maseko as communications director in […]

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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 […]

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Business Leadership SA welcomes KPMG leadership exit

JOHANNESBURG, September 15 – Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has welcomed the leadership reshuffle at audit firm KPMG South Africa and the firm’s willingness to act decisively following controversy over audits and reports. This comes as Trevor Hoole tendered his resignation on Friday as the chief executive KPMG South Africa following a storm created by the work the firm did […]