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Busa CEO Tanya Cohen steps down

By: African News Agency      10th June 2019 Tanya Cohen is stepping down as chief executive of Business Unity South Africa after two-and-a-half years at the helm, the apex business organisation announced on Monday. Busa said that after careful consideration and in consultation with the board, Cohen has been granted permission to take leave... 

Busa petition for removal of public protector concerning – Sacci

By: African News Agency      30th May 2019 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday it was concerned that business body Business Unity South Africa, of which it is an affiliate, had petitioned parliament for the removal of advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane as Public Protector. Sacci said it had not been consulted on... 

Redefine maintains sustained growth, value creation despite difficult local climate  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th May 2019 JSE-listed Redefine Properties, which increased its distribution for the six months ended February 28 by 4% to 49.2c, maintained a strong platform for sustained growth and value creation despite ongoing economic and political uncertainty. The South Africa-based real estate investment trust holds... 

Long period of backsliding masks genuine promise South Africa still holds

By: Terence Creamer     26th April 2019 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of political inclusion, it was the age of income inequality, it was the epoch of human dignity, it was the epoch of neglect and corruption, it was the season of electricity access, it was the season of load-shedding, it was the... 

SME sector ‘critical’ to growing South Africa’s economy – Pityana  

By: Simone Liedtke     11th April 2019 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) president Sipho Pityana on Thursday said the organisation would convene a Small Business Working Group to obtain the view of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to further determine the challenges facing the SME sector and seek solutions to those... 

Small Business Institute to host indaba with a focus on job creation 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     1st April 2019 The Small Business Institute (SBI) will hold its first of two small business indabas at the Bryanston Country Club, on April 11, where three major South African political parties will debate their manifestos. The indaba will be held under the theme “Creating jobs against all odds”, with the... 

SA business welcomes Moody's reprieve, urges govt to effect economic reforms

By: African News Agency      1st April 2019 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) has urged the government to effect urgent economic reforms after Moody's Investors Service deferred a review of the country's Baa3 rating which had been expected on Friday. This means South Africa stays one notch above sub-investment grade with a stable outlook... 

Rothschild's Kingston to help South Africa State firm rescue

By: Bloomberg     26th March 2019 Martin Kingston, who on April 1 steps down as chief executive officer of Rothschild & Co’s South African unit after 13 years, wants to help revive the country’s beleaguered state-owned companies. Kingston, 61, will shift to executive chairman of the investment bank’s unit, and plans to wind down... 

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