Ramaphosa to meet with business at Business Indaba this week

2020-01-12 15:59

In a statement Business Unity SA president Sipho Pityana says it will host the indaba to allow business to play a role in South Africa’s economic and social revival.

'Delighted' Business Unity SA on Gupta sanctions: 'The noose is tightening'

2019-10-11 16:19

Business lobby group has described the decision by the US Treasury to sanction the Gupta family as the 'sort of decisive action we all need'.

Eskom's chief restructuring officer an 'underwhelming' choice – Sipho Pityana

2019-08-05 18:54

BUSA is 'underwhelmed' by government's choice in appointing Freeman Nomvalo to lead Eskom's turnaround, and has expressed concern that Nomvalo does not have a track record in restructuring.

BUSA CEO Tanya Cohen steps down

2019-06-10 11:49

Cohen will take leave six months before the conclusion of her contract for a sabbatical ahead of 'pursuing new opportunities'.

Will the ANC deliver? Business calls for 'compact and capable' Cabinet

2019-05-12 16:09

Business Unity South Africa has called on the new government to announce a smaller Cabinet to help address the country's economic challenges.

BUSA: Use Moody's delay to get your house in order

2019-03-31 15:51

Business Unity South Africa has described Moody’s decision to delay the assessment of South Africa's credit rating as a “welcome reprieve” and urged the country to use the breather to get its fiscal house in order.

Black Business Council's Zungu: Pityana letter driven by a personal vendetta

2019-03-01 18:41

Zungu has declared that the Black Business Council, of which he is president, will never work with BUSA for as long as Pityana is at the helm.

BUSA's Pityana takes aim at Sandile Zungu for 'blemishing' black business

2019-02-27 18:38

The leader of Business Unity South Africa, Sipho Pityana, has written a scathing open letter to Sandile Zungu, accusing him of being complicit in state capture machinery.

No quick fixes for Budget 2019

2019-02-20 12:37

Politically difficult choices appear unavoidable – even in the run-up to a general election, says BUSA's Olivier Serrao.

Carbon tax will mean more trade, not less - Treasury

2018-12-05 08:02

The National Treasury says the carbon tax will not have a negative effect on trade, but will help protect South African companies against punitive trade actions for failing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Another recession looming, warns BUSA, as it slams govt for 'lip service'

2019-12-04 15:15

With GDP for the third quarter contracting by 0.6% and private sector business performance continuing to deteriorate, Business Unity South Africa has called for government to keep its promises.

BUSA blasts 'xenophobic undercurrent' to attacks on businesses, plans meeting with police minister

2019-09-03 13:18

BUSA President Sipho Pityana says the business lobby group is "gravely concerned at the increase in random attacks of violence against businesses, big and small, in Johannesburg and Tshwane".

Business on SONA: Nice objectives Mr President, but what are the implementation plans?

2019-06-21 21:28

While President Cyril Ramaphosa said in SONA now is the time for implementation, no real implementation plans followed in the rest of the speech, caution business bodies.

Business, civil groups to Ramaphosa: Shrinking cabinet is not enough, now ministers must deliver

2019-05-30 21:48

Various organisations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but they have all stressed that there is a lot of work to be done to turn around the economy.

Pityana: Meeting with Zungu was amicable, encouraging

2019-04-10 20:30

A meeting last week between BUSA leader Sipho Pityana and president of the BBC Sandile Zungu was "amicable and encouraging", Pityana tells Fin24.

BUSA: Business must support cyclone Idai survivors

2019-03-25 23:10

The cyclone rocked the southern African countries of Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi. The death toll from the cyclone reportedly stands at more than 750, with 110 000 people displaced.

READ: Sipho Pityana's open letter to Sandile Zungu

2019-02-27 20:20

I write to you now, as a black business leader in my own right, firstly because I firmly believe that there can be no holy cows in our fight against corruption and state capture.

Mboweni’s tough talk may be a day late and a dollar short, Busa warns

2019-02-21 07:05

BUSA president Sipho Pityana has lauded Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Budget 2019, but says he is likely a day late and a dollar short with the much-needed honesty.

Business body hails Ramaphosa for anti-corruption, pro-growth stance

2019-02-08 12:16

Business Unity South Africa has praised President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address for prioritising economic growth and fighting corruption that has dogged government and state-owned entities.

Comply with 'balanced' minimum wage law, BUSA urges businesses

2018-11-26 20:09

BUSA says the newly signed law is a positive step towards stabilising labour relations in SA.

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