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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".
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.
The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry says that a business grouping petitioning Parliament directly for removal of the head of a chapter 9 institution may 'lead to a constitutional crisis'.
A meeting last week between BUSA leader Sipho Pityana and president of the BBC Sandile Zungu was "amicable and encouraging", Pityana tells Fin24.
The sort of shareholder activism we need right now is one that drives fundamental change in the body politic of South African corporates, says Sipho Pityana.
Sandile Zungu sounds warning to the author of an open letter which he says is littered with lies.
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.
BUSA says the newly signed law is a positive step towards stabilising labour relations in SA.
Business, labour, government and the community sector have been working for three months under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) in preparation for the Jobs Summit, in a bid to tackle the current unemployment rate of 27.2%.
South Africa risks driving away new investment and crippling its mining sector if 'reckless' new rules are implemented, says AngloGold Ashanti chairperson Sipho Pityana.
Business Unity South Africa has criticised the government’s handling of the crisis at power utility Eskom and said the state is unrealistic in its approach to the country’s growing debt burden.
Cohen will take leave six months before the conclusion of her contract for a sabbatical ahead of 'pursuing new opportunities'.
Business Unity South Africa has submitted a petition to the speaker of the National Assembly to institute proceedings to have Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane removed.
Civil society groups that were outspoken against the Jacob Zuma-led government are not surprised that they were spied on by the State Security Agency.
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.
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.
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.
The Business Unity SA president has called for 'cool heads and pragmatism' in addressing expropriation without compensation.
True, there's no quick fix. But send us, Mr President, says Sipho Pityana.
Although supportive of President Cyril Ramaphosa, the new head of Busa says sentiment is changing and the next phase is going to be more about tangibles. Justin Brown speaks to him.
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