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.

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".

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.

Business bodies at odds over petition to remove Public Protector

2019-05-30 09:49

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'.

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.

Sipho Pityana: Economic exclusion must be the new frontier for shareholder activists

2019-03-08 06:00

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.

Black Business Council's Zungu lashes out at 'open letter littered with lies'

2019-02-28 12:19

Sandile Zungu sounds warning to the author of an open letter which he says is littered with lies.

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.

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.

#JobsSummit: 'We don't have all the answers, but it's a process'

2018-10-04 16:57

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%.


SA edging closer to IMF bailout – Sipho Pityana

2019-11-02 10:44

Business Unity South Africa's President Sipho Pityana has said government will have to take tough political decisions to avoid a credit downgrade.

SA has no political will for change, biggest business lobby says

2019-08-06 07:50

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.

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'.

Business body wants Parliament to remove Public Protector

2019-05-29 17:54

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.

Calls made for those implicated in wrongdoing at the SSA to be punished

2019-03-10 16:50

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.

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.

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.

Cool heads, please: BUSA's Sipho Pityana on land expropriation

2018-11-16 12:40

The Business Unity SA president has called for 'cool heads and pragmatism' in addressing expropriation without compensation.

Why we need the jobs summit - and so much more

2018-10-04 15:06

True, there's no quick fix. But send us, Mr President, says Sipho Pityana.

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