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Vol 64 No 13

Published 22nd June 2023

South Africa

As economic polycrisis deepens, business lends a hand

Corporate chiefs are going public on their fears about the economic slide and social chaos

After months of intense preparation, the two leading business umbrella groups – Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Business for South Africa (B4SA) – launched a major initiative to work with government to resolve the energy crisis, halt crime and endemic corruption, restore collapsing freight logistics and the rail network, and address contaminated water supplies which have led to outbreaks of cholera.

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