There is no time to celebrate the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as President of the country because there are critical areas that need attending to‚ Business Leadership SA (BLSA) said on Thursday. The organisation welcomed the election of Ramaphosa following the resignation of Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa’s ascension to the helm of the ANC in December had already precipitated renewed business confidence and gains in the rand amid the belief that he will pursue market-friendly policies. "BLSA believes the election of a new president this afternoon represents a fresh opportunity to focus on the urgent task of growing the economy and putting our people into jobs to address the key challenges of poverty‚ inequality and unemployment, especially among our youth." BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale called on the new administration to urgently focus on a few critical areas. "Some public services are worse now than they were in 1994. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) and the National Prosecuting Authority...

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