Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist

Peter Bruce was editor-at-large at Arena Holdings (formerly Tiso Blackstar) and editor-in-chief of Business Day, Financial Mail and ABC, the broadcaster of the Business Day TV, Home Channel and Ignition channels. He was editor of Business Day from 2001 until August 2012. His previous roles include editor: Financial Mail; editor: Business Report; UK news editor: Financial Times; and Madrid correspondent, Bonn correspondent, industrial correspondent: Financial Times. He describes himself as a media junkie, a die-hard Proteas and Springbok fan and a hopeless Sharks supporter.


There’s a unionist on my board, and it’s a good thing!

Business should embrace the proposal at Nedlac to include workers at the highest level of any company


PETER BRUCE: Making SA great — at the expense of Lesotho and Eswatini

SA is riding roughshod over the productive capacities of our small neighbours


PODCAST | Graeme Smith is the captain of our cricketing future

Can SA’s cricket team return to the top? Peter Bruce talks to leading cricket commentator Neil Manthorp


PODCAST: A potential game changer in the SA power sector

UCT’s Anton Eberhard tells Peter Bruce that he remains quietly confident that the government will meet the independent ...


Steel yourself for Ebrahim Patel’s price controls, a loser’s game

Minister Ebrahim Patel's efforts to protect a small number of local industries is harming the entire economy


The two faces of Tito, each as sincere as the other

The finance minister is torn between common sense and ideological fecklessness. Let’s hope the former wins out


To limit economic damage, let the private sector do its work

Besides internal ANC wrangling, the greatest danger to SA is a state that won't keep its paws off the economy


Time for Zondo to drop bombs on Zuma camp

The judge has been far too patient with the obfuscations of criminals who captured the state


That screeching was Mboweni hitting the brakes on promises to cut spending

The finance minister has reneged on his commitment to cap debt at 87% of GDP within three years


Ramaphosa must get rid of dead wood to ignite South Africa’s recovery

Our cabinet of dreams is more like a nightmare populated by inept ministers