Peter Bruce was editor-at-large at Arena Holdings (formerly Tiso Blackstar Group) and editor-in-chief of Business Day, Financial Mail and ABC, the broadcaster of the Business Day TV, Home and Ignition television 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.


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


A siege economy under ANC control? It won’t work

The president has plans for a series of infrastructure projects, but more obvious fixes such as maintenance are not ...


Ramaphosa should have put his name on South Africa’s IMF letter

The president needs to demonstrate that he will do everything necessary to halt a slide into debt


Worker-filled factories just another of the ANC’s fantasies

The elite are out of touch with a country that is rapidly shedding jobs and businesses


The surge is coming, short-sleeved T-shirts or not

We are clueless about Covid-19, partly because the government won’t tell us what it knows


INSIGHT: ANC stealing money to throw at SAA

The fake “business rescue” of SAA is a pantomime that continues to surprise, amuse and confound.   The fake ...


Mantashe trips renewable energy switch

Mantashe has had ages in office and views renewable energy as a threat, not a solution In what passes for modern ...


Divided DA is doomed unless it heals itself

Ironically, like the ANC, enemies Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane have to put party unity before any other issue


OPINION | Yes, sir, government is going to stuff this up

On any given day, as a patriotic South African who wants to grow old here, I would take a bullet for Pravin Gordhan.


OPINION | Reimagining the landscape with NDZ as 2IC

Well, the election’s over. Thank goodness for that.