Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | In the end, history might also absolve Ramaphosa

On July 26 1953, a young Fidel Castro led an attempt to take the Moncada military barracks in the city of Santiago de Cuba, about 900km deep ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Which is the more scary — the ANC united or divided?

I’ve had a short break and it’s been entertaining watching my colleagues try to deal with the evident changes in narrative required by the fact that ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Are we forgetting that we still live in a free country?

I really don’t know any more. I read this piece the other day about how, through the lockdowns, the ANC and its government had discovered they can ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Could this elephant perhaps be a scorpion?

It was listening to health minister Zweli Mkhize insist SA is not yet ready for a resumption of alcohol sales and that he expects peak cases in ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | The ANC path to making a king’s ransom or two

So I was watching television the other day and, as is their wont, the local news stations were on a loop with the same things coming round every 30 ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Tired Cyril needs to find his courage

Another day of lockdown, another depressing television address by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Lack of leadership means all we're left with is luck

Even if your relationship with the Afrikaans language is as frail as mine, reading Max du Preez's online magazine/newspaper, VryeWeekblad, published ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Accountability and the NPA could change it all for SA

My heart sank. In the space of about half an hour on Friday. I opened the ANC's discussion document, hot off the presses, on Reconstruction, Growth ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | Our road diverges up ahead and Cyril must choose

Prepare, I'm afraid, for the mother of all fights while the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through our country and as it becomes clear that the battle ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large, Arena Holdings
PETER BRUCE | We can teach Texas, and Trump, a thing or two

A resurgence of Covid-19 infections is sweeping the south and west of the US.

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