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.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | A party desperately short of leaders might need to recycle its ...

Acting chief justice Raymond Zondo was within his rights holding a media briefing to admonish tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu the other day, writes ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Cyril is ringmaster in our tragicomic national circus

President Cyril Ramaphosa ends the year on a precarious note with Covid still raging and Zuma's legal sagas building to a climax ahead of the ANC ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Five reasons to be cheerful

The resilience of South Africans and some good news bring much needed hope

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Is Africa turning into a Covid crybaby?

The vaccines complaint has become hollow and cheap, low-hanging fruit for activists and politicians, notes Peter Bruce.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | This artery is going to give KZN a heart attack

The protesters may think they were making a point blocking the N3 but all they were doing was preparing someone else's dinner, writes Peter Bruce.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | A week of political noise, wild tweets and other deafening sounds

It has been quite astonishing to watch the city governance coalition talks play out, writes Peter Bruce

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PODCAST | Debt or growth: what is SA’s real crisis?

Peter Bruce chats to Colin Coleman about the country’s prospects

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Don’t buy this Shell on the sea shore

Just outside Mthatha, on the N2 as you approach from East London and the Transkei Wild Coast, is a Shell Ultra City. During the summer holidays it is ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | The ANC's way with words brings a quiet joy

I promised the editor I would not mention FW de Klerk in this column today but the ANC leaves me no choice. Its expression of regret at his ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | A set of local results that may just have shown us our national ...

The results of this week's local government elections reveal the conservative nation we are, writes Peter Bruce.