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 | What a farcical waste, all that egg on the face

Jardine’s funders should not switch off the taps now that their man has left the table, writes Peter Bruce.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Economics standing on its head

The rand has taken a steep dive against the  dollar, the  pound and the euro since finance minister Enoch Godongwana presented his  budget on ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Where Cyril gets race right and then wrong

It wasn’t apartheid that forced Ramaphosa to appoint lemons like Bheki Cele to police, writes Peter Bruce.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Could Eskom and Zuma be writing Cyril’s swansong?

President Cyril Ramaphosa had barely finished his disappointing state of the nation address on Thursday night when Eskom ramped up its load-shedding ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Putting our new Moslem-cred to work for peace

South Africa alienated many of its biggest trading partners in the West by accusing Israel in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), with ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | SA puts one over its snide critics in the West

There wasn’t much comfort for Israel on Friday after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered an interim ruling in a case brought by South ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | How to lose friends and irritate people

South Africa’s clout is fast waning in countries where it matters, and if Trump wins our last resort will be Gary Player, writes Peter Bruce.

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | Cyril’s also playing domestic politics in The Hague

Resurrecting the outlines of the struggle against apartheid would suit Ramaphosa just fine in the next few months before the election, writes Peter ...

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | ANC mines pit of despair for a few rands more

With a divided opposition and lacklustre new outfits like Roger Jardine’s, it looks like we are on our own, writes Peter Bruce

Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist
PETER BRUCE | How to oust the ANC: make it a Jardine vs Cyril fight

If the MPC could agree on Roger Jardine, running a US-style campaign with him as the figurehead would destroy the ANC at the polls, writes Peter ...