PETER BRUCE: When SA is on her knees in 2025, remember what promises were made in 2020

Just too much money gets stolen and not enough politicians or officials are held to account for it. The price may turn out to be our sovereignty. At least ...

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PETER BRUCE: No place to hide

The president has been caught horribly short by the coronavirus. It has exposed weaknesses his general geniality might have hidden a little longer

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PETER BRUCE: Would I back Cyril again under the same circumstances? Yes, I would

Still, I don’t subscribe to the coup theory. I don’t think Ace Magashule is running the ANC and I don’t think the president is a coward

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PETER BRUCE: Ramaphosa and his cabinet have lost control of the pandemic inside our borders

It is instructive that the president chose to consult the taxi industry on his Sunday night announcement, but not the liquor industry

PETER BRUCE: Sturdy, reliable and always there when you need them – until you do

SA insurance stalwart Santam has been a shining example of what not to do when you’re in a corner

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PETER BRUCE: Please don’t shoot the messenger, Tito

If Mboweni is in the mood to stand against insanity then he has a chance to start when he presents the emergency Covid-19 budget tomorrow

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PETER BRUCE: Bring on advanced Level 3

You can be clever and ask whether the government used the time it bought by locking down early wisely, but there’s no right answer. The fact is, we’re in the ...

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PETER BRUCE: Will the ANC’s QE plan make inequality worse?

Another conference won’t do. Not more promises. Only action will do

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PETER BRUCE: Ramaphosa knows exactly how incapable his state really is

At the best of times SA is not an easy place to govern, but there are so many easy fixes if we could only learn to value the expertise and commitment we have

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PETER BRUCE: Three’s company, but then along came Covid-19

Ramaphosa, Gordhan and Patel have a vision for a new SA – but a wasteland awaits them if they do not get more economic activity safely going

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PETER BRUCE: Dan Moyane, have I got news for you!

In the past few days there’s been a rapid flurry of reports suggesting the prevailing wisdom that Covid-19 is a respiratory disease may be wrong

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PETER BRUCE: Logic now has nothing to do with handling Covid-19 in SA; it’s just politics

President Cyril Ramaphosa is up against it if he is going to continue seeking political consensus on decisions that should be made on science alone, writes ...

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PETER BRUCE: SA’s lockdown has reached its sell-by date

Why didn’t we just go out and buy 50,000 beds? There are lots of places to put them

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PETER BRUCE: Pandemics: lessons from the past for those who are Left

We isolate, caregivers risk their lives, the rich hoard and the poor suffer. But the rich die too. And we argue like there’s no tomorrow

PETER BRUCE: Can Cyril change the ANC’s tune amid Moody’s blues?

Ramaphosa has to move ahead or get out of the way. Reform has to come or we all crumble, rich and poor, big companies and small

PETER BRUCE: Covid-19: Will SA be locked and loaded?

Ramaphosa looks better by the day. He’s taken bold and early action and it just might work