Peter 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 Protea and Springbok fan and a hopeless Sharks supporter.

Focus on the economy, not race

Opinion

DA has to grab the economic debate and run with it

Cabinet’s fear of the unions means we’re screwed

Opinion

Tito Mboweni had a chance to ensure we wouldn’t get a Moody’s downgrade, and he fluffed it, as did Pravin Gordhan

Rassie’s Springboks are no pushover

Opinion

So, we’re in the final of the Rugby World Cup. Again. Brilliant. We got to the final in 1995 and 2007. We won both ...

Divided DA is doomed unless it heals itself

Opinion

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

The Guptas’ lives will unquestionably change for the worse

Opinion

Yes, they are still rich — but being designated global pariahs overnight will not be pleasant for the brothers Gupta

Don’t write Cyril off just yet

Opinion

I have been suggesting for a while that October 2019 is going to be when we begin to see what President Cyril ...

Hey Boks, think outside the box to go all the way

Opinion

I promise I’ll only do this once, but I have to write about the Rugby World Cup Springbok opening match against the All ...

Biko and ‘that politicising thing’

Opinion

I decided to quietly commemorate Steve Biko’s murder by the apartheid security police 42 years ago by rereading his ...

Briquettes could bring bouquets for Mboweni

Opinion

Time is running out.It is inconceivable that finance minister Tito Mboweni stands up in parliament in October to ...

Treasury blueprint positive step

Opinion

I am easily amused, but I have not had as much fun reading a serious document in years as I have had poring over the ...

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