Make No Mistake: There is a media blockade against Venezuela

By Rachael Bothroyd Rojas This article was originally published on the venezuela analysis website. Since April 4th, opposition militants have been carrying out targeted acts of violence, vandalism and arson, as well as deliberately clashing with security forces in an attempt to plunge the country into total chaos and forcefully remove the elected socialist government. …

So, you want radical economic transformation? Breaking up the auditing cartel is a good place to start President Zuma

By Khaya Sithole In 1915, General Louis Botha led the invasion of Namibia. Beyers Naude was born and James Hertzog established the national party’s propaganda machine – Naspers. In 1915, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) started auditing Naspers. In 2017 the South African Constitution turned 21 years old. President Jacob Zuma called for South Africa to implement radical …

EXCLUSIVE: Did the South African Reserve Bank kill the CEO of Bank of Baroda?

By BO Staff Writer The chief executive officer (CEO) of Bank of Baroda’s South African unit, Sanjay Agarwal, died from a heart attack last week. The Bank of Baroda took over most of the banking functions of the partly Gupta-owned businesses under the Oakbay stable, after the white-owned South African banking cartel unlawfully shut down …

How Albert Woodfox survived solitary

By Rachel Aviv This story was originally published on the New Yorker magazine website. Albert Woodfox was one of three of the Angola 3, he was in solitary confinement longer than any American in history. Last summer, five months after being released from prison, Albert Woodfox went to Harlem. It was there, in 1969, during …

Brazil: Coup Cabinet White Men Only! A Future For SA?

A viral meme circulating in Brazil shows the female members of former President Dilma Rousseff’s Cabinet (and the former President herself) grayed out. The new President, Michel Temer, announced his Cabinet this morning. The list includes no women, drawing concerns of female political representation in Brazil. Brazil has never been at the forefront of female …