Did Malusi Gigaba silence Prof Chris Malikane?

By BO Staff Writer The newly appointed Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba is said to have finally gagged the outspoken radical economist, Professor Chris Malikane. Sources close to the minister say Gigaba has been worried about the public utterances of the Wits School of Economic and Business Sciences professor whom he hired as his advisor …

BLF writes to press ombudsman against News24

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement has written a letter to the press ombudsman demanding that News24 be punished for its distortion of comments made by Professor Chris Malikane at its Blacks in Dialogue event. After Blacks in Dialogue, Malikane was misquoted by a News24 report as having said that …

VIDEO+PICTURES: Chris Malikane stands firm: radical economic transformation is the only solution

By BO Staff Writer Radical economic transformation, in terms of changing the structure and ownership patterns of the land and economy, is the only solution to the question of vast inequality in the country, Professor Chris Malikane told a packed room of Black people at the Black First Land First (BLF) movement’s monthly Blacks In …

Wits University won’t silence Prof Malikane 

By BO Staff Writer The vice chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Professor Adam Habib took to Twitter to clarify the university’s position on academic freedom. Habib was emphatic that Wits won’t silence Prof Malikane. This follows what appears to be a coordinated campaign by white monopoly capital to silence Prof Malikane who …

White media lying about Malikane “take up arms” comment

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement’s blacks only monthly event, Blacks In Dialogue (BID), hosted the finance minister’s advisor, Professor Chris Malikane, to discuss his ideas around radical economy transformation. In the talk, Malikane highlighted the need for a minimum program which would unite “progressive” black people across the …

INVITATION: Debate with Professor Malikane on Radical Economic Transformation

You are invited! Black First Land First (BLF) would like to extend an invitation to debate with Professor Chris Malikane who is the newly appointed Advisor to the Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba, under the following details: Date: 29 April 2017 Time: 6pm Venue: Devonshire Hotel, 16th Floor, Orient House, 49 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein Topic: …

BLF supports the appointment of Professor Malikane 

By BO Staff Writer The incoming Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba has appointed Professor Chris Malikane as his advisor. The move has seen widespread reaction, with white monopoly capital trying to discredit the appointment, while pro-radical economic transformation proponents welcomed it. The Black First Land First (BLF) movement welcomed the appointment and said, “Prof Malikane …