Guptas haven’t captured the state – The Facts

By Themba Nkosi Lack of political literacy amongst the South African population has resulted in the misconception of political lobbying. The white owned media has capitalized on this and coined the term “State Capture”. This term has propagated a false narrative of a fictional enemy in order to keep the population focused on someone else …

Elvis Ramosebudi: A hustler, mentally unstable or a threat to national security?

By BO Staff Writer The man accused by the Hawks of plotting mass assassinations of politicians and prominent South Africans made his first appearance in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court this morning. Wearing all black and looking calm, the man now known to be Elvis Ramosebudi, allegedly sent letters to wealthy businessmen asking for funding for …

Eskom being captured by the Guptas is a lie

By Sthandwasami Dlamini Eskom’s 27 major coal suppliers are: Liketh Investments; Umcebo Mining; HCI Khusela Coal; Sudor Coal; Stuart Coal; Exxaro Coal; Keaton Mining; Kuyasa Mining; Shanduka Coal, whose interests held by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa are now held in a blind trust; Ntshovelo Mining Resources; Just Coal CC; African Exploration Mining; Finance Corporation, which …

Who is the enemy of black liberation in South Africa?

By Brian Tloubatla Below is one of the submissions for the Think For Yourself competition which, although did not win the competition, the Black Opinion Editorial Collective felt was thought-provoking, well-written and generally compelling. Answer: White monopoly capital/those who stole land of blacks.. Please note the following: “White monopoly capital” is a recurring theme in …

Rupert’s rent-a-crowd protestors in London today

By BO Staff Writer Today in London, a group of people allegedly hired by Johann Rupert will protest at the offices of his former PR company, Bell Pottinger. Rupert has not had peace since the Gupta family businesses out-manoeuvred him and poached his spin doctors. At the last Remgro group annual general meeting, Rupert bitterly …

Guptas investigated for R7 billion, whites getaway with stealing R147 billion!

By BO Staff Writer Last year, news dominating the mainstream media was how banks had quickly closed the bank accounts of the Gupta family businesses for supposedly dodgey transactions worth R7 billion. Later in the year, the then Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, submitted an affidavit to the North Gauteng High Court asking for a declaratory …

THINK FOR YOURSELF competition

By BO Editorial Collective Black Opinion turns 1 years old today. With that, we continue to implore Black people to think for themselves. Thus we are running a writing competition under the following details: Who is the enemy of black liberation in South Africa? 1. Jacob Zuma? 2. The Guptas? 3. White monopoly capital/those who …