Steve Motale supporters march to The Citizen

By BO Staff Writer Today, the Forum of Journalists for Transformation (FJT) lead a march to the offices of The Citizen newspaper to demand the immediate reinstatement of suspended Black editor, Steve Motale. FTJ, along with the Black First Land First movement (BLF), Transform RSA, Communications Workers Union (CWU), Cosas, Patriotic Alliance (PA), and others …

Why Trevor Manuel is Defending Johann Rupert

By Andile Mngxitama The former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel has come out guns blazing against Black First Land First (BLF) for opening a criminal case against Johann Rupert. Manuel said the BLF case is “irrational” and even went further to say there is nothing of “substance” from the black consciousness organization. What angered Manuel …

Dudu Myeni: Questions MPs won’t ask

By Andile Mngxitama Today the Chairperson of the Board of the South African Airways (SAA) is expected to be insulted by the DA and EFF coalition partners when she presents the airline’s financial report to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Finance. The SAA is a highly contested lucrative State Owned  Entity (SOE) which has been allowed …

Is Treasury Sabotaging the Economy of South Africa?

By Andile Mngxitama South Africa’s inter-governmental wars have reached a new plateau with the announcement by Futuregrowth that it is suspending “any additional loans” to some of the biggest (state owned enterprises) SOEs. In particular Futuregrowth has identified the following entities as its first targets: Eskom, Transnet, Sanral, Landbank, IDC and DBSA. This move is …