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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …