From Gupta TV to Manyi TV: Mzwanele Manyi scoops ANN7 and The New Age

By BO Staff Writer As the progressive 24-hour news channel, ANN7, celebrates its 4th birthday today, news have emerged that the channel will now have a new owner. Business man and chairperson of the Progressive Professional’s Forum, Mzwanele Manyi, has gotten tongues wagging with an unexpected purchase of two of South Africa’s most progressive media …

Why did Pravin Gordhan litigate maliciously?

By Andile Mngxitama The former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has lost, with costs, a high court application against the Gupta-owned Oakbay group of companies. The full bench of the high court was scathing in its assessment of Gordhan’s application, which it found to be “unnecessary” and threw it out with costs. But why did …

Daily Maverick refuses to debate with BLF

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website on 03 August 2017: Daily Maverick’s The Gathering event, sponsored by Nandos in Cape Town instructed security to prevent the President of Black First Land First (BLF) Andile Mngxitama from entering the event. Mngxitama was told …

Non apology of City Press rejected by BLF

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website on 10 August 2017: Black First Land First (BLF) has seen the so called apology published by the City Press after losing the appeal for writing fake news about a BLF event. City Press has lied …

BLF-SM UKZN hosted a successful #BlackWave and Political Lecture

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website on 13 August 2017: Black First Land First Student Movement University of KwaZulu Natal (BLF-SM UKZN) acknowledges the resounding response and support by the UKZN community over the week long #BlackWave. BLF-SM went from residence-to-residence engaging …

BLF supports Mama Grace Mugabe

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website on 16 August 2017: We are black, therefore we understand how black mothers act to protect and defend their families. We were raised by black mothers who protect us against harm and often our mothers have …

BLF denounces Afriforum’s interference in black matters

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website on 17 August 2017: Black First Land First (BLF) has warned that the incident involving Mama Grace Mugabe is going to be highjacked by land thieves, colonialists and extreme racists. Today we learnt from the media …