Prayer for elders in Kilombo Village

By BO Staff Writer Tomorrow the Way of Life Kilombo Village in Khayelitsha will have a prayer and update session on the situation of the elders who were arrested, manhandled and dehumanised while protesting outside parliament on Thursday and Friday. The pensioners have been demanding their payouts since 2014. The determined group of elderly black …

Brazil: Stop the Coup, Mobilise the Masses!

Featured Image: Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff faces suspension from office in less than a week.  Photo: Andressa Anholete/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By João Pedro Stedile “They may control laws and manipulate legislative decisions, but they can’t generate the riches of the country. Those who produce the riches are the workers, and we are the ones that …

Zimbabweans make thriving farm on abandoned land

Featured Image: Albert Chinhanga, one of the N7 Farmers. By Tariro Washinyira Five Zimbabwean men have been successfully growing crops on land abandoned as unprofitable in Malmesbury. The landowner, N7 Meat, gave up farming crops on the land, claiming losses of over R1 million. Zinhanga and four friends met the landowner when buying an ox for …

Mngxitama’s ‘Blacks Only’ Movement Vies For Land

Featured Image (Facebook): BlackFirstLandFirst By Citizen Reporter Former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) member Andile Mngxitama’s Blacks First Land First (BFL) movement has made their “revolutionary call” after the party’s founding last year. The ‘blacks only’ party has sent “all black people who want freedom” an invitation to its launch conference on May 14 in Orlando …

The Law of the People?

Featured Image: Andile Mngxitama is the National Convenor of the Black First Land First movement. By De Nero Koffman This piece of writing was inspired by a very condensed presentation by Andile Mngxitama from the Black First Land First (BLF) movement. During the second day of the Black Lawyers Association Student Chapter (BLAsc), Constitutional Summit …

Julius Malema Gave Whites All Of SA’s Highly Fertile Land

Featured Image: EFF leader Julius Malema at the party’s recent Manifesto Rally. Photo: Michel Bega/The Citizen By BO Staff Writer The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, told thousands of his cheering supporters at the Manifesto Launch Rally this past Saturday that white people must take 20% of the total land in …

Jargon Music to perform at the Black Agenda Launch

Featured Image: (Left to Right) Lukhanyo ‘Freeze’ Zondani and Ncedisa ‘Jargon’ Mpemnyama will perform at the BLF Launch. Photo: Supplied By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement will be hosting their Black Agenda Launch conference on May 14 and among the activities of the day will be art performance, including a …

“Numbers don’t lie…Really? Look again”

By BO Staff Writer Featured Image: Orlando Stadium packed inside and outside. Viva EFF! Viva! This picture was a hit with fighters on social media. #FillUpOrlando was trending. But there was a problem. Someone caught up in the brutal god of numbers. This god is never satisfied. Numberist must make it bigger than what it …