BLF Press Statement on its extended National Coordination Committee meeting

Image: The leadership of the Black First Land First movement, from left to right: Lindsay Maasdorp, Yerushka Chetty, Andile Mngxitama, Zanele Lwana and Ncedisa Mpemnyama. By Yerushka Chetty The extended National Coordination Committee (NCC) of our movement which is the highest decision making body between national imbizos, met over the weekend of 16-17 July 2016. …

On Pastor Evans Mawarire

Image: Zimbabwean Pastor who started the #ThisFlag campaign, Pastor Evans Mawarire. Photo: The Standard. By Pastor Xola Skosana Pastors in the Pentecostal/Charismatic sector of the church are the least prepared leaders to deal with the complexity of post-colonial and neo-colonial dynamics in Black society. Being a Christian is already an admission of susceptibility and gullibility. In …

Human Rights Censor Black Speech

By Andile Mngxitama Why are there no memorial services held across the globe by black people for the assassinated martyr of black liberation, brother Micah Xavier Johnson? In South Africa the only reported event in honour of his heroic acts are the activities of the The Way Of Life Kilombo through the Black Solidarity Action …

BLF launches a petition against the public protector

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement has launched a petition against the public protector Thuli Madonsela, demanding that she finalize and release her report relating to billions of rands stolen by apartheid era leaders, politicians, bankers and arms dealers. The case has been with Madonsela since August 2011. Read the …

Black Opinion writer gets death threats from #ThisFlag campaigners

By BO Staff Writer The Zimbabwe regime-change Western sponsored #ThisFlag campaign is projected as peaceful by the pro-imperialist and colonialist media. However, since the strike it called last week it has in fact shown itself to be violent. The strike was enforced by violence in many parts of Harare. Now the violence of #ThisFlag has …