Whites, back to Europe – not Australia!

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) welcomes the call by the Australian government for white land thieves to leave South Africa. However, BLF is totally opposed to the call that these land …

The case of VBS Bank – an analysis and proposed solutions

By Yamkela F Spengane 14 March 2018 So, on Sunday evening the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) placed VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship effective from 17:00 of that evening, 11 March 2018. SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG) Advisory Services was appointed as curator of the bank, effectively dissolving the existing board of the bank and taking custodianship of …

Victory for JMPD EPWP’s led by BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: “It’s a victory – 98% absorption of the JMPD EPWP’s led by BLF Black First Land First (BLF) Johannesburg Region which in solidarity led the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) interns …

Gupta victory underplayed

By BO Staff Writer Atul Gupta must get back his R10 million. The Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has ruled that most of the funds preserved by the Assets Forfeiture Unit (AFU) be released to the owners. Of the R220 million that was initially preserved for the Vrede dairy farm, only R40 million remains …

Women are not safe with Cyril Ramaphosa

By BO Staff Writer Rape is a serious matter which must never be taken lightly nor used in opportunistic political battles. The Deputy President and one of the frontrunners in the ANC presidential race, Cyril Ramaphosa, now says he believes Fezekile Kuzwayo – also known as Khwezi, was raped by President Jacob Zuma. Khwezi is …