amaBhungane peddler of fake news

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is republishing the following article that appeared on the BLF website on 29 July 2017: Black First Land First (BLF) has long known that the so-called investigative journalist outfit amaBhungane is a peddler of fake news. The group is a mere bulldog of white monopoly capital. Now the truth …

White man at amaBhungane event attacked BLF President

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is republishing the following article that appeared on the BLF website on 27 July 2017: Black First Land First (BLF) President, Andile Mngxitama, was attacked by a white man at the amaBhungane event this evening in Braamfontein. Comrade Mngxitama had attended the public event to ask questions about the …

BLF applauds revolutionary actions of UJ students

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is republishing the following article that appeared on the BLF website on 26 July 2017: The students of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) are correct in characterizing the primary contradiction in South Africa as being white monopoly capital. The revolutionary students of UJ are also correct by outing Pravin …

EFF drops from 60 000 to 7000 at rallies

By BO Staff Writer The fourth anniversary of Julius Malema’s party exposed it as a diminished outfit from its robust beginnings. In the early years of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), it’s rallies were massive affairs regularly clocking over sixty thousand supporters. Things have changed drastically – the fourth anniversary was attended by about seven …

The fallacy of a ‘free media’ in South Africa

By Zimasa Mpemnyama Over the past few weeks, the phrase ‘free media’ has been used to characterise the media landscape of South Africa. Although the phrase has been in use for quite sometime now, it was catapulted into the national conversation again after the Black First Land First (BLF) movement picketed outside the home of …

Floyd Shivambu and Jeremy Cronin: two sides of the same anti-black coin

By Matabz South Africa is at a crucial point in history, a point characterized by fierce contestation of black nationalist ideas versus white liberal and so-called white radical ideas that continue to dominantly shape the contours of the South Africa political and ideological landscape. This contestation is nothing historically new to the broader trajectory of …

Are you ready for a Cyril Ramaphosa presidency?

By BO Staff Writer British imperialism wants Cyril Ramaphosa to be South Africa’s next president, by hook or crook. Exclusively speaking to Black Opinion, sources have revealed that under the direction of British imperialist and coup plotter, Robin Renwick, the opposition parties have been ordered to support the presidency of Ramaphosa. The Economic Freedom Fighters …

Chronology of resistance: honoring the glorious 26th of July Movement

By BO Staff Writer Introduction Sixty four years ago a group of fearless revolutionaries took siege of the Moncada Barracks in Santiago, Eastern Cuba. They were subsequently defeated having failed to remove the anti people dictator Fulgencio Batista. So begun the 26th of July Movement. Struggle against imperialist sponsored Batista Batista, who assumed power in …

Andile Mngxitama responds to Julius Malema: Yes I’m broke, just like all black people

By BO Staff Writer Black First Land First (BLF) president, Andile Mngxitama, has responded to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema’s, accusations that he is drowning in debt which made him take money from the Gupta’s. Mngxitama’s responded to Malema by saying that he didn’t view receiving money from the Guptas as a scandal. …