FARC-EP and ELN to unite against repressive Columbian state

By BO Staff Writer Plans are underway to unite the progressive forces in Columbia behind the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army (FARC-EP), against the oligarchy of that country. The leader of FARC-EP, Jesus Santrich, denounced Colombian President Duque’s betrayal of the 2016 Peace Accord. In a new statement issued yesterday, he said: “The State …

Stop the war on women! – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: The war against Black women continues unabated despite government dedicating one month every year to women. The murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana is symptomatic of this ongoing war. Black First Land First (BLF) calls on black men in particular …

Open the border! Foreigners must go!

Image: Malema, Mpofu, and Maimane at Mashaba’s birthday celebrations last week. Credit: social media By Andile Mngxitama The populist says, “Africa is one, open the border!” For this he gets massive applause from Africans desperate to get into South Africa (SA). This is a good fundraising strategy. His political sidekick says, “[f]oreigners must go! The …

Vukani calls on all to unite behind the Public Protector

Vukani Community Development (Vukani) is rallying everybody to unite in solidarity behind the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to push government to stop the witch-hunt against her and to allow her to continue serving the people as a Chapter 9 Institution. Vukani is led by Mayibuye Melisizwe Mandela, who is the organization’s chairperson and the …