Racism 101: in response to Stellenbosch University white student urination incident

Theuns du Toit urinating on a black student’s belongings. Image: Times Live screenshot from video of incident By Andile Mngxitama On Saturday 14 May 2022 white Stellenbosch University student, Theuns du Toit, was recorded on video peeing on the books, desk and laptop of a black student, Babalo Ndwayana, after forcibly gaining entry into his …

Zwane ke Bosso!

Picture: Mosebenzi Zwane, Gallo Images By BO Staff Writer At a media conference held on 24 June 2017 in Joburg Black First Land First (BLF) President Andile Mngxitama announced the organisation’s response to the Mining Charter, amongst other things. BO reissues that response below which is an extract from the press statement previously published on …

Tragic black graduates

By Andile Mngxitama Visibly poor, in tears, a black graduate attends the most important event marking their success thus far. Tears witnessed by all move a good sumaritan to offer employment and a bursary. Good deed! The fate of our graduates cannot depend on charity. The graduate has carried his or her part of the …

Dudula, a product of capitalist crisis & the lack of the left movement

By Andile Mngxitama The emergence of Operation Dudula has to be understood “structurally”. It is a by-product of a deepening crisis of racial monopoly capital on the one hand and on the other hand the absence of a proper Left or anti capitalist movement. Deep crisis of capitalism produces two social and political responses. It’s …