COVID-19 R350 Grant: why the poor must apply despite challenges

By Andile Mngxitama On 11 May 2020, the Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, announced the government’s revised criteria and requirements for the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant of R350 for the poor. This includes the period of the SRD Grant being from May to October 2020; payment methods; who qualifies; and compulsory …

2019 Sham Elections: What BLF Stands For, Why They Banned It

By Andile Mngxitama Yesterday (8 May 2020) marked a year since the 2019 general elections in South Africa.Those elections were not free and fair. It was rigged at the behest of White Monopoly Capital (WMC) which panicked at the possibility of Black First Land First (BLF) entering parliament towards its institutional obliteration. WMC invested massively …

Covid-19: Tito Mboweni giving State money to white businesses

Tito Mboweni. Image: pintrest By Andile Mngxitama Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Tuesday that white South African businesses must be given state money. To this end white businesses don’t have to be Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEEE) compliant to qualify for state money. This means that untransformed white businesses will get public money. In …

Johann Rupert vs NDZ: Rupert changes tactic, don’t be fooled!

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. Image: uncensored By Andile Mngxitama Don’t let Johann Rupert dribble you. He is winning! On 6 May 2020 I did a live broadcast on Facebook during which I examined the question “Johan Rupert withdraws court application against NDZ, is it a victory?” I explained that Stellenbosch, which is white monopoly capital …

Sex work is not work

By Andile Mngxitama All work is evil under a racist capitalist patriarchal system. Sex work is not work. It’s the further degradation and dehumanization of people – of those who sell themselves and those who employ them – by this evil system. We don’t elevate begging to a morally acceptable standard. We can reject sex …