For the record, I’m a Bikoist 100%

By Andile Mngxitama Steve Biko systematized black radical thought in South Africa (SA) into Black Consciousness (BC). Like most thinkers Biko didn’t invent the ideas that he had called BC, he merely systematized them. Lots of people who resist giving Biko his place as supreme thinker on the black condition have no problem granting Karl …

Meet Johann Rupert

Photo credit: Forbes.com By Andile Mngxitama Ladies and gentlemen I present to you the man who rules South Africa (SA); the Stellenbosch Mafia King himself; the wealthiest man in the land; the owner of a private army in the taxi industry; the funder of all the anti Zuma campaigns; the man Floyd Shivambu is political …

Awakening is painful

By Andile Mngxitama “Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretense. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.” ― Adyashanti In this year of Awakening and Organizing, we are …

Jacob Zuma attacked for account at Capitec because it’s WMC: what is WMC?

Image credit: Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo By Andile Mngxitama I just saw a Twitter thread with trolls attacking and ridiculing President Jacob Zuma for opening an account at Capitec. I don’t care whether the account was for his own personal use or for one of his foundations. The people ridiculing Zuma don’t know that actually, the …

Johann Rupert’s riches protected by Malema and Ramaphosa?

By BO Staff Writer The global capitalist publication Bloomberg has released its 2020 billionaires list. The South African list is topped by Johann Rupert at R103 billion; the secretive Oppenheimers at R102 billion in second place; the alleged earlier funder of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Nathan Kirsh, at R86 billion in third place; and …

What do revolutionaries do at 12 midnight on 31st December

By Andile Mngxitama By now many of us would have heard about how the African National Congress (ANC) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have betrayed blacks with the “Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill, 2019”. Black First Land First (BLF) did caution that there shall be no land expropriation without compensation amendments. And this Bill …