PICTURES: BLF’s #BlacksInDialogue in pictures

By BO Staff Writer the following pictures were taken from the Black First Land First’s (BLF) #BlacksInDialogue series. The event took place on the February 28 and the topic of discussion was ‘Why ABSA should pay back the stolen R3.2 billion.’ Panelists were BLF National Convenor, Andile Mngxitama, author & Former Director of the South …

President Jacob Zuma to comment end February on the Public Protector’s provisional report into ABSA

By BO Staff Writer President Jacob Zuma will comment on the public protector’s now leaked provisional report “on the Complaint of Mr Paul Hoffman Pertaining to Alleged Maladministration, Corruption, Misappropriation of Public Funds and Failure by the South African Government to Implement CIEX Report and Recover Public Funds from ABSA,” at the end of February …

Zuma must fire Gordhan – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The Black Consciousness movement, Black First Land First (BLF) says President Jacob Zuma must fire Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, because he serves white monopoly capital. They accuse him of being “pro-rich and pro-white!” In a statement released on Sunday, the movement said the minister was silent on the recent leaked report …

Maria Ramos and ABSA’s amnesia

By Khaya Sithole So I must confess – the first thing I did this morning was buy a copy of the Mail and Guardian – and I haven’t been this excited about buying a newspaper since I got my Matric results. The Public Protector’s report is much better than the State Capture Report and it …

Venezuela on the threshold of a bloody coup!

By BO Staff Writer Venezuela is on the brink of another coup by the national bourgeoisie in cahoots with its global wing, Western imperialism, who have just failed to remove President Maduro via a recall referendum that the courts had effectively stopped. To this end, the courts of various states had, through the annulment of …

Brazil coup: Lessons for the ANC

By James Petras Introduction Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office through a well-organized, carefully planned operation among the corrupt Brazilian political elite, closely linked to the stock-market, financial institutions and foreign energy companies. This ‘legislative coup d’état’ eliminated the democratically-elected ‘political intermediaries’ and installed a regime directly controlled by the CEO’s of leading …

In honor of the Chinese Long March

By BO Staff Writer After the Long March, when the Chinese Red Army had arrived in Northern Shensi, the Political Bureau of the Central Committee met in December 1935  to interrogate the various problems regarding tactics against imperialism. Subsequent to this meeting Mao Zedong delivered a report containing an analysis of these problems at the …