Being black in the world

By BO Staff Writer The following piece was originally published here. I’m a black man. I’m about 6’2″, average build. Nothing too fancy. I think I look normal, not intimidating in the slightest. I grew up in a middle-class neighborhood. My parents were blue collar workers, but provided for me and my sister. We were …

Gayton Mckenzie pulls the trigger – withdraws PA from NMB coalition

By BO Staff Writer Gayton McKenzie has rocked the boat again in the ailing coalition government of Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB). McKenzie sent a fiery letter to Democratic Alliance (DA) mayor, Athol Trollip, notifying him of the PA’s intention to withdraw from the coalition with immediate effect after the DA-led municipality failed to put forward …

Rupert TV (eNCA) embroiled in racism and labour law scandal

By BO Staff Writer Twenty-four hour news channel, eNCA, is yet again embroiled in a scandal regarding the treatment of its newsroom staff. According to reports, the station which is partly owned by South Africa’s richest man, Johann Rupert, could be flouting labour laws by employing freelance news anchors with no contracts. This is illegal …

Gayton McKenzie to liberate Nelson Mandela?

By Andile Mngxitama If you want to know the real reason why Gayton McKenzie has become the subject of Sunday Times propaganda, then look no further than the Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) metro. McKenzie seems to have bamboozled the racist Democratic Alliance (DA) and left it dazed. The DA mayor of NMB, Athol Trollip, didn’t …

Birthday reflections – Tshidiso Tsimong

I’ve received lots of ‘many happy returns’ birthday messages since this morning, mainly from comrades and other loved ones. I find myself thinking that this is just one more year without achieving the strategic objective of the revolution – land return to the black majority. The thought of dying eventually of old age without getting …

On “new Gupta” accusation & further defamatory statements – Gayton McKenzie

By BO Staff Writer The following press statement was issued by Gayton McKenzie yesterday regarding the white media’s attempts to slander his name: MEDIA STATEMENT BY GAYTON MCKENZIE ON ‘GUPTA’ AND OTHER DEFAMATION BY THE SUNDAY TIMES 17 September 2017 I spent the past week taking legal advice on last week’s front page Sunday Times …

‘ZCC, reject SANEF’s call to revise decision to boycott Tiso Blackstar’ – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following article was first published earlier today on the BLF website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) calls on the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) to reject the desperate and dishonest call by the South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) to reconsider its position to …