Honoring Patrice Lumumba

Image credit: This Is Africa By BO Staff Writer “African unity and solidarity are no longer dreams. They must be expressed in decisions” – Patrice Lumumba Full honors to Patrice Lumumba who was assassinated by U.S. and Belgium backed counter-revolutionary forces on January 17, 1961. Lumumba led the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to attaining …

Zuma/Gupta versus white monopoly capital/CR17: Understanding the lines of struggle

By Andile Mngxitama The Zuma/Gupta vs white monopoly capital (WMC)/CR17 antagonism is the contemporary manifestation of the historical unresolved battle between native and settler in occupied Azania. This battle does take different forms at given junctures without alteration of its essence as essentially a battle for national liberation. If the Zuma/Gupta axis of the antagonism …

Malema looting poor to establish businesses: genesis of Tsotsi Capitalism

Image credit: MyCampusMag By Andile Mngxitama Julius Malema is a shrewd and brutal businessman. He behaves like a true capitalist whose only consideration is the profit margin. In this quest for accumulation, no consideration for the well-being of others is entertained. This is how capital reproduces itself and ensures profits. Karl Marx, who Malema ostensibly …

Biko ain’t any less than Madiba just because he didn’t do military training

By Andile Mngxitama Dear all, there are some people who continue to insult me for my piece “It’s Mandela Guys!”. I ask anyone to provide me with solid evidence if your answer to the following question is yes: Is there any evidence that Robert Sobukwe and Steve Biko ever underwent military training? Yhuuu the gun …