Women are not safe with Cyril Ramaphosa

By BO Staff Writer Rape is a serious matter which must never be taken lightly nor used in opportunistic political battles. The Deputy President and one of the frontrunners in the ANC presidential race, Cyril Ramaphosa, now says he believes Fezekile Kuzwayo – also known as Khwezi, was raped by President Jacob Zuma. Khwezi is …

Facebook continues to censor black activists

By Thabi Myeni A few months ago, US based investigative journalism website, ProPublica leaked internal documents revealing Facebook’s guidelines for dealing with hate speech and abusive language for its moderators in training. These “guidelines” fall nothing short of racist, discriminatory and tone deaf. One example of such was a multiple-choice question asking the moderators-to-be, “Which …

Mcebisi Jonas and the corruption at the Mandela funeral

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, ordered that President Jacob Zuma call in the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate corruption and unlawful appropriation of funds at the Nelson Mandela funeral in 2013. Mkhwebane found evidence of inflation of prices, misappropriation of funds, poor planning and disregard for supply chain …

New SABC board has started the looting

By BO Staff Writer The new South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board, that took over six months ago, is milking the public broadcaster. The board is seen as agreeable to the agenda of the opposition parties who hated the former SABC head, Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Now reports show that the board doesn’t care for the SABC. …

In defence of the white media agenda

By Sandile Memela We writers and journalists rule the society. We are powerful beyond measure. Everything that the ordinary white folk and educated blacks know comes from us. We shape and influence the perception and control their thinking. Over the last 23 years we have refined the art of black bashing. It has become an …