From Gupta TV to Manyi TV: Mzwanele Manyi scoops ANN7 and The New Age

By BO Staff Writer As the progressive 24-hour news channel, ANN7, celebrates its 4th birthday today, news have emerged that the channel will now have a new owner. Business man and chairperson of the Progressive Professional’s Forum, Mzwanele Manyi, has gotten tongues wagging with an unexpected purchase of two of South Africa’s most progressive media …

Why did Pravin Gordhan litigate maliciously?

By Andile Mngxitama The former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has lost, with costs, a high court application against the Gupta-owned Oakbay group of companies. The full bench of the high court was scathing in its assessment of Gordhan’s application, which it found to be “unnecessary” and threw it out with costs. But why did …

Non apology of City Press rejected by BLF

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website on 10 August 2017: Black First Land First (BLF) has seen the so called apology published by the City Press after losing the appeal for writing fake news about a BLF event. City Press has lied …

BLF applauds Oakbay’s pledge to support Fees Must Fall process

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website earlier this morning: It’s now common cause that the former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has lost his court application against Oakbay Investments (Pty) Ltd (Oakbay) which is a holding company of the Gupta owned businesses …

How to register a company on your own

By Banele Rewo It is often thought that opening and registering a company is a laborious, time consuming and expensive exercise. Banele Rewo tells us otherwise. He explains the simple process of registering a company. This is done so that all people, even those historically excluded from this process, can infiltrate the business market. 1. …

The Marikana Massacre five years on

By BO Staff Writer Today marks five years since 34 black mine workers were murdered for fighting for a R12 500 living wage. The miners had been on strike against their British employer, Lonmin platinum mine. Loosing profits and generally agitated by these defiant black men and women, the firm broke down the strike by …