BLF-SM presents: UMHLABA!NOW

August/September 2016 The BLACK FIRST LAND FIRST-STUDENT MOVEMENT (BLF-SM) dedicates this issue of UMHLABA!NOW to the legacies of STEVE BANTU BIKO who died on 12th September 1977 and the MARIKANA MINERS who died in August 2012. Drawing from, inter alia, these revolutionary legacies, BLF-SM is determined to achieve its strategic objective of realizing FREE BLACK …

BLF 24 hour picket continues at Public Protectors office

By Zanele Lwana Last Thursday, 6 October 2016, our movement Black First Land First (BLF) marched to the office of the Public Protector. The aim of the march was to deliver a memorandum to the Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Mandosela, which calls on her to essentially deal with white corruption and to stop being used as …

Why Thuli Madonsela’s state capture report is biased, compromised and a weapon of regime change

By Andile Mngxitama This statement was delivered by Andile Mngxitama on 03 October 2016 during a Black First Land First (BLF) press conference at the Universal Hi-Lodge in Yeoville. This press conference is aimed at clarifying the position of our movement- Black First Land First (BLF) on the two important investigations undertaken by the Public Protector, Advocate …

Thuli Madonsela shocks human rights activists by speaking at Israel event

By Kwara Kekana on behalf of BDS South Africa The human rights and Palestine solidarity organization, BDS South Africa, is shocked that South Africa’s Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, participated in a fundraising event on the 21st of September 2016 with the Israel United Appeal-United Communal Fund (IUA-UCF). The IUA-UCF forms part of, and sends …