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 …

Steve Biko Lecture: How Biko helps us to think black

By Neo Mokatsanyane (This lecture was delivered in honor of the legacy of Steven Bantu Biko to the community of Boipatong in Sedibeng on 24 September 2016. The event was hosted by the Sedibeng Regional Chapter of Black First Land First) I welcome and greet you all my black sisters and brothers, kale dumedisa kao …

Gwede, Pravin and Nzimande provoke students against Zuma

By BO Staff Writer Last month President Jacob Zuma instructed both ministers, Dr Blade Nzimande and Pravin Gordhan, not to raise fees. The media reported that the president had told the two to go find the money within the fiscus to ensure no fee increase for this financial year. President Zuma’s instruction makes sense since …