Hands off Mugabe and Mkhwebane – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement has responded calmly to a slew of insults from Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema at a press briefing held in EFF Headquarters, Braamfontein, today. BLF leader, Andile Mngxitama, had asked Malema and his party to put “petty differences aside” and join the movement …

Pravin Gordhan’s case against the Guptas baseless

By BO Staff Writer The longstanding battle between the Gupta family and the pro-regime change finance minister, Pravin Gordhan is heating up once more. Oakbay Investments lawyers, Van der Merwe & Associates, filed an affidavit to the Pretoria High Court on Friday, responding to the minister’s initial application seeking a declaration that government could not …

McBride wants Phiyega’s job by any means necessary

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, there was high drama in the law enforcement agencies of the country, with a media driven raid on the home of the acting national police commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID). Sources close to the case say the drama is calculated to damage the integrity of …

Johann Rupert is lying to save his skin

By Andile Mngxitama The leaked preliminary report of the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has opened the Pandora’s box of white corruption. The report recommends that ABSA must pay back more than R2 billion stolen from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) during apartheid. If ABSA pays this money then too many others will be …

What ever happened to EFF’s plan to occupy Absa?

By BO Staff Writer The year, 2015. The place, Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Johannesburg. That is the day Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Commander-in-Chief, Julius Malema, went on a rampage and alerted all who cared to listen that EFF would command 3000 fighters to occupy Absa branches if the bank didn’t practically …

ANC Women’s League wants SAA investigated

By BO Staff Writer State airline, South African Airways (SAA), should be investigated for corruption and lack of transformation via a Judicial Commission of Inquiry or Parliamentary Inquiry, the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) said on Thursday. In a statement, the women’s league said it noted reports which show that white businesses and individuals …

Dehumanizing African leaders for regime change

By Professor Jonathan Moyo This article was originally published on The Southern Times website in September 2016 around the time of the #ThisFlag and other regime change protests. Prof Jonathan Moyo is Zimbabwe’s minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development and MP for Tsholotsho North (Zanu PF). If there’s one inescapable reality to …

Social Development Spokesperson, Lumka Oliphant, defends Bathabile Dlamini in fiery Facebook post

By BO Staff Writer Department of Social Development spokesperson, Lumka Oliphant, penned a fiery Facebook post defending the department minister, Bathabile Dlamini, after news reports from local papers said the minister addressed a crowd “allegedly drunk”. In the Facebook post, written in both English and isiXhosa, Oliphant states that the allegations against Dlamini are false …