An open letter to Rehad Desai: Your films are anti-black

By Yerushka Chetty Yesterday, I watched with anticipation your much publicised new documentary on Al jazeera about the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema’s rise to national politics, Julius vs The ANC. But I was very disappointed by the underwhelming and uncomplex film. You intentionally left a lot of things out in the documentary …

What is EFF getting from coalition with DA?: AIC shows how it’s done

By BO Staff Writer The African National Congress (ANC) and the African Independent Congress (AIC) have concluded talks and adopted a memorandum of understanding on their coalition partnership, which they had entered into after last year’s local government elections. The two parties went into coalition in the Ekurhuleni, Rustenburg, Umkhanyakude and “other municipalities where both …

Ramaphosa must go to HAWKS – ANC Youth League

By BO Staff Writer The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in eThekwini says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must report criminal conduct associated with the buying of votes for the upcoming ANC national conference, to the HAWKS, otherwise he risks criminal charges being laid against him. While addressing a Chris Hani memorial lecture in the …

Eskom being captured by the Guptas is a lie

By Sthandwasami Dlamini Eskom’s 27 major coal suppliers are: Liketh Investments; Umcebo Mining; HCI Khusela Coal; Sudor Coal; Stuart Coal; Exxaro Coal; Keaton Mining; Kuyasa Mining; Shanduka Coal, whose interests held by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa are now held in a blind trust; Ntshovelo Mining Resources; Just Coal CC; African Exploration Mining; Finance Corporation, which …

Know your enemy

By Ncedisa Mpemnyama This article was submitted as part of the Think For Yourself competition. The date is April 12, 2017. I’ve been awake since 10am and glued to my TV set. Today all mainstream political parties are in the streets in Pretoria in the #ZumaMustGo national march. Amongst them is the official opposition which …

We shall defend any black person that come under attack from Western imperialism

By Khotso Masemola This article was submitted as part of the Think For Yourself competition. We spend our time admiring colonial objects. Our economy is controlled by white settler monopoly capital which continues to oppress us. The influence of technology continues to mislead and confuse us from the main questions, like our stolen land and …