BLF denounces afrophobic attacks in Joburg CBD

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) condemns the afrophobic attacks that took place yesterday in the Johannesburg CBD. It has since come to our attention that the police raid executed was led …

BLF urges Amnesty International to stop promoting Verwoerd

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) calls upon Amnesty International to stop the #SignTheSmileOff Verwoerd’s face campaign and to find better ways to address the crisis of education. Moreover Amnesty International must …

Gordhan vs Mkhwebane: Court erred in interdicting Mkhwebane from executing ‘remedial action’

By BO Staff Writer Background On 5 July this year, the Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane made adverse findings and imposed appropriate remedial action against Pravin Gordhan, the then commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) in relation to the establishment of the Rogue Unit in 2007 at SARS. The report of the PP …

In honor of 66th anniversary of 26th of July Movement

By BO Staff Writer On July 26, 1953, Fidel Castro and a group of revolutionaries attacked the Moncada Barracks with the intention of inspiring the people towards rupture with the imperialist sponsored Batista regime. Following a determined battle with Batista’s army, the revolutionaries suffered defeat. Many of them were executed, some were tortured, and others …

Important things to know about BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) is: 1. the first political movement to be banned by democratic South Africa (SA). 2. the only ‘Blacks Only’ revolutionary movement in SA. 3. the only …

Public Protector’s Report reveals over R191 million illegally deposited into Ramaphosa’s campaign account

By BO Staff Writer On Friday the Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwabane released her report on the conduct of President Cyril Ramaphosa relating to the Bosasa saga. The evidence against Ramaphosa is damning. It shows that his conduct is criminal, unconstitutional, and unbecoming of a President of South Africa. It further suggests state capture by …

Ramaphosa Must Go – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down. The findings of the Public Protector are damning and the President must do the right thing and step …