#BlackOpinionTurns1: A year of Black Opinion

By BO Editorial Collective It is in an album of jazz classics where revered South African songstress, Thandiswa Mazwai, affectionately known as King Tha, excavates Miriam Makeba’s famous quote about the conqueror and the conquered. Makeba says, “the conqueror writes history. They came, they conquered and they wrote. Now you don’t expect people who came …

Letter to President Jacob Zuma on his 75th birthday

By Lindsay Maasdorp Dear President Jacob Zuma Our inspirational leader Stephen Bantu Biko once said, “Township life alone makes it a miracle for anyone to live up to adulthood. There we see a situation of absolute want in which black will kill black to be able to survive.” Today on your 75th birthday we realise …

BREAKING NEWS: Julius Malema tells EFF members to cause mayhem today

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion has been reliably informed by sources close to the leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that members have been encouraged to be violent in today’s march against President Jacob Zuma to the Union Buildings. Insiders say that the instruction issued includes the destruction of property and attacking people …

EFF’s Mbuyiseni Ndlozi peddles lies about BRICS and Brazil: Part 1

By Matabz The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s protracted political onslaught on President Jacob Zuma continues unabated, albeit without any grounding on proper theoretical foundations, except distorted facts and moribund analyses concocted to protect white capital. Ndlozi wrote two opinion pieces for the white-liberal/right-wing publication, Daily Maverick, titled Dispelling some myths of the …

SaveSA has destroyed Pravin Gordhan

By Khaya Sithole This article was originally published on the Uncensored Opinion website. SaveSA and its coterie of ambivalent corporate social activists have done a good job of destroying former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, now let us watch them try the same thing with his replacement, Malusi Gigaba. On 17 December 1974, one of South …

BLF takes #NationalShutdown to Pravin Gordhan’s house

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement has rejected the coup planned to remove President Jacob Zuma by Save SA, Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and other racist white civil society NGOs, and is instead picketing outside the homes of former Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan. The movement says it …

A rejoinder to Ndlozi’s colonial myths 

By Matabz Below is Matabz’s response to the Economic Freedom Fighters’ Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s piece published on the Daily Maverick titled Dispelling Myths of the Cabinet Reshuffle. Comrades! A great change has now taken place in the political situation” ~ Mao Tse Tung  We are in an epoch sutured by imperialist agent provocateurs and foxy interlocutors …

#NationalShutdown unpopular amongst black people

By BO Staff Writer The national shutdown planned by Save South Africa, Democratic Alliance (DA), Section27 and other white civil society movements is largely unpopular amongst black people. A number of blacks have taken to social media to voice out their dissatisfaction at being called to protest against President Jacob Zuma when white people feel …