Black political parties must unite!

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was first published in the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: The black majority desire black unity to advance the revolution to end suffering. The enemy is united but black people are divided. A new opportunity to work towards black unity has …

Mngxitama to Ramaphosa: Stop misleading the nation on land expropriation

By Andile Mngxitama The post-African National Congress (ANC) lekgotla statement by Cyril Ramaphosa is a distortion of the land expropriation without compensation process. Ramaphosa is playing political football with a matter of life and death. First of all, the impression created that the public hearings on land expropriation are about constitutional democracy is a blatant …

‘Hands off President Robert Mugabe’ – BLF

BO Staff Writer Radical black consciousness movement, Black First Land First (BLF), has come out in defence of Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, after African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, dismissed Mugabe’s comments about the ANC selling out its people during the 1994 negotiations. Mugabe has on numerous occasions told his Zanu-PF party supporters …

Voters rejects EFF in Johannesburg

By BO Staff Writer The media has been quiet about how their darling London-controlled Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) of Julius Malema has lost a shocking 3% of the vote in an important by-election in Johannesburg recently. Ward 124 was won by the ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC). The EFF share of the vote …

BLF to proceed against FNB

The following article was published earlier today on the BLF website and is reissued below by Black Opinion. Black First Land First (BLF) will today meet with Siphesihle Jele, Simon Masimula, Sipho Coke and Xolani Nkosi, the victims of racism at the hands of First National Bank (FNB). The four former employees of FNB had …

ANC wins by-elections in WC, JHB and EC

By BO Staff Writer Knocking its critics to the ground, the African National Congress (ANC) won three out of five by-elections held in the Western Cape, Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Free State. The ANC unseated the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Bergrivier, Western Cape and retained a ward in Ngqushwa, Eastern Cape, with over 80% votes. …