Our Captured Media

by BO staff writer date: 15 April 2016   The South African media has taken sides in the Gupta versus white capital battle for the control of the economy. There are notable exceptions but our media in general has chosen the side of white capital. Whilst this is not surprising it’s effects after the campaign …

Five perspectives on why Pravin Gordhan’s Budget is anti-black

By BO Staff Writer The budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in February this year received a standing ovation from all the political parties in parliament. Even the “Marxist-Leninist” Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) could not resist the sweet sounding words of a budget meant to save South Africa from the eminent downgrading into …

“State Capture” – Myth or Reality?

By BO Staff Writer What is “State Capture?” There is an assumption that we all know what these words mean. We all repeat these words and the media uses them as short hand to refer to the controversial relationship between the State President, Preasident Jacob Zuma, and the Gupta family. It has come to pass that, “State …

“State Capture” Deception Wake Up!

by Lerato Lephatsa date: 10 April 2016 Recently the country that is South Africa has found itself immersed in what the mainstream media calls “state capture” by a wealthy family called the Guptas, through it’s purported relationship with President Jacob Zuma. It has been alleged that they have huge influence in Cabinet appointments which is …