BLF President Andile Mngxitama speaks on land tenure

By BO Staff Writer Andile Mngxitama does a moving presentation on land tenure. He is the President of Black First Land First (BLF), a radical black consciousness organization which he has also aptly described as “the reincarnation of Bambatha and the Mau Mau all rolled into one”. The full presentation may be viewed on YouTube …

Fake outrage of Malema & Ndlozi against Springboks is annoying

By Andile Mngxitama Since the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup (RWC) victory, the leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has been posing as agents of transformation by making several critical statements. This is synthetic outrage meant to placate the woke section of the black population while deflecting attention from the sleaze that the EFF leaders …

Never return to tribalism

By Andile Mngxitama Often when I’m asked, ungumni? Or in Setswana we would say o ana eng or in Sepedi o bina eng? Generally I say “ndingum-black” or my totem is BLACK. This is not a refusal of my roots but a political choice of my identity. I’m Black first, before I’m anything else. I’m …

Mashaba stupid to think DA isn’t racist, Maimane is deluded

Credit image: News24 By BO Staff Writer Helen Zille, former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, has been elected as the chairperson of the party’s federal council (FedCo) in a meeting over the weekend. Post the meeting, DA leader Mmusi Maimane congratulated Zille on her election as the party’s FedCo chairperson. He said that the event “presents …

Black Opinion articles: 29 September 2019 to 19 October 2019

Credit Image of Malcolm X: magpie Dear friend The Black Opinion website has been updated up to 19 October 2019 at: blackopinion.co.za As always, we appreciate your comments, criticism and suggestions. Follow us on: Twitter: @BlackOpinion2 Facebook: Black Opinion The following is a list of articles that were published over the period 29 September 2019 …

Politician versus Revolutionary

By Andile Mngxitama A High School learner asked me to mentor him to become a politician. I had to try and explain that I’m not a politician but aspire to be a revolutionary. I did this video to try to address this matter and thereby illuminate the revolutionary path of struggle. Andile Mngxitama is the …

It’s September, Biko Month

By Andile Mngxitama Steve Biko was assassinated on the 12 September 1977. For a whole month I will share a qoutation from Biko and explain its meaning. I shall also deal with some popular distortions. These explanations will be short. We must teach Biko’s ideas diligently to ensure there’s no misunderstanding or misrepresentation. If we …

Yes, as a politician I’m a failure, like Sankara & the impoverished millions: A response to Professor Zakes Mda

By Andile Mngxitama The world renowned literary giant, Professor Zakes Mda, took time out of his typewriter to throw a few insults my way on Twitter in response to my short irritation with his perennial lack of grasp of the larger questions of freedom and oppression. Prof Mda’s responses actually prove my point that he …