Helen Zille vs FW de Klerk

BY Andile Mngxitama FW de Klerk says that apartheid was not a “crime against humanity”. Helen Zille says “For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative, think of our independent judiciary, transport infrastructure, piped water”. For the Reds of London, Zille is the better devil. How? For them she is so better that she …

On “Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?”

Image: BO archives By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion previously published a piece titled, “Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?”. The content is still relevant and in fact timeless. We have received very encouraging feedback which we are now publishing for your reading pleasure. In the meanwhile, for those who have …

BLF had an effective meeting with Amnesty International

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Yesterday, a delegation of Black First Land First (BLF) national leaders led by our President Andile Mngxitama, held a succeful meeting with the Executive Director of Amnesty International for Southern Africa, …

EFF supports apartheid, Ndlozi says

By BO Staff Writer Last night, the University of Cape Town Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (UCT EFFSC) hosted a talk by the EFF Spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. The spokesperson, affectionately known as ‘People’s Bae’ may have lost his ‘Bae-ness’ after the talk. Ndlozi pushed his way through a cringeworthy talk on postcolonial liberation movements, leaving …

In remembrance: Sharpeville Day

By BO Staff Writer Today, 57 years ago, the leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, woke up at 5 a.m. in his home in Mofolo, Soweto, and got ready for the day of planned nationwide action against pass laws. It is said that from as early as August 1959, “Sobukwe was …

Thuli Madonsela shocks human rights activists by speaking at Israel event

By Kwara Kekana on behalf of BDS South Africa The human rights and Palestine solidarity organization, BDS South Africa, is shocked that South Africa’s Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, participated in a fundraising event on the 21st of September 2016 with the Israel United Appeal-United Communal Fund (IUA-UCF). The IUA-UCF forms part of, and sends …