For the record, I’m a Bikoist 100%

By Andile Mngxitama Steve Biko systematized black radical thought in South Africa (SA) into Black Consciousness (BC). Like most thinkers Biko didn’t invent the ideas that he had called BC, he merely systematized them. Lots of people who resist giving Biko his place as supreme thinker on the black condition have no problem granting Karl …

Awakening is painful

By Andile Mngxitama “Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretense. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.” ― Adyashanti In this year of Awakening and Organizing, we are …

I gave EFF the Marxist Leninist Fanonian ideology

Image credit: African News Agency (ANA) By Andile Mngxitama The EFF leadership are now destroying some really principled comrades. Firstly, we know that Comrade (Cde) Mandisa Makesini can’t write anything, including a report. Now the Mazzotti boys are forcing Cde Piaba Madokwe to lie and contradict herself because of her previous proximity to us organisationally. …

“EFF is Fanonian, Pan Africanist but not black consciousness? God Jesus come!!!” – Mngxitama

Photo credit: Elizabeth Sejake By BO Staff Writer According to Black First Land First (BLF) President Andile Mngxitama the article “Each generation must choose its mission”, which was published yesterday on the website of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) under the name of Mandisa Makesini, was actually written by Floyd Shivambu. “Floyd Shivambu must stop …

EFF’s “Marxist-Leninist-Fanonist Thought” as founded by Mngxitama

By BO Staff Writer The “Marxist-Leninist-Fanonist” ideological perspective has long been clarified for the purpose of uniformity of thought and clarity of vision by its founder the erstwhile Commissar for Land and Agrarian Revolution of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Andile Mngxitama, who is the current President of the black consciousness organization Black First Land …

A tribute to Rubin Rashid Hare

By Molaodi Wa Sekake In 2013, me and my comrade, my classmate, my confidante, Phezukonke Mthethwa, established an organisation at the University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College campus, called Society of Commons. This was meant to organise young, particularly Black working class, students to collectively reflect on their conditions. Over and above our ideas as …

Save us from mediocre white racist journalism

By Botsang Modimo-wame Moiloa   Who on earth is Daniel Friedman? The article “Mngxitama mouthpiece publishes column claiming ‘Maimane is not a black person’”, published in the Citizen on Saturday, indicates serious irresponsibility and lack of professionalism on the part of the reporter, Daniel Friedman. This reportage lacks accuracy and fairness in many respects. Moreover, …