2019 Sham Elections: What BLF Stands For, Why They Banned It

By Andile Mngxitama Yesterday (8 May 2020) marked a year since the 2019 general elections in South Africa.Those elections were not free and fair. It was rigged at the behest of White Monopoly Capital (WMC) which panicked at the possibility of Black First Land First (BLF) entering parliament towards its institutional obliteration. WMC invested massively …

Successful launch of pact to support Patriotic Alliance in By-Elections

BLF leadership from left: Tshidiso Tsimong (Office of Secretary General, Logistics), Zanele Lwana (Deputy President), Andile Mngxitama (President), Ntsako Mthethwa (Gauteng Secretary), and Skhumbuzo Mazibuko (Gauteng Chairperson). Image credit: BLF. By Andile Mngxitama We had a successful launch yesterday at the Riverlea High School of the four party electoral pact to contest Ward 68 in the …

BLF IS BLACKNESS

By Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) dramatises a Black Consciousness critique of the anti blackness of the South African socio, economic and political reality that was inherited in 1994 and has not changed fundamentally. You can’t fully understand the black positionality in South Africa (SA) today without understanding what BLF is in the …

Unite or perish!

By Andile Mngxitama When white monopoly capital (WMC): i. came for the Guptas, some of us helped them; ii. destroyed ANN7, some of us celebrated; iii. came for President Zuma, some amongst us helped; iv. destroyed Brian Molefe, some of us helped to finished him off; v. came for Black First Land First (BLF), some …

Is ANC for sale?

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the ANC issued a statement dismissing the leaked e-mails, pertaining to President Ramaphosa’s criminal underhandedness, saying they are meant to serve as a distraction from the tasks of ‘socio-economic issues’. Black First Land First President Andile Mngxitama has responded with utter disgust to the African National Congress (ANC) statement on …

Vukani calls for black solidarity against BLF’s banning by IEC

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was issued today by Vukani Community Development and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Vukani Community Development (Vukani) calls on all black people, organizations and political parties to support Black First Land First (BLF) in its High Court application to appeal the decision of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) …

Mayibuye Melisizwe Mandela is the Chairperson of a pro black NPO

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was issued today by Vukani Community Development and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Vukani Community Development (Vukani) is a newly registered Non Profit Organization (NPO) which is formed to support the organizations of black people and the Black Community. Vukani is pleased to announce that the great grandson …