The BC position on Zuma that BLF had to take

By BO Staff Writer The following reflections were accessed from the Facebook timeline of Andile Mngxitama on 31 December 2016. This has been republished here with the permission of the author. One of the biggest occasions of 2016 for our movement,  Black First Land First (BLF), was the adoption of the campaign “Hands Off Zuma – …

Andile Mngxitama: Political Report to the 1st BLF National Strategic Planning Meeting

By BO Staff Writer On 12 December 2016 the National Convener of the black conscious movement Black First Land First (BLF), Andile Mngxitama, officially opened the movement’s first National Strategic Planning (NSP) meeting by delivering this political report. The speech provides political insight on everything from the USA elections, imperialism to the Fees Must Fall …

Is peace amongst blacks possible?

By BO Staff Writer Lastnight, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement hosted a lecture under the theme – Peace amongst blacks as part of BLF’s National Strategic Planning meeting (NSP) in Durban. The lecture was delivered by BLF National Convenor, Andile Mngxitama, with interesting questions and inputs from the audience. Mngxitama explained the source …

Press Invite: Stop All Corruption NOW!

Media Statement Black First Land First (BLF) invites the media to a press conference under the following details: Theme: Picket and march to the Presidency against corruption. Venue: Office 502, OPH Building, 112 Main Street, Johannesburg Date:  6 December 2016 Time: 13:00 Take further notice that: BLF will be marching to President Zuma to call for a …

Politics determine everything

By Andile Mngxitama There are some people who genuinely believe that there are aspects of life which are not controlled by politics. Some black people even say, “don’t politicize everything”, or worse, some say, “not everything is about race”. First, politics is what determine everything, where you live, how you live, where you get education, …

Landless in life. Landless in death!

By Andile Mngxitama This is a very familiar story to me. A call comes in. The person at the other end speaks with hesitation, politeness  and exhaustion. Defeated. They relate the story of how one of their relatives has passed on and how the white farmer is refusing them the right to bury  their relative …

BLF Black Business seminar invite

By BO Staff Writer The following is an invite by the Black First Land First movement to their Black Business seminar. It is with great pleasure, on behalf of the Black First Land First National Convener, Andile Mngxitama, to invite you to the BLF inaugural Black Business Seminar on 03 December 2016 at Southern Sun …