Blacks In Dialogue hosts Matabeni & Kgadima on #FNB4 & the Black Bank

By BO Staff Writer This invitation was previously published on the BLF website. You are invited! Blacks in Dialogue (BiD), a series of Black First Land First (BLF) seminars, would like to extend an invitation to engage with its President, Andile Mngxitama, #FNB4 – the 4 black bankers dismissed by FNB, Patrick Matabeni and Tshepo …

Blacks In DIalogue: BLF asks ANC “please don’t sell us out again”

By BO Staff Writer On Saturday evening a packed Blacks in Dialogue (BID) event of Black First Land First (BLF) debated the organizations response to the ruling party’s Policy Discussion documents. The BLF response titled “Don’t sell us out again“ outlines several key policy proposals to realise Radical Economic Transformation (RET). BLF leader, Andile Mngxitama …

BLF writes to press ombudsman against News24

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First (BLF) movement has written a letter to the press ombudsman demanding that News24 be punished for its distortion of comments made by Professor Chris Malikane at its Blacks in Dialogue event. After Blacks in Dialogue, Malikane was misquoted by a News24 report as having said that …

VIDEO+PICTURES: Chris Malikane stands firm: radical economic transformation is the only solution

By BO Staff Writer Radical economic transformation, in terms of changing the structure and ownership patterns of the land and economy, is the only solution to the question of vast inequality in the country, Professor Chris Malikane told a packed room of Black people at the Black First Land First (BLF) movement’s monthly Blacks In …

White media lying about Malikane “take up arms” comment

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement’s blacks only monthly event, Blacks In Dialogue (BID), hosted the finance minister’s advisor, Professor Chris Malikane, to discuss his ideas around radical economy transformation. In the talk, Malikane highlighted the need for a minimum program which would unite “progressive” black people across the …

INVITATION: Debate with Professor Malikane on Radical Economic Transformation

You are invited! Black First Land First (BLF) would like to extend an invitation to debate with Professor Chris Malikane who is the newly appointed Advisor to the Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba, under the following details: Date: 29 April 2017 Time: 6pm Venue: Devonshire Hotel, 16th Floor, Orient House, 49 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein Topic: …

On the current Afrophobia in SA: #PeaceAmongstBlacks!

By Ncamisile Sibiya This past week sees a spate of attacks by Black South Africans against their Black Brothers and Sisters from across the continent. Afrikan is fighting Afrikan for crumbs of the economic pie. Government officials and so-called intellectuals tell us that this is a symptom of a clash of cultures, but those who …