BLF applauds Public Protector for clean audit

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: The Office of the Public Protector has received a clean audit from the auditor-general (AG) regarding its financial health and management. This shows that the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, is leading by example. All public institutions must …

Vukani calls on all to unite behind the Public Protector

Vukani Community Development (Vukani) is rallying everybody to unite in solidarity behind the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to push government to stop the witch-hunt against her and to allow her to continue serving the people as a Chapter 9 Institution. Vukani is led by Mayibuye Melisizwe Mandela, who is the organization’s chairperson and the …

“Where was EFF yesterday?” – BLF asks

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website: Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services decided yesterday to start a process to get rid of the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has instigated this process in defence of President Cyril Ramaphosa, …

Vukani says Hands Off the Public Protector

Vukani Community Development (Vukani) has learned with great regret that Parliament has decided to establish special rules to start the process of removing Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane as the Public Protector. Vukani respects the democratic values fought for by the likes of Nelson Mandela, Robert Sobukwe and Steve Biko. We support all actions and other efforts …

Ramaphosa seeks court order to conceal evidence of his criminal actions

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, President Ramaphosa applied to the Gauteng High Court to seal certain bank statements contained in the Bosasa report of the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Black First Land First(BLF) President Andile Mngxitama responded as follows to this news: “This is WMC doing corruption legally. You have to respect Stellenbosch. They are …

The Hawks must leave the Public Protector alone – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: It’s plain shocking that the HAWKS have literally jumped at the barking of shady organizations that seem associated with the corrupt Independent Power Producers (IPPs) which are collapsing ESKOM. The complaint …