Why Trevor Manuel is Defending Johann Rupert

By Andile Mngxitama The former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel has come out guns blazing against Black First Land First (BLF) for opening a criminal case against Johann Rupert. Manuel said the BLF case is “irrational” and even went further to say there is nothing of “substance” from the black consciousness organization. What angered Manuel …

5th anniversary of the assassination of Muammar Al Gaddafi

By Tebogo Brown Today marks the 5th anniversary of the assassination of Brother Leader Muammar Al Gaddafi. Muammar Gaddafi was tortured and extrajudicially murdered in October 2011. NATO cleared the way for so-called rebels to lynch and assassinate Gaddafi. All these things were done through the blessings of the United Nations (UN). Gaddafi will forever …

Meet President Duterte, our new friend from the Philippines

By Andre Vltchek Rodrigo Duterte, the outspoken President of the Philippines has by now, most likely, joined the concealed, prestigious and permanent hit list of the Empire. The hit list is very long; it has already been long for several decades. One could easily lose count and get confused: how many personalities have been marked …

Black First Land First launches a report on white corruption today

Media invite Did you know? White capitalists stole more than R560 billion in South Africa in just a decade? Today (08 October 2016) Black First Land First (BLF) will launch a report on white corruption under the following details: Time: 13:00 Venue: Mamelodi (Tshwane) at 77 Bufferlake. For inquires and directions call Tshidiso Tsimong: 079 668 0351

South Afrika is a Slave of the West

By Sam Ditshego I would like to address myself to Afrikans in general including the students of South Afrika who protested that fees must fall, homeless fellow countrymen and women who are squatting in shacks and those living in low cost RDP houses and the unemployed in particular. Do you know why you will never receive …

Britain is most corrupt country on Earth, says Mafia expert Roberto Saviano

Featured Image: Italian anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano Photo: Jay Williams By BO Staff Writer Roberto Saviano is an Italian investigative journalist, writer and essayist. Saviano’s work tackles the economic reality of organized crime in Europe. In this article, republished from The Telegraph, Saviano speaks about the intricate connections between the mafia and capitalism. He has spent more than a decade …

Lessons from Brazil for South Africa: The Corrupt Leading Campaigns against Corruption

Featured Image: Brazil’s Planning Minister Romero Juca attends a news conference in Brasilia, Brazil, May 23, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Adriano Machado By BO Editorial Collective Black Opinion has been running articles showing how imperialist regime change by opposition parties in Brazil and South Africa use similar tactics and share the same ideology. Furthermore, these opposition parties are …

Explaining the retreat of the Left in Latin America: Reform vs Revolution

Featured Image: Left Radical Sociologist James Petras Note from the Black Opinion Editorial Collective We republish this essay by James Petras, a leading left radical sociologist who has been studying the Latin American political and social revolutions and their failures for well over three decades. The recent crisis of left governments from Venezuela to Brazil …