Floyd Shivambu and Jeremy Cronin: two sides of the same anti-black coin

By Matabz South Africa is at a crucial point in history, a point characterized by fierce contestation of black nationalist ideas versus white liberal and so-called white radical ideas that continue to dominantly shape the contours of the South Africa political and ideological landscape. This contestation is nothing historically new to the broader trajectory of …

#PravinGordhanLondonRoadTrip – Lets do the math

By Yerushka Chetty All important decisions relating to governing South Africa (S.A.) to exploit our labour as well as our mineral and natural resources, take place in London under the guise of #LondonRoadShows. This is evident from the fact that all of our politicians are called to London just before important political and economic decisions …

Mmusi Maimane summoned to London by Renwick

By BO Staff Writer Sources close to the leadership of the Democratic Alliance (DA) claim that the leader of the opposition party has been summoned to London by Lord Robin Renwick. This follows the tension in the party after the racist comments by the party’s effective leader, Helen Zille. Maimane has been put under pressure …

Former EFF treasurer, Magdalene Moonsamy says party sold-out

By BO Staff Writer Former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) treasurer, Magdalene Moonsamy says the party sold-out for voting with the Democratic Alliance (DA) in last year’s local government elections. In a scathing interview with Jacaranda FM, Moonsamy said she was clearing her name, making sure people knew she was not part of the sell-out decision. …

Blacks lost, Whites won in parliament!

By Andile Mngxitama Yesterday, black people in South Africa decisively lost and whites won hands down. Congratulations to the pro-white Democratic Alliance (DA) and the extreme right wing Freedom Front Plus (FF+). The irony of this situation is that the South African parliament is predominantly black. Historically, settler white monopoly capital in South Africa has …

EFF motion to defend land thieves?

By BO Staff Writer The planned motion today by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in parliament is a ploy to defend land thieves. According to sources close to the leadership of EFF, the party has been rendered irrelevant by President Jacob Zuma’s radical posture in his call for “land expropriation without compensation”. Reliable sources say …

EFF mum on President Jacob Zuma’s expropriation without compensation comments

By BO Staff Writer The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have been dead silent about President Jacob Zuma’s call to amend the constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. The EFF’s first cardinal pillar (before it was changed to fall in line with the interests of white capital of course) was land expropriation without compensation …

Political parties react to banks collusion scandal: “white owned banks … are a criminal gang”

By BO Staff Writer Seventeen banks, which have been implicated in a corruption scandal involving fixing the prices of the rand, are a “criminal gang” which is “protected by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan”, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement said in a statement this morning. The …