An open letter to Rehad Desai: Your films are anti-black

By Yerushka Chetty Yesterday, I watched with anticipation your much publicised new documentary on Al jazeera about the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema’s rise to national politics, Julius vs The ANC. But I was very disappointed by the underwhelming and uncomplex film. You intentionally left a lot of things out in the documentary …

Know your enemy

By Ncedisa Mpemnyama This article was submitted as part of the Think For Yourself competition. The date is April 12, 2017. I’ve been awake since 10am and glued to my TV set. Today all mainstream political parties are in the streets in Pretoria in the #ZumaMustGo national march. Amongst them is the official opposition which …

National Day Of Action: R30 million for only 30 000

By BO Staff Writer The so-called National Day of Action on Wednesday will go down in history as the most expensive protest in South Africa. Insiders say the nine opposition parties who took part in the march and their sponsors, who are mostly white monopoly capital, spent nothing less than R30 million for the event, …

BREAKING NEWS: Julius Malema tells EFF members to cause mayhem today

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion has been reliably informed by sources close to the leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that members have been encouraged to be violent in today’s march against President Jacob Zuma to the Union Buildings. Insiders say that the instruction issued includes the destruction of property and attacking people …

A rejoinder to Ndlozi’s colonial myths 

By Patrick Matabeni Below is Patrick Matabeni’s response to the Economic Freedom Fighters’ Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s piece published on the Daily Maverick titled Dispelling Myths of the Cabinet Reshuffle. Comrades! A great change has now taken place in the political situation” ~ Mao Tse Tung  We are in an epoch sutured by imperialist agent provocateurs and …

Trending weekend: #EFFSoldOut

By BO Staff Writer The Black First Land First movement set Twitter abuzz over the weekend when they accused the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) of selling out. The hashtag was a response and support for an interview by former EFF treasurer general, Magdalene Moonsamy in which she said the EFF had sold out black people …

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. …

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 …