The White Genocide myth is apartheid nostalgia

By Thabi Myeni White farmers took to the road on Monday in what they called the “Black Monday” march to protest the alleged genocide of a white race they call farmers.  First of all, white genocide doesn’t even qualify as cause for protest action because it’s a myth. It’s fueled by white supremacists who want …

Democratic Alliance has rendered the EFF useless

By BO Staff Writer The racist Democratic Alliance (DA) has rendered the once vibrant and militant Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) into a lame duck outfit. The DA has shown both General Bantu Holomisa of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) and the EFF’s Julius Malema who the boss is. Helen Zille doesn’t take both leaders seriously …

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 Matabz Below is Matabz’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 foxy interlocutors …

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 …