Sunday Times Mamparas say free electricity not possible

By Andile Mngxitama The Mamparas of the white monopoly capital owned (WMC) Sunday Times made me Mampara of the week for my call for ’Free Electricity for Household Use’. How ironic? During my live broadcast on 26 February 2020 on social media titled “Is free electricity possible?”, I said amongst other things: “The biggest problem …

ANC lekgotla endorses Enoch Godongwana‘s privatization plan for SOEs

Photo credit: AIDC By BO Staff Writer The recent ANC lekgotla adopted a pro market approach to the country’s energy crisis. This includes relaxing regulations relating to self-generation, authorizing municipalities to buy their own energy and extending the independent power producer (IPP) program. The lekgotla decision on independent procurement by municipalities follows the City of …

Pravin withholding R2 billion bailout of SAA to ensure privatization

Image credit: SABC Black First Land First (BLF) agrees with both the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) that Pravin Gordhan is deliberately running the South African Airways (SAA) down. The objective is to justify the privatization of SAA. This is a long held objective …

BLF appalled by loadshedding created by white engineers at Eskom

Eskom’s Medupi power station. Picture credit: Arnold Pronto Black First Land First (BLF) is not shocked but appalled by the revelation that white engineers have been allowed by Eskom to profit from loadshedding. This is state capture. Eskom is being run down to justify privatization through loadshedding. Now it appears that the Eskom leadership has …

Pravin thanks Jabu Mabuza with R11 billion tender

Jabu Mabuza and Pravin Gordhan. Image credit: Freddy Mavunda By BO Staff Writer It would appear that Jabu Mabuza, who resigned to save the skin of Pravin Gordhan for lying about loadshedding, has already been nicely set up. Mabuza’s cousin, Nomvula Mabuza, who is already swimming in a R100 million contract from Eskom, is now …