Debate with fallists: did Mngxitama’s ‘Blacks Can’t Be Racist’ influence RMF/FMF?

By Kamvelihle Goba Big up to Andile Mngxitama and Mpho Matsitle for the platform as well as for insisting on uncharted conversations. What is important about conversations of this nature is not agreement but having the conversation itself. Never get tired of teaching Andile. Masixole Mlandu generally has a beautiful mind. Insights from Simthandile Tyhali …

Julius Malema tells Wits EFFSC to “cancel” shutdown to protect white monopoly capital

By BO Staff Writer Students in various institutions of higher learning around the country, including the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), University of the Free State (UFS) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), have been actively involved in the struggle for free decolonised education, the demilitarization of campuses and the dropping of charges …

BLF applauds Oakbay’s pledge to support Fees Must Fall process

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website earlier this morning: It’s now common cause that the former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has lost his court application against Oakbay Investments (Pty) Ltd (Oakbay) which is a holding company of the Gupta owned businesses …

Reflections on the Higher Education National Convention

By Lindsay Maasdorp The Higher Education National Convention had barely started when mass disruptions that saw the Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) beat up the members of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) after they had disrupted Minister Blade Nzimande from speaking. This was the second and final disruption, and one which followed a student …

Student Activist, Bonginkosi Khanyile to appear in court tomorrow

BO Staff Writer Durban University of Technology student and Fees Must Fall activist, Bonginkosi Khanyile, will appear before the Pietermaritzburg High Court tomorrow morning. Khanyile has been in custody since September when a number of students were arrested for partaking in the nationwide student protests calling for the government to scrap university fees and offer …