BLF says it will escalate protest against FNB

By BO Staff Writer The black consciousness movement, Black First Land First  (BLF), has vowed to continue protest action against the racist bank, FNB, which dismissed four black bankers for sharing their political views in their work emails and WhatsApp messages. The four were also dismissed for fighting for transformation in the bank. Read BLF’s …

Why is Julius Malema so silent on #FNB4?

By BO Staff Writer The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has been tamed. The usually vocal leader has, ever since visiting London in 2015, become a poodle of white monopoly capital. He is only loud against President Jacob Zuma or black leaders who are anti-white monopoly capital. The tamed Malema and his party …

BLF to proceed against FNB

The following article was published earlier today on the BLF website and is reissued below by Black Opinion. Black First Land First (BLF) will today meet with Siphesihle Jele, Simon Masimula, Sipho Coke and Xolani Nkosi, the victims of racism at the hands of First National Bank (FNB). The four former employees of FNB had …

Four black dismissed FNB employees to meet BLF

By BO Staff Writer The black consciousness movement, Black First Land First (BLF), says it will meet with four young black men who were dismissed by the bank, FNB, for expressing their political views and calling out racism at the company. The bank monitored business e-mails and WhatsApp group conversations of Siphesihle Jele, Simon Masimula, …

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 …

Big questions around the Guptas resigning from Oakbay Resources and Energy

By Pinky Khoabane There’s perhaps no clearer example of capitalists’ use of economic power to muzzle opponents than the decisions by financial institutions and an auditing firm to cut ties with investment company, Oakbay Resources and Energy which, until last friday was owned by the Gupta family. In the past week, ABSA, FNB and KPMG …