Who is the enemy of black liberation in South Africa?

By Brian Tloubatla Below is one of the submissions for the Think For Yourself competition which, although did not win the competition, the Black Opinion Editorial Collective felt was thought-provoking, well-written and generally compelling. Answer: White monopoly capital/those who stole land of blacks.. Please note the following: “White monopoly capital” is a recurring theme in …

Rupert’s rent-a-crowd protestors in London today

By BO Staff Writer Today in London, a group of people allegedly hired by Johann Rupert will protest at the offices of his former PR company, Bell Pottinger. Rupert has not had peace since the Gupta family businesses out-manoeuvred him and poached his spin doctors. At the last Remgro group annual general meeting, Rupert bitterly …

Guptas investigated for R7 billion, whites getaway with stealing R147 billion!

By BO Staff Writer Last year, news dominating the mainstream media was how banks had quickly closed the bank accounts of the Gupta family businesses for supposedly dodgey transactions worth R7 billion. Later in the year, the then Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, submitted an affidavit to the North Gauteng High Court asking for a declaratory …

THINK FOR YOURSELF competition

By BO Editorial Collective Black Opinion turns 1 years old today. With that, we continue to implore Black people to think for themselves. Thus we are running a writing competition under the following details: Who is the enemy of black liberation in South Africa? 1. Jacob Zuma? 2. The Guptas? 3. White monopoly capital/those who …

Pravin Gordhan’s case against the Guptas baseless

By BO Staff Writer The longstanding battle between the Gupta family and the pro-regime change finance minister, Pravin Gordhan is heating up once more. Oakbay Investments lawyers, Van der Merwe & Associates, filed an affidavit to the Pretoria High Court on Friday, responding to the minister’s initial application seeking a declaration that government could not …

Media silence on DA’s defeat in ConCourt to halt SA’s withdrawal from ICC

By BO Staff Writer On Monday 14 November 2016 the Constitutional Court dismissed the application by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) which was grounded on exclusive jurisdiction on the basis that no jurisdictional fact had been established. It further dismissed the alternative relief sought by the Democratic Alliance (DA) …