BLF rejects Tito’s budget in toto

Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, delivers his budget speech in parliament yesterday. Image: GCIS The budget speech delivered by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, I s nothing short of a direct attack on the poor and a brake on national reconstruction. Mboweni gave nuts and bolts to the pro Stellenbosch State of the Nation Address …

Malema forgets to occupy Eskom

EFF leader Julius Malema. Image credit: News24 Black First Land First (BLF) notes that Julius Malema, who had promised to occupy Eskom, has characteristically forgotten to do so. Malema made the undertaking, on 16 December 2019 during the elective conference of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Nasrec, to occupy the power utility. “Next year …

BLF condemns Ramaphosa’s investment fraud

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published in the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: The presidency of Cyril Ramaphosa is based on selling dreams to the poor, the hungry and the unemployed. Ramaphosa is no better than the pastors who feed the destitute snakes and …

Welcome to Ramaphosa’s Sbali Republic: Gordhan’s former in-law is appointed in the Presidency

By BO Staff Writer Over the weekend, news emerged that president of white monopoly capital, Cyril Ramaphosa, appointed to the Presidency, Roshene Singh, who is the ex-wife of Pravin Gordhan’s nephew, Ketso Gordhan. On the other hand, Ramaphosa himself went on a presidential visit to Saudi Arabia, but it later emerged he went there with …

Why Zuma had to go!

By Thami Tom Zuma had to go so that value added tax (VAT) could be increased. Zuma had to go so that the R20 per hour minimum wage could be implemented. Zuma had to go for the deal of R1.4 trillion worth of independent power producers (IPPS) to be concluded. Zuma had to go to …