President Jacob Zuma explains white monopoly capital and Western imperialist interference in Africa

By BO Staff Writer South African President, Jacob Zuma sat down with progressive 24 hour news channel, ANN7, to discuss his tenure and views on state matters. In the interview, Zuma said be doesn’t understand why people are still arguing about white monopoly capital, saying that it is a sad reality we cannot ignore. The …

Dare to take on the “moral high ground challenge”

By Yerushka Chetty Zuma’s charge sheet discloses that between October 25 1995 and July 1 2005 Zuma or his family received 783 payments totalling R4 072 499,85 from Shaik or his companies Jacob Zuma is considered corrupt and unworthy of being President because he is accused of accepting amounts totaling R4 072 499,85 from his …

Blade Nzimande speaking on Jacob Zuma

By BO Staff Writer The following is an excerpt from Dr Blade Nzimande’s review of President Jacob Zuma’s biography by Jeremy Godin in 2009. “For me when I first met JZ [Jacob Zuma] in 1990, I honestly thought that his laughter was fake and pretension, and may perhaps be confirming his name Gedleyihlekisa. It was …

Blade’s axing nothing to do with ANC succession battle

By Adv Sandisele Zitha The 2016 #FeesMustFall protests were the only effective mechanism in which students could express their grievances in a democratic society. Students across the country came to a well organised unit fighting for a common goal – Free quality decolonised education in our time. The explosive and protracted protests were supported and …

President Jacob Zuma speaks decisively on radical economic transformation

By BO Staff Writer The following was President Jacob Zuma’s response to a parliamentary question from Cope’s Willie Madisha on radical economic transformation as government policy: Question No: 2552 (1) , 9 October 2017 Mr M W Madisha (Cope) to ask the President of the Republic: Whether radical economic transformation is the Government’s official economic …

BLF’s ultimatum to KPMG

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, Black First Land First (BLF) marched to the office of the disgraced audit firm, KPMG, to demand, among other things, that all audits and investigations by KPMG to be reviewed and it immediately withdraws its report upon which the 783 charges against President Jacob Zuma were formulated. Read the movement’s …

Mogoeng Mogoeng: from lap dog to top dog!

By Andile Mngxitama In a recent ‘National Braai Day’ poll, Media24 rewarded the Judge President, Mogoeng Mogoeng with the title of “South African of the year”. Media24 is owned by Naspers, which is a colonial and apartheid racist institution of white power. The irony is that five unnamed journalists put Mogoeng’s name in the list …

Pravin Gordhan has no evidence against Zuma

By BO Staff Writer In an April CNN interview with journalist, Christiane Amanpour, former finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, admits to not having evidence of corruption against President Jacob Zuma, even though he has now premised his whole political career on the fact that Zuma is corrupt. In a short snippet of the 12 minute long …