Mngxitama to Ramaphosa: Stop misleading the nation on land expropriation

By Andile Mngxitama The post-African National Congress (ANC) lekgotla statement by Cyril Ramaphosa is a distortion of the land expropriation without compensation process. Ramaphosa is playing political football with a matter of life and death. First of all, the impression created that the public hearings on land expropriation are about constitutional democracy is a blatant …

The dangers of having land administered by our current state

By Phumzile ‘Phurah’ Jack The current debates around land expropriation without compensation have forced us to come to grips with the questions, who are the rightful owners of the land and once we get it, who must own and administer it? Any wise individual must reject the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) position, and some sections …

EFF is lost, Mngxitama must explain!

By BO Staff Writer A member of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Temaswati Nqcobile Dlamini has appealed to the president of Black First Land First (BLF), Andile Mngxitama to explain the meaning of Land Expropriation Without Compensation. This follows the shocking call by the EFF that land in the hands of blacks, more specifically the …

BLF announces Land Imbizo, says white people must stay away

By BO Staff Writer Black First Land First (BLF) president, Andile Mngxitama told journalists on Tuesday that white people are not invited to a land gathering that the movement is organising. “White people must not come unless they are coming to give us our land back,” Mngxitama said, answering a question from a journalist. “We …

Namibian president calls for land expropriation

By BO Staff Writer This article was originally published on the eNCA website. Namibia’s president said on Tuesday that the government is considering radical land expropriation to spur the transfer of property to the country’s black majority. Speaking at Namibia’s 27th independence celebrations, President Hage Geingob said the government should evoke part of the Constitution …

ANC women’s league says ANC Parliament caucus decision on land debate must be reviewed

By BO Staff Writer The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) has criticised the ANC Parliament caucus’s decision to not vote with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to amend the Consitution to allow for expropriation of land without compensation. The ANC caucus, led by Jackson Mthembu, betrayed Jacob Zuma’s call to expropriate land without compensation, …

Blacks lost, Whites won in parliament!

By Andile Mngxitama Yesterday, black people in South Africa decisively lost and whites won hands down. Congratulations to the pro-white Democratic Alliance (DA) and the extreme right wing Freedom Front Plus (FF+). The irony of this situation is that the South African parliament is predominantly black. Historically, settler white monopoly capital in South Africa has …