EFF mum on President Jacob Zuma’s expropriation without compensation comments

By BO Staff Writer The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have been dead silent about President Jacob Zuma’s call to amend the constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. The EFF’s first cardinal pillar (before it was changed to fall in line with the interests of white capital of course) was land expropriation without compensation …

On being a “constitutional delinquent”: Land return requires unconstitutionality

By BO Staff Writer This post first appeared on the Facebook timeline of Andile Mngxitama on 10 February: Why do we say that if you want land return you need to be “unconstitutional” or more elegantly, become a “constitutional delinquent”? The reason is simple. The South African Constitution is anti-black. Its cornerstone is its Section 25 …

Did Malema buy or expropriate a farm?

By BO Staff Writer Social media was abuzz this week after a picture of the Economic Freedom Fighter’s (EFF) Commander in Chief (CiC) Julius Malema standing amongst livestock wearing gumboots, a red t-shirt and a farmer’s hat was circulated. The question posed by many was whether Malema had bought the farm or had he “expropriated …

Betrayal – A tragic story of land return

By Andile Mngxitama  Gogo Nonkululeko died from sadness. We know this because she said so just before she passed on clutching her heart. One evening, days before she died, she had gathered her whole family and told them that she had not much time left now. She had been worried sick by the news from the desert. …

Landless in life. Landless in death!

By Andile Mngxitama This is a very familiar story to me. A call comes in. The person at the other end speaks with hesitation, politeness  and exhaustion. Defeated. They relate the story of how one of their relatives has passed on and how the white farmer is refusing them the right to bury  their relative …

There is no power without land: The difference between being in office & being in power

By Mzamo Majola There’s a difference between being in office and being in power. Right now in South Africa our so-called ‘Black government’ is in office, but they’re not ‘in power’. Our so-called ‘black government’ has no control over anything, the white people do. They let us make fools of ourselves by making us think …