The lost revolutionary momentum

Image: Twitter, Sphithiphithi Evaluator, @_AfricanSoil By Andile Mngxitama The biggest revolutionary point in recent times in RSA was when President Zuma and apparently the Guptas had put the focus on the primary contradiction which is white monopoly capital. The fight was revolutionary, giving life to the policy directive of Radical Economic Transformation (RET). President Zuma …

Zwane ke Bosso!

Picture: Mosebenzi Zwane, Gallo Images By BO Staff Writer At a media conference held on 24 June 2017 in Joburg Black First Land First (BLF) President Andile Mngxitama announced the organisation’s response to the Mining Charter, amongst other things. BO reissues that response below which is an extract from the press statement previously published on …

BLF celebrates victory of the Zama Zamas in Kimberley

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published in the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) celebrates the progressive victory of the Zama Zama artisanal miners in Kimberley on obtaining the necessary permits for mining from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) …

‘Beware of EFF games!’ says BLF

The following article was previously published on 07 November 2017 on the BLF website and is reissued by BO. Today Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) directed by its handlers, the Italian mafioso Mazzotti and the British imperialist Lord Robin Renwick play a dangerous game with Radical Economic Transformation (RET) in parliament. Mazzotti and Renwick have instructed …

BLF supports shut down of Vametco Mine in Brits

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is republishing the following article that appeared on the BLF website on 26 July 2017: Black First Land First (BLF) has dispatched a delegation to Mothutlung, a town in the North-West Province, this morning. This follows a request by the Mothutlung community for BLF to support them in their …

BLF picketed Peter Bruce for reporting fake news

By BO Staff Writer On 29 June 2017 Black First Land First published the following statement on its website, which Black Opinion is reissuing, regarding its picket action the same day against Peter Bruce: Our general position is that we respect the freedom of expression and we defend it in terms of the media. However,there …

Cosatu abandons the interests of workers!

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is republishing the statement below which exposes how Cosatu sold out workers rights and first appeared on 27 June 2017 on the Black First Land First website: Black First Land First (BLF) is appalled by the joint statement issued yesterday by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) …