ABSA doesn’t want BLF to go to parliament

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) is appalled by attempts by ABSA to stop BLF from going to parliament by stealing the money of the poor. BLF notes with anger that ABSA …

PICTURES: BLF march to the Reserve Bank

By BO Staff Writer On Friday, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement marched to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to demand that the institution act on the Public Protector’s preliminary report which found that ABSA illegally benefited from apartheid cash injections from the SARB. BLF joined the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) recently in …

Competition Commission says 17 banks must be prosecuted for collusion

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Competition Commission issued a statement which corroborated what many have been saying for a long time – the banks are corrupt! Seventeen banks – three South African, ABSA, Standard Bank and Investec – have been implicated and are up for prosecution, in a collusion case involving “price fixing and …

State capture, BRICS & ABSA 

By BO Staff Writer Notes on the lecture delivered by Andile Mngxitama on the above topic at a meeting hosted by the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) at Zone 13 in Alexandra on 2 February 2017 State capture State capture took place via land theft by the white settlers who arrived in this country …

PICTURES: BLF’s #BlacksInDialogue in pictures

By BO Staff Writer the following pictures were taken from the Black First Land First’s (BLF) #BlacksInDialogue series. The event took place on the February 28 and the topic of discussion was ‘Why ABSA should pay back the stolen R3.2 billion.’ Panelists were BLF National Convenor, Andile Mngxitama, author & Former Director of the South …

Podcast: Black Analysis 2 – #BlacksInDialogue 3

By BO Staff Writer For the second instalment of Black Analysis, we bring you this recording of the Black First Land First’s (BLF) #BlacksInDialogue series. The event took place on the February 28 and the topic of discussion was ‘Why ABSA should pay back the stolen R3.2 billion.’ Panelists were BLF National Convenor, Andile Mngxitama, …