Naledi Chirwa saga: when EFF called Gigaba a foreigner, was that Pan Afrikanism?

EFF MP Naledi Chirwa. Image credit: African News Agency (ANA) By BO Staff Writer Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaders have defended their party MP Naledi Chirwa after her nationality was challenged on Twitter in a discussion sparked on Sunday by “Lerato Pillay“: “One day I will make a thread on how Malawian Naledi Chirwa’s family …

The future is Radical Black Nationalism

By Andile Mngxitama Since we are oppressed not as a tribe class or gender but because we are black, the most appropriate ideology for our liberation is black nationalism. I really don’t mind if you call it African nationalism. The enemy remains as it was since the white versus black encounter. The primary contradiction remains …

In defence of the white media agenda

By Sandile Memela We writers and journalists rule the society. We are powerful beyond measure. Everything that the ordinary white folk and educated blacks know comes from us. We shape and influence the perception and control their thinking. Over the last 23 years we have refined the art of black bashing. It has become an …

Return the land – the best way to honor Sobukwe

By BO Staff Writer Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was born on December 5, 1924 – it is today 92 years since his birth. On a day like this we are always compelled to reflect on how best we should honor his legacy.  BLF National Convener, Andile Mngxitama, has pointed out elsewhere that a striking contribution of Sobukwe was …

APLA Liberation Fighters Still in Jail for Fighting Apartheid

By Andiswa Flatela Recapping the story and moving forward: This is a continuation of the official updates on the campaign. I will summarise what has been communicated for the sake of new members. For further details you can check for the previous official updates in chronological order on the page. The #FreeAPLAPrisoners Campaign was initiated …

Black Agenda on the oppression of women and the LGBTQIA+ community

Featured Image: Black women activists and feminists from the Combahee River Collective. Photo: BlackThen.com By BO Editorial Collective Today, BO presents CHAPTER 5 of the BLACK AGENDA on the oppression women and the LGBTQIA+ community. Please send your questions, comments, feedback, or help others to send their input to the following email address: [email protected] “The …