Why did Pravin Gordhan litigate maliciously?

By Andile Mngxitama The former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has lost, with costs, a high court application against the Gupta-owned Oakbay group of companies. The full bench of the high court was scathing in its assessment of Gordhan’s application, which it found to be “unnecessary” and threw it out with costs. But why did …

BLF applauds Oakbay’s pledge to support Fees Must Fall process

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is reissuing the following article which was previously published on the BLF website earlier this morning: It’s now common cause that the former Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has lost his court application against Oakbay Investments (Pty) Ltd (Oakbay) which is a holding company of the Gupta owned businesses …

BLF applauds revolutionary actions of UJ students

By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion is republishing the following article that appeared on the BLF website on 26 July 2017: The students of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) are correct in characterizing the primary contradiction in South Africa as being white monopoly capital. The revolutionary students of UJ are also correct by outing Pravin …

BLF asks for the removal of Pravin Gordhan from Finance Committee; to lay charges against Committee

By BO Staff Writer The black radical political formation, Black First Land First (BLF) has asked the parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance to remove former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, from the committee and parliament. In a letter addressed to the Committee, the movement also said it plans to open a case against the Committee on …

Now white monopoly capital turns to Dudu Myeni

By BO Staff Writer The attack on black senior managers, who are pro-Radical Economic Transformation (RET), is intensifying. White monopoly capital (WMC), emboldened by the silencing of Brian Molefe, Dr Ben Ngubane and Hlaudi Motsoeneng, has now turned its attention to the chairperson of the Board of Directors of the South African Airways (SAA), Dudu …

Not to say Zuma is right but let’s be open minded

A Facebook post by Ralph Slade We need to think deep, very deep and check all the directions. It can’t be that all the wrongs in South Africa (SA) are to be blamed on Zuma, Zuma, Zuma, ANC, ANC, ANC! Here’s another voice – Eugene van Wyk – from those of us who were born …