BLF to meet VBS Mutual Bank today

Media Statement: Black First Land First (BLF) National Coordinating Committee (NCC) has endorsed the proposal to open a bank account with the Venda Building Society (VBS) for the organization. Furthermore; the NCC tasked the leadership of BLF to meet with the bank so as to explore other mutually beneficial partnerships. The meeting between BLF and …

Gwede, Pravin and Nzimande provoke students against Zuma

By BO Staff Writer Last month President Jacob Zuma instructed both ministers, Dr Blade Nzimande and Pravin Gordhan, not to raise fees. The media reported that the president had told the two to go find the money within the fiscus to ensure no fee increase for this financial year. President Zuma’s instruction makes sense since …

The Black First Land First-Student Movement (BLF-SM) Says Hands Off President Zuma-Economic Liberation Now!

By Black First Land First-Student Movement Inspired by the relationship South African Students Organisation (SASO) and Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) enjoyed, it is almost unnecessary for BLF-SM to reiterate the message Hands Off Zuma-Economic Liberation Now! implored by the broader BLF movement. Nevertheless, such is the nature of the political arena in 2016, that we …

A time to think dangerously: A response to Xola Skosana

By Ncedisa Mpemnyama In the Pitfalls of National Consciousness Frantz Fanon warns us that “No one has clean hands; there are no innocents and no onlookers. We all have dirty hands; we are all soiling them in the swamps of our country and in the terrifying emptiness of our brains. Every onlooker is either a …

2017 and Daily Maverick’s factionalist campaign

Image: Khalid Sayed   By Wesley Seale Khalid Sayed last week wrote an article indirectly slighting President Jacob Zuma. One is not sure why the ANC Youth League leader chose to write about ANC matters on the ‘Daily Maverick’. Immediately, this author wrote a response and true to form, ‘Daily Maverick’ refused to publish the …