BLF rejects Tito’s budget in toto

Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, delivers his budget speech in parliament yesterday. Image: GCIS The budget speech delivered by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, I s nothing short of a direct attack on the poor and a brake on national reconstruction. Mboweni gave nuts and bolts to the pro Stellenbosch State of the Nation Address …

ANC lekgotla endorses Enoch Godongwana‘s privatization plan for SOEs

Photo credit: AIDC By BO Staff Writer The recent ANC lekgotla adopted a pro market approach to the country’s energy crisis. This includes relaxing regulations relating to self-generation, authorizing municipalities to buy their own energy and extending the independent power producer (IPP) program. The lekgotla decision on independent procurement by municipalities follows the City of …

BLF appalled by loadshedding created by white engineers at Eskom

Eskom’s Medupi power station. Picture credit: Arnold Pronto Black First Land First (BLF) is not shocked but appalled by the revelation that white engineers have been allowed by Eskom to profit from loadshedding. This is state capture. Eskom is being run down to justify privatization through loadshedding. Now it appears that the Eskom leadership has …

Ramaphosa said Eskom won’t be privatized – he’s lying!

Image credit: Kopano Tlape/GCIS By Andile Mngxitama Cyril Ramaphosa said that Eskom won’t be privatized. If you believe him and don’t know that privatization is on the way, then consider yourself too ignorant. I’m sure that you also wouldn’t know anything about the R1 billion given by white monopoly capital (WMC) to Ramaphosa to buy …