Dudu Myeni hits back at gutter journalism

By BO Staff Writer The outgoing South African Airways (SAA) chaiperson, Dudu Myeni, writes a fiery and necessary response to attacks from the racist media. Read Myeni’s full statement below: I note with aversion the latest salvo directed at me in the article of September 25, 2017 by Fin 24 (headlined: Delay of SAA financials …

Celebrating Dudu Myeni

By BO Staff Writer As the nation celebrated the firing of former minister of education, Blade Nzimande, it was revealed that South African Airways (SAA) board chair, Dudu Myeni would be leaving the airline. Myeni’s contract was coming to an end, so for some, this came as no surprise, but for others who admired Myeni …

Coleman Andrews R200m handshake scrutinized at SCOPA

By BO Staff Writer The board chair of the South African Airways (SAA), Dudu Myeni, answered questions at the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) today relating to SAA’s evergreen contracts, the leasing of aeroplanes, the hiring of consultants and Coleman Andrews’ role in bankrupting SAA. SCOPA did not take too kindly to the news …

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 …

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 …

ANC Women’s League wants SAA investigated

By BO Staff Writer State airline, South African Airways (SAA), should be investigated for corruption and lack of transformation via a Judicial Commission of Inquiry or Parliamentary Inquiry, the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) said on Thursday. In a statement, the women’s league said it noted reports which show that white businesses and individuals …