‘ZCC, reject SANEF’s call to revise decision to boycott Tiso Blackstar’ – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following article was first published earlier today on the BLF website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) calls on the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) to reject the desperate and dishonest call by the South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) to reconsider its position to …

White monopoly capital resorts to violence to silence its opponents

By BO Staff Writer The political situation in South Africa has been forced into two opposing camps – a pro-white monopoly capital camp and the pro-radical economic transformation camp. These camps have two polar opposite ideologies, with the pro-white monopoly capital faction supporting neo-liberal, pro-market capital policies and maintaining the economy in the hands of …

The fallacy of a ‘free media’ in South Africa

By Zimasa Mpemnyama Over the past few weeks, the phrase ‘free media’ has been used to characterise the media landscape of South Africa. Although the phrase has been in use for quite sometime now, it was catapulted into the national conversation again after the Black First Land First (BLF) movement picketed outside the home of …

BLF taken to court by white racist journalist

By BO Staff Writer White racist journalists, including Peter Bruce, Adriaan Basson and Tim Cohen, have taken the black radical movement, Black First Land First (BLF) to court for demonstrating their right to protest. The movement has heavily criticised white owned media for its hypocrisy and racism – covering up white corruption and making it …