The REAL People’s Manifesto

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: History: the People’s Manifesto was drafted by Comrade Andile Mngxitama and adopted by the September Nation Imbizo (SNI) in 2011. It was also adopted by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in …

Mngxitama says UKZN must vote BLF-SM

By Andile Mngxitama Up until now the Student Representative Council (SRC) has been a school to teach corruption and compromise. Those elected into the SRC promptly assume the posture and mannerisms of a politician. This has to be changed. The SRC has to be a weapon of the students against ignorance, racism, patriarchy, homophobia, tribalism, …

EFF has abandoned its 7 cardinal pillars

By BO Staff Writer In the beginning the EFF described its seven cardinal pillars as “non negotiable”, but its leadership has over time amended these founding pillars to fall in line with the interests of white capital. Principally, the EFF has abandoned the cardinal pillar on land and has certainly liquidated the additional pillar on …

Awaiting Trial and Waiting in Vain to Vote

By Lindsay Maasdorp The Local Government Elections (LGE) are 3 days away and the rallies around the country have taken on magnanimous proportions. Democratic Alliance’s (DA’s) Mmusi Maimane stooped to an all time low when he promised a revolution through the vote and not the barrel of a gun. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has …

BLF Press Statement on its extended National Coordination Committee meeting

Image: The leadership of the Black First Land First movement, from left to right: Lindsay Maasdorp, Yerushka Chetty, Andile Mngxitama, Zanele Lwana and Ncedisa Mpemnyama. By Yerushka Chetty The extended National Coordination Committee (NCC) of our movement which is the highest decision making body between national imbizos, met over the weekend of 16-17 July 2016. …