The Rogue Unit cover up: Piet Rampedi’s Sunday Times resignation letter

By BO Staff Writer Former Sunday Times journalist, Piet Rampedi, has come out guns blazing against Sunday Times Editor, Bongani Siqoko, who he labels as “dishonest” in his handling of the matters arising out of the SARS Rogue Unit stories. Rampedi, a seasoned, award winning journalist who is now the Editor of African Times newspaper, …

Did Pravin’s thugs intimidate Judge Kroon?

by The Black Eye Last week retired Judge Kroon was the latest victim of Pravin Gordhan’s intimidation squad. Kroon’s woes follow many people who have lost jobs and whose careers have been destroyed after they found that there was an unlawful unit at SARS during his tenure as Commissioner. Kroon sensationally recanted his finding at …

Pravin Gordhan must have his day in court

The media has gone into over drive trying to mount a campaign preventing the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, from having his day in court. Gordhan is accused of serious transgressions of the law when he was Commissioner of the South African Revenue Services (SARS). The allegations are that under his watch, a “Rogue Unit” was …

Our Captured Media

by BO staff writer date: 15 April 2016   The South African media has taken sides in the Gupta versus white capital battle for the control of the economy. There are notable exceptions but our media in general has chosen the side of white capital. Whilst this is not surprising it’s effects after the campaign …