National shutdown: SA’s R13.85 billion response to COVID-19 pandemic

By Andile Mngxitama Do you know that the South African government’s R13.85 billion package to deal with the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic is: i. just 7.5% of the wealth of Johann Rupert who is worth R103.4-billion? ii. just 7.4% of the wealth of Nicky Oppenheimer who is worth R102.98-billion? iii. less than the …

Coronavirus SA shutdown: enemy won major propaganda battle last night

By Andile Mngxitama The Oppenheimers/Ruperts, through their agent Cyril Ramaphosa, have won a major propaganda battle (not the war) via the coronavirus pandemic. The R2 billion donation made by these families ostensibly towards easing the impact of the pandemic on the people, (as announced by Ramaphosa last night) is a huge victory for white monopoly …

Coronavirus: SA National shutdown about WMC making profits

BY Andile Mngxitama Just a reminder, the wealth of the Ruperts and Oppenheimers hovers around R100 billion for each family. More specifically Johann Rupert is worth R103.4-billion and Nicky Oppenheimer, R102.98-billion In the last financial year, being the year after removing Jacob Zuma as President, Rupert made R11 billion and the Oppenheimers made R6 billion …

How other countries are responding to coronavirus

By Andile Mngxitama On how to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, here are the worlds current best practices: 1. Spain: nationalized the private healthcare sector. 2. Italy: suspended mortgage bond payments. 3. Canada: suspended rent and mortgages. 4. Egypt: reduced interest rates. 5. Kenya: shutdown the country. 6. Venezuela: Secured over 10000 units of Cuban …

Ramaphosa declares Covid-19 national disaster: Read the full speech

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image: GCIS President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the following statement from the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Sunday 15 March 2020 via national television: Fellow South Africans, I am addressing you this evening on a matter of great national importance. The world is facing a medical emergency far graver than what we have …

On “Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?”

Image: BO archives By BO Staff Writer Black Opinion previously published a piece titled, “Who Is Lord Robin Renwick Julius Malema’s Handler From London?”. The content is still relevant and in fact timeless. We have received very encouraging feedback which we are now publishing for your reading pleasure. In the meanwhile, for those who have …

Iran blessed with Soleimani, SA cursed with Louis Vuitton and profit addicts

Image credit: medium.com By Andile Mngxitama Some nations are blessed with national heroes, like Iran is with the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force, Major-General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated last week in Baghdad by the war mongering imperialist United States (U.S.). Soleimani is a martyr of the oppressed people all …