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 …

White farmers poisoning the nation for profits

By BO Staff Writer The following article titled “South Africans are eating GMO foods every day” was previously published on the Health-E News website. Most South Africans, without their knowledge or consent, are unknowingly consuming genetically modified food products every single day. “Local farmers are continuing to use toxic glyphosate-based products, and are farming crops …

Brazil coup: Lessons for the ANC

By James Petras Introduction Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office through a well-organized, carefully planned operation among the corrupt Brazilian political elite, closely linked to the stock-market, financial institutions and foreign energy companies. This ‘legislative coup d’état’ eliminated the democratically-elected ‘political intermediaries’ and installed a regime directly controlled by the CEO’s of leading …

Steve Biko Lecture: How Biko helps us to think black

By Neo Mokatsanyane (This lecture was delivered in honor of the legacy of Steven Bantu Biko to the community of Boipatong in Sedibeng on 24 September 2016. The event was hosted by the Sedibeng Regional Chapter of Black First Land First) I welcome and greet you all my black sisters and brothers, kale dumedisa kao …

Freedom Charter And Constitution Will Protect Us, We Are Told

Featured image: Black people stand in line to vote for the first time on 27 April 1994, in the hope of ending the racist apartheid regime.  By Yerushka Chetty This generation is told “freedom is coming”. Twenty two years ago we were told “freedom has arrived, we are now free”. We were given a new constitution …

The Forgotten Children Of Blikkiesdorp

By Yerushka Chetty On this bitter cold rainy morning of 18 June 2016 I attended the 2nd meeting called by the residents of Woodstock and Salt River in the Salt River Community Hall to “resist gentrification” which is commonly referred to as stopping evictions.  A group of activists from Western Cape, concerned about the plight …