Elvis Ramosebudi: A hustler, mentally unstable or a threat to national security?

By BO Staff Writer The man accused by the Hawks of plotting mass assassinations of politicians and prominent South Africans made his first appearance in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court this morning. Wearing all black and looking calm, the man now known to be Elvis Ramosebudi, allegedly sent letters to wealthy businessmen asking for funding for …

Eskom being captured by the Guptas is a lie

By Sthandwasami Dlamini Eskom’s 27 major coal suppliers are: Liketh Investments; Umcebo Mining; HCI Khusela Coal; Sudor Coal; Stuart Coal; Exxaro Coal; Keaton Mining; Kuyasa Mining; Shanduka Coal, whose interests held by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa are now held in a blind trust; Ntshovelo Mining Resources; Just Coal CC; African Exploration Mining; Finance Corporation, which …

Madonsela’s FULL State Capture Report

By BO Staff Writer Thuli Madonsela’s so-called “State Capture” report has been released after the High Court ordered this be done by no later than 5pm today. This morning President Jacob Zuma abandoned his attempt to halt and postpone the release of the report. Read the full report here: 329755535-state-of-capture-14-october-2016.

Xola Skosana’s stance on BLFs position #HandsOffZumaEconomicLiberationNow smacks of opportunism

By BO Staff Writer Skosana’s analysis that goes by the title “Guilty by association-pronouncing on the BLF statement” has a serious framework problem that effectively cuts out any space for deepening the analysis. His framework of reference is limited by sweeping unscientific conclusions evidently informed by his opportunism that glosses over who our friends and …

The Guptas to sell their businesses for the sake of the country

By BO Staff Writer Today, in a tense statement, the Gupta family announced that it will be selling all their shares in their South African businesses. The family has come under extreme, sustained and unjustified attack from white business, often using their political proxies. The Guptas have been doing business in South Africa for over …

EFF, DA, S&P, Pravin and the ISIS terrorism threat

By BO Staff Writer The USA embassy and the British government has issued an alert about possible terrorist attacks on South African malls by ISIS. This should not surprise anyone, the USA should know, because ISIS is its clandestine terrorist arm. The big question is why would ISIS target south Africa? The answer lies in …