Tito Mboweni is a Stellenbosch ‘Sha Sha’ appointment – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was posted on the Black First Land First (BLF) website. BLF berates appointment of Tito Mboweni as Finance Minister Black First Land First (BLF) berates the appointment of Tito Mboweni as Finance Minister. His appointment follows Pravin Gordhan and the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF’s) unholy alliance plotting to …

Capitalists still rule SA because of ANC

By Visvin Reddy The entire world looked on with bated breath as South Africa navigated its way from the dreadful  and horrendous Apartheid to democracy. Doomsayers predicted a bloodbath and genocide, as has happened in other African countries, but they were proved wrong. Decades of White minority rule ended with the release of Mandela and …

The hypocrisy surrounding Prof Maguvhe’s treatment by the public

By Ndiphiwe Mkuzo Due to my own academic discipline in training and the overwhelming public interest in the SABC’s continuing saga, I’ve had to replay Prof Mbulaheni Maguvhe’s recent appearance before Parliament’s ad hoc committee into the fitness of the SABC board. Irrespective of the man’s political affiliations and acquaintances, my revolutionary consciousness and Africanist …

Why Trevor Manuel is Defending Johann Rupert

By Andile Mngxitama The former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel has come out guns blazing against Black First Land First (BLF) for opening a criminal case against Johann Rupert. Manuel said the BLF case is “irrational” and even went further to say there is nothing of “substance” from the black consciousness organization. What angered Manuel …

Thabo Mbeki and FW de Klerk ganging up against Hlaudi’s 90% local content?

By BO Staff Writer Over the weekend, the white owned and controlled media excitedly reported that former president Thabo Mbeki had “broken his silence” and spoken against the alleged abuses happening at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Mbeki called for a judicial commission of inquiry on the state broadcaster. He has been joined by …

Gupta Who?

By BO Staff Writer Don’t you love how the notion of black people making money from government or with the assistance of government is almost criminalized and the black recipients of government businesses are called “BEE fat cats”? It has been automatically programmed in the minds of people that being black “economically empowered” is suggestive …