Thuli Madonsela hiding behind her racist landlord

By Zanele Lwana The office of the Public Protector is trying to intimidate the media into reporting a lie where she hides behind her racist landlord. The call by her office to media houses like SABC and others to correct their reporting on the BLF being evicted from their peaceful picket is an attempt to …

BLF victory against Thuli Madonsela

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday, the Pretoria High Court struck off the roll an urgent application brought against the Black First Land First (BLF) movement by the landlord of the Public Protector. The urgent application sought to interdict the ongoing 24 hour picket outside the offices of the Public Protector by BLF members. The High …

UPDATE: 24 hours picket at Office of Public Protector & Press briefing today

By Zanele Lwana Black First Land First (BLF) has resumed it’s 24 hours picket at the Public Protector’s Office in Tshwane since Monday, 10 October 2016. Day one of the picket proceeded without major incident. The only matter that will be addressed today is the attitude of the private security company which is hostile and aggressive, unnecessarily. …

Black First Land First launches damning report on white corruption at 77 Bufferlake

By BO Writer Black First Land First (BLF) on Saturday, 8 October 2016, officially launched its “preliminary report on apartheid era corruption and other economic crimes” (BLF report on white corruption) at 77 Bufferlake in Mamelodi. 77 Bufferlake was an interesting choice of venue. It’s regarded by many as the headquarters of the movement. It’s …

BLF 24 hour picket continues at Public Protectors office

By Zanele Lwana Last Thursday, 6 October 2016, our movement Black First Land First (BLF) marched to the office of the Public Protector. The aim of the march was to deliver a memorandum to the Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Mandosela, which calls on her to essentially deal with white corruption and to stop being used as …

Why Thuli Madonsela’s state capture report is biased, compromised and a weapon of regime change

By Andile Mngxitama This statement was delivered by Andile Mngxitama on 03 October 2016 during a Black First Land First (BLF) press conference at the Universal Hi-Lodge in Yeoville. This press conference is aimed at clarifying the position of our movement- Black First Land First (BLF) on the two important investigations undertaken by the Public Protector, Advocate …

Thuli Madonsela shocks human rights activists by speaking at Israel event

By Kwara Kekana on behalf of BDS South Africa The human rights and Palestine solidarity organization, BDS South Africa, is shocked that South Africa’s Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, participated in a fundraising event on the 21st of September 2016 with the Israel United Appeal-United Communal Fund (IUA-UCF). The IUA-UCF forms part of, and sends …