Zuma/Gupta versus white monopoly capital/CR17: Understanding the lines of struggle

By Andile Mngxitama The Zuma/Gupta vs white monopoly capital (WMC)/CR17 antagonism is the contemporary manifestation of the historical unresolved battle between native and settler in occupied Azania. This battle does take different forms at given junctures without alteration of its essence as essentially a battle for national liberation. If the Zuma/Gupta axis of the antagonism …

Ramaphosa ran away from loadsheding?

Image credit: search67.com By BO Staff Writer President of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa was out of the public view for the whole day on Friday. He cancelled all pre announced engagements for the day, including participating in a benefit golf tournament. This follows the big revelation by the Deputy President DD Mabuza …

Another Cyber Terrorist Attack on BO

Dear Black Opinion (BO) followers and subscribers, we apologize for your favorite alternative news and analysis site being shut down for most of this morning. BO experienced yet another terrorist cyber attack that shut it down. We thank the technicians who have managed to bring us back online in such short period of time. You …

Jacob Zuma attacked for account at Capitec because it’s WMC: what is WMC?

Image credit: Picture: Jacoline Prinsloo By Andile Mngxitama I just saw a Twitter thread with trolls attacking and ridiculing President Jacob Zuma for opening an account at Capitec. I don’t care whether the account was for his own personal use or for one of his foundations. The people ridiculing Zuma don’t know that actually, the …

IOL’s letter “It is amazing how the EFF and BLF agree on this Ramaphosa issue”

Photo credit: Kayleen Morgan/EWN By Andile Mngxitama The opinion piece by Jyothi Maharaj , titled “LETTER: It is amazing how the EFF and BLF agree on this Ramaphosa issue” which was published by Independent Online (IOL) on 20 December 2019, alleges a convergence which doesn’t exist. Black First Land First (BLF) has maintained this position …

The future is Radical Black Nationalism

By Andile Mngxitama Since we are oppressed not as a tribe class or gender but because we are black, the most appropriate ideology for our liberation is black nationalism. I really don’t mind if you call it African nationalism. The enemy remains as it was since the white versus black encounter. The primary contradiction remains …