Be weary of “popular” sentiment

By Vuyani Ngalwana SC Truth be told, we have had worse “state capture” in this country – perpetrated by foreigners from Europe and the Uited States. I wish I could share my readings and doccies with my Facebook friends. Many years of collecting them and the ability to sift propaganda from real facts. The groundswell …

The fallacy of a ‘free media’ in South Africa

By Zimasa Mpemnyama Over the past few weeks, the phrase ‘free media’ has been used to characterise the media landscape of South Africa. Although the phrase has been in use for quite sometime now, it was catapulted into the national conversation again after the Black First Land First (BLF) movement picketed outside the home of …

Radio702 scrambles to cover-up racism

By BO Staff Writer The white owned radio station, Radio702 has become notorious for punting white monopoly capital sponsored, right-wing views. But, social media users were shocked on Sunday when the station released a tweet comparing black babies to dogs while promoting a charity walk with the cellphone network with skyhigh data prices, MTN! As …

White media producing fake news against BLF

By BO Staff Writer White monopoly capital is so terrified of Black First Land First (BLF) that it has unleashed a propaganda war against the movement. BLF is growing fast as more and more black people see it as the only alternative to fight white monopoly capital. Last week BLF scored major victories from meeting …

Black Opinion is back online!

After being shutdown for two weeks by white monopoly capital, the voice of black radical thought is back online! There are numerous important stories and analysis white monopoly capital wanted to block. Amongst others the following: 1. The R2 billion bribe offer by white monopoly capital to remove President Jacob Zuma. 2. How Johann Rupert …

BLF picketed Peter Bruce for reporting fake news

By BO Staff Writer On 29 June 2017 Black First Land First published the following statement on its website, which Black Opinion is reissuing, regarding its picket action the same day against Peter Bruce: Our general position is that we respect the freedom of expression and we defend it in terms of the media. However,there …

BLF notice to picket Peter Bruce for fake news

By BO Staff Writer On 29 June 2017 Black First Land First issued a notice which was published on the movement’s website of its intention to picket Peter Bruce for fabricating news. Black Opinion is republishing the said notice below: The white owned media has unleashed a massive campaign against the truth. It hides white …