Venezuela Salutes Robert Mugabe’s Legacy as Liberation Fighter, Friend

By BO Staff Writer This article was originally published on the Telesur website. The Venezuelan government saluted the “brave Zimbabwean people” who didn’t shy away from participating in the Chimurenga war of independence. Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry released a public statement in support of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, a leader of the country’s independence movement, …

#MugabeResigns standing strong against imperialism

By BO Staff Writer The longstanding Zimbabwean president, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, has officially resigned from his position. Mugabe, along with his wife, Grace, and other party officials like Jonathon Moyo and the leader of the youth wing, Kudzanayi Chipanga, have been removed from the ruling Zanu-PF. The defiant revolutionary refused to resign on live TV on …

Understanding the Zimbabwe coup

by Gregary Elich Long-roiling factional conflict within Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF political party exploded last week in a military coup that quickly seized control of the government and state media. The coup was led by Commander of Zimbabwe Defense Forces Constantino Chiwenga, who is closely aligned with former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Emboldened by President Robert Mugabe’s declining mental …

‘Zimbabwe must defend the revolution’ – BLF

By BO Staff Writer Conflicting reports have been coming out of Zimbabwe regarding a possible coup by military veterans within President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party, ZANU-PF. The veterans are said to be disgruntled at the sacking of former Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa by Mugabe last week for allegedly plotting against the party. Agents of imperialism …

Understanding the battle against White Monopoly Capital: lessons from Zimbabwe

By Munyaradzi Gwisai In the following piece, the Zimbabwean Marxist scholar and activist, with direct experience of the struggle in Zimbabwe, offers the South African left forces some lessons from Zimbabwe. The political economy analysis provided here is one of the most significant contributions in understanding the current crisis in South Africa. Gwisai warns against …

Dehumanizing African leaders for regime change

By Professor Jonathan Moyo This article was originally published on The Southern Times website in September 2016 around the time of the #ThisFlag and other regime change protests. Prof Jonathan Moyo is Zimbabwe’s minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development and MP for Tsholotsho North (Zanu PF). If there’s one inescapable reality to …

Hands Off President Mugabe! Julius Malema, you agent of Renwick!

Media Statement Black First Land First (BLF) is once again appalled, but not surprised, at the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) calling for the democratically elected President of Zimbabwe, Comrade Robert Mugabe, to step down. Malema has been brazen in his service to British imperialism since the EFF leadership held a secret meeting …

On Pastor Evans Mawarire

Image: Zimbabwean Pastor who started the #ThisFlag campaign, Pastor Evans Mawarire. Photo: The Standard. By Pastor Xola Skosana Pastors in the Pentecostal/Charismatic sector of the church are the least prepared leaders to deal with the complexity of post-colonial and neo-colonial dynamics in Black society. Being a Christian is already an admission of susceptibility and gullibility. In …