BLF asks, where was EFF yesterday?

BLF asks, where was EFF yesterday?

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services decided yesterday to start a process to get rid of the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has instigated this process in defence of President Cyril Ramaphosa, who in turn is considered by this white party to be the best defender of white monopoly capital (WMC). It was a known fact that the committee had scheduled a meeting to discuss the expulsion of the Public Protector. Where was the EFF?

Media reports indicate that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) did not attend this critical committee meeting. This was despite the fact that sufficient notice of the details of the scheduled meeting, including its agenda, were of public knowledge well in advance of the said meeting.

Before the revelations emerged that the EFF had taken money from President Ramaphosa, it presented itself as a defender of Public Protector. However when an important opportunity arose to defend the Public Protector this party, with more than 40 members of parliament (MPs), was nowhere to be found. As a result it took less than five minutes for the anti Public Protector parliamentary committee to decide to remove Advocate Mkhwebane from her office.

It is not the first time that the EFF had disappeared from parliament at crucial moment. Last year when the Oppenheimers were in parliament, the Reds of London took cover. It was the Black First Land First (BLF) that embraced the moment and dealt with this wealthy family which bought itself a private international airport terminal, inside the O.R. Tambo International Airport.

Subsequent to the decision of the committee, the African National Congress (ANC) expressed its support for the removal of the Public Protector. That’s more honest. It’s now clear that the three main political parties in parliament have agreed to coverup the corruption of President Ramaphosa through shutting up the Public Protector.

These developments clarify why there was a conspiracy to keep the BLF out of parliament. As things stand, there is no party in parliament that represents the interests of black people

Issued by Black First Land First, National Coordinating Committee of (BLF NCC)

28 August 2019

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Black First Land First Mail: [email protected]

Zanele Lwana
(BLF Deputy President)
Cell: +27 79 986 7225

Parliament fails to defend the Public Protector

Parliament fails to defend the Public Protector

Black First Land First (BLF) is not surprised that it took less than five minutes for Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services to resolve to start a process to remove the Public Protector.

After revelations that President Ramapahosa gave money to members of the opposition, it makes sense that no party deemed it to be its ethical duty to protect the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Parliament’s Rules Committee is urgently formulating the relevant rules to allow for the removal of the Public Protector. This is an unethical and brazen defence of President Ramapahosa, who has been found wanting by the Public Protector.

The call for rules to be established to remove Chapter 9 Institutions is a direct attack on the Public Protector. The Public Protector has found that the President has broken his oath of office by lying to parliament. She has also found against the President for what amounts to a brazen case of state capture and money laundering involving huge amounts of money linked to the CR17 campaign. Evidently, the subsequent #RamaphosaLeaks has indicated that the amount of R1billion was raised to buy the ANC Nasrec Conference. It now seems like Ramaphosa is using parliament to fight back.

BLF is not suprised that not one party represented in parliament objected to this unethically process. This consensus and strategic non attendance of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) at the meeting of the Committee, is calculated to facilitate the interests of WMC.

BLF reiterates that there is only one party in parliament. It’s the party of WMC clad in
different colours

Issued by Black First Land First, National Coordinating Committee of (BLF NCC)

27 August 2019

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Black First Land First Mail: [email protected]

Zanele Lwana
(BLF Deputy President)
Cell: +27 79 986 7225

BLF dedicates this women’s day to the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

BLF dedicates this women’s day to the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

South Africa is a capitalist racist patriarchal colonial enclave. This means that black women are the most oppressed as they suffer the burden of tripple oppression (race, class and patriachy) at the same time. Black women have always been in the forefront of the struggle for the liberation of our people. However, because of patriarchy their contributions are never acknowledged. We must not do to the Public Protector what we allowed society to do to Mama Winnie Madikizela Mandela.

It is in recognition of the leading role that the current Public Protector plays in protecting the vulnerable against the powerful that Black First Land First (BLF) dedicates this day primarily to Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

The Public Protector is under attack because of her courage to stand on the side of the truth, even against the most powerful representatives of the capitalist racist patriarchal colonial enclave we call South Africa. It is this dedication and bravery that makes the Public Protector the most deserving of our acknowledgment as the embodiment of the historic struggle where South African women said No to the apartheid bully, Hendrik Verwoerd.

We call on our people today to reflect on the reasons why the Public Protector is persecuted. We must reflect on how even the judiciary is being used to fight the true protector of our people.

We also urge the public to contribute towards paying the costs imposed unjustly by the courts against the Public Protector.

The public must protect the Public Protector. She is our only hope in the face of the capitalist racist patriarchal colonial bullies of Stellenbosch and London.

Halala Advocate Mkhwebane halala!
Malibongwe!

Issued by Black First Land First, National Coordinating Committee of (BLF NCC)

9 August 2019

Contact Details

Black First Land First Mail: [email protected]

Zanele Lwana
(BLF Deputy President)
Cell: +27 79 986 7225

The Hawks must leave the Public Protector alone

The Hawks must leave the Public Protector alone

It’s plain shocking that the HAWKS have literally jumped at the barking of shady organizations that seem associated with the corrupt Independent Power Producers (IPPs) which are collapsing ESKOM. The complaint against the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has no merit in fact or in law. The complainant is the so called Accountability Now which is a white organization with apparently the sole purpose of maintaining the anti black status quo under the pretext of fighting corruption.

It’s shocking that the Hawks have chosen to be a tool of these racist organizations which are opposed to Radical Economic Transformation (RET) and progressive black leadership.

Black First Land First (BLF) asks the hawks to leave the Public Protector alone to do her job without fear or favor. Furthermore, BLF asks the Hawks to focus on the numerous cases BLF has opened against white monopoly capital (WMC) where no prograss has been made at all. In fact BLF now believes that cases against white WMC are never investigated.

Issued by Black First Land First, National Coordinating Committee of (BLF NCC)

7 August 2019

Contact Details

Black First Land First Mail: [email protected]

Zanele Lwana
(BLF Deputy President)
Cell: +27 79 986 7225