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Save South Africa protesters paid to protest against religious ceremony, says BLF

The Johannesburg Against Injustice (JAI) movement said on Monday it was considering legal options against Andile Mngxitama’s Black First Land First (BLF) and the Gupta family in a bid to stop them from harassing its members. “We are considering our legal options including obtaining a court order restraining the BLF and the Gupta family from […]

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Mngxitama and Manyi seek legal action against Sunday Times

A Sunday Times’ story published today and which claims that UK based public relations firm Bell Pottinger, set up and supports Andile Mngxitama’s Black First Land First (BLF) movement and Mzwanele Manyi’s Decolonisation Foundation, has been disregarded by both Mngxitama and Manyi as lies.  Bell Pottinger who provide media relations services to Oakbay, a company owned by the Gupta […]

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BLF26 to appear in Pretoria Regional Court

On Wednesday morning, twenty six Black First Land First members (BLF26) will appear at the Pretoria Regional Court tomorrow, on charges of public violence, trespassing, kidnapping and intimidation. The charges which BLF claims are trumped up and without merit, followed a protest action by the movement at the Office of the former Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela.  Twenty six […]

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Corruption charges laid against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan

Black First Land First (BLF) has brought a case of corruption against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. The case (case number 694/2/2017) was opened by BLF, who submitted a certified statement to Lieutenant Colonel Moeketsi at the Hillbrow Police Station, at 3pm today. BLF alleges that Gordhan, in his capacity as Finance Minister has contravened Section 34 of the Prevention and Combating of […]