BLF fails to pitch in Equality Court to face racism claims

2019-08-22 16:33

Black First Land First (BLF) has failed to appear in the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, to answer a hate speech case against it.

FF Plus claims victory as Andile Mngxitama's BLF delisted as political party

2019-07-15 15:41

The FF Plus' issue with the BLF stems from its constitution that only allows black people to join the party.

House was derelict prior to occupation - BLF

2019-05-20 05:11

A lawyer from Pretoria has managed to have a group of Black First Land First (BLF) members who had occupied a house in Brooklyn, Pretoria, evicted.

On BLF, Hlaudi and the media's elections coverage

2019-05-13 13:15

There is always an obligation to cover all parties that contest the election. But the media has been obsessed with the utterances of charlatans and divisive vigilantes with questionable morals, writes Redi Tlhabi.

BLF eyes 10 seats in Parliament, seeks to unite all 'black parties'

2019-05-07 17:44

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama says while his party has spent more time in the courts fighting bids to get it removed from the ballot paper, he believes it has "turned a corner" and will be able capture the imagination of South Africans as they cast their vote for a new government.

BLF won't apologise for 'Land or Death' slogan, plans to appeal court ruling

2019-05-06 13:13

Black First Land First says it will not apologise for its controversial slogan "Land or Death" after the Equality Court, sitting in Johannesburg, found that it constituted hate speech.

Patrice Motsepe files urgent interdict application against BLF, Mngxitama - report

2019-04-30 21:12

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe has reportedly filed an urgent interdict application against Black First, Land First and its leader Andile Mngxitama in connection with allegations that he was involved in an alleged plot to interfere in Botswana's politics.

'There is nothing that they can do to stop us' - BLF not deterred by court ruling

2019-04-29 17:18

Black First Land First says it is not deterred by the Electoral Court's finding that the Electoral Commission of SA erred when it did not publish the party's registration in the Government Gazette in 2016.

FF Plus heads to Equality Court in a bid to ban BLF from participating in election

2019-04-29 05:21

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) is expected to head back to the Electoral Court in a bid to prevent the Black First Land First (BLF) from participating in the general elections.

FF Plus again asks Electoral Court to deregister BLF

2019-04-23 17:09

The Freedom Front Plus is continuing with its bid to prevent the BLF from participating in the upcoming elections.


'This is a banning order': BLF applies for leave to appeal IEC decision to deregister it

2019-07-17 19:45

"The BLF believes that should the Electoral Court grant us leave to appeal, strong prospects of success exist that the court will ultimately overturn the decision of the IEC," said the party's deputy president, Zanele Lwana, in a statement.

'Account was hacked,' Mngxitama claims after BLF secretary general tweets that he is not a member

2019-06-24 14:29

The leadership of BLF are in a public tussle, with claims and counterclaims of non-membership and impropriety being flung at one another.

Cape Town wine farm granted interdict after BLF land occupation fears

2019-05-17 15:49

D'Aria Vineyards in Durbanville, Cape Town has secured an interdict in the Western Cape High Court against what appears to be threats by Black First, Land First to occupy wine farms in the Western Cape.

BLF's Mngxitama blames media for his poor performance at the polls

2019-05-09 18:21

Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has blamed the media for his party's dismal showing at the polls so far.

FF Plus warns of continued legal battle with BLF

2019-05-06 15:46

The IEC has put the integrity of the upcoming elections at risk by registering the BLF as a political party without publishing their registration in the Government Gazette, FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald says.

FF Plus vs BLF: Battle rages on after high court showdown

2019-05-06 08:22

The FF Plus will announce its next move in its bid to have BLF deregistered as a political party.

Elections fever: Top 6 election stories as the battle for votes turns ugly

2019-04-29 19:02

From court cases to campaigning at grass roots level, political parties are pulling out all the stops as voting day inches closer. Here is a wrap of our most read stories.

Electoral court rules IEC erred when it didn't publish BLF registration in govt gazette

2019-04-29 13:31

The Electoral Court has set aside a decision by the South African Electoral Commission to dismiss an appeal by Freedom Front Plus to have Black Land First deregistered from contesting the May 8 elections.

'BLF will fight all attempts to have it deregistered' - Mngxitama

2019-04-24 18:52

Black Land First says it will accept a decision by the Electoral Court if it says the party cannot, as part of its membership policy, exclude other races. However, it says it will retaliate in other ways.

Black First Land First

2019-04-16 12:52

BLF has declared that its members are prepared to die for the land, arguing that white people themselves died while stealing the land from black people.

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