Friends & Friction: Win some, lose some – but keep the passion

2017-03-26 11:57

It happened to the silky soul singer Marvin Gaye, and now it is happening to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Black First Land First lays charge against Zille over colonial tweet

2017-03-25 21:00

Black First Land First (BLF) has laid a charge of racism against Western Cape premier Helen Zille at the Hillbrow Police.

DA caucus about Zille tweets 'tense and emotional'

2017-03-24 08:06

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s tweets on colonialism were in the spotlight for more than four hours during a “tense and emotional” DA caucus meeting, sources say.

WCape legislature to debate Zille tweets?

2017-03-21 16:18

The Western Cape Legislature might debate Premier Helen Zille’s recent tweets on colonialism.

Maimane takes a stand against Zille in Human Rights Day speech

2017-03-21 13:25

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has used Human Rights Day commemorations to take a stand against Helen Zille, saying colonialism and apartheid stripped South Africans of their dignity.

DA mustn't adopt ANC's 'African racial nationalism' - Zille

2017-03-20 17:52

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has warned of the "dangers" of the DA adopting the ANC policy of "African racial nationalism" to get votes.

DA faces its Rubicon after Zille’s tweets

2017-03-19 06:02

Detractors within the DA of embattled Western Cape Premier Helen Zille are calling for her to be removed from her position, following her tweet this week that not everything about colonialism was negative.

What do we do about racists like Zille?

2017-03-17 08:47

Helen Zille regularly reminds us that the road to a nonracial South Africa will be long and tortuous. Black people who invoke blackness to defend incompetence are fuelling her fire, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

The DA will never recall Zille - ANCYL KZN

2017-03-16 22:47

The DA will never recall Helen Zille because she is still the leader of the party, says the ANC Youth League in KZN's provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabelo.

Colonialism can never be justified - DA

2017-03-16 14:26

The DA has responded to a series of tweets by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille by saying that colonialism, like apartheid, was wrong and can never be justified.


Maimane gets tough on Zille

2017-03-26 06:00

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said he considered comments made, to the effect that he was scared to act against former party leader Helen Zille, as racist.

DA's federal executive must decide on Zille hearing - Breytenbach

2017-03-24 15:22

DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach says her investigation into whether Helen Zille should be charged over her latest tweet saga is done, but the final decision lies with the party's federal executive council.

Date set for first step in possible Zille disciplinary inquiry

2017-03-22 11:29

The DA has set a date for the first steps of a possible disciplinary inquiry into Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's comments about colonialism, the chairperson of the party's federal executive says.

There was nothing good about colonialism – Makhura

2017-03-21 14:37

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has waded into the national discussion on colonialism following tweets by former DA leader Helen Zille, saying there was nothing good about the oppressive system.

Helen Zille's only option is to resign

2017-03-21 09:01

It was an astonishing judgement error on Zille’s part to think something as sensitive and complex as colonialism could be discussed sensibly on a medium like Twitter, writes Max du Preez.

Mondli Makhanya: Maimane’s moment

2017-03-19 06:08

So, here is some wisdom from some of the world’s most famous racists, writes Mondli Makhanya.

The separation of powers is a colonial legacy - Zille

2017-03-18 20:22

Western Cape premier Helen Zille has clarified her recent tweets on colonialism, saying that her trip to Singapore opened her eyes to a different perspective

Zille's tweets make it difficult to attract black voters - DA Western Cape leader

2017-03-16 22:47

Acting DA Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela says former party leader Helen Zille's controversial tweets about colonialism may result in a loss of voter support.

Zille must be recalled as premier - EFF, ANC

2017-03-16 15:58

The EFF and ANC have called on the DA to recall Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, following tweets in which she defended certain aspects of colonialism.

Zille to face disciplinary process for colonialism tweets - Maimane

2017-03-16 11:59

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will face a disciplinary process for her tweets about colonialism, DA leader Mmusi Maimane says.

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