SAHRC to investigate Helen Zille’s colonialism tweets

2017-04-21 21:39

The SAHRC will investigate whether Western Cape premier Helen Zille’s tweets about colonialism violated the Bill of Rights.

'Strong legal panel' to head Zille disciplinary - DA

2017-04-19 16:57

The DA says it has appointed a "strong, experienced legal team" to lead the disciplinary hearing of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille for her tweets on colonialism.

What is colonialism to us?

2017-04-06 11:57

In case you were not aware, it is colonialism which invented race to serve the ends of conquest. Apartheid’s contribution was to sharpen its venom with unparalleled intensity, writes Charles Ngwena.

DA to discipline Zille over colonialism tweets - Maimane

2017-04-02 16:30

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Federal Legal Commission (FLC) has recommended that disciplinary action be taken against the Western Cape Premier Helen Zille over her tweet on colonialism.

Political parties to debate Zille's 'colonialism' tweets

2017-03-28 07:18

Political parties will try and show the "true legacy" of colonialism when the Western Cape provincial legislature debate Helen Zille’s recent tweets.

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.


Zille's tweet: An alternative narrative

2017-04-20 12:44

There seem to be general consensus that Helen Zille was completely wrong with her recent “colonialist tweet”. Here's another way of looking at it.

DA lays charges against Helen Zille

2017-04-12 19:21

The DA's federal committee has formally laid charges against Western Cape Premier Helen Zille for her remarks on colonialism, federal chairperson James Selfe has confirmed.

DA should have suspended Zille – ANC W Cape

2017-04-02 20:41

The Democratic Alliance should have suspended Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, pending disciplinary action over her tweet on colonialism, the ANC in the Western Cape says.

Unrepentant Zille questions 'tsunami' over her 'statement of fact' on colonialism

2017-03-28 18:11

An unrepentant Helen Zille has questioned the "political tsunami" over her tweets on colonialism, saying she is glad that it has led to a debate.

Zille tweets: DA top brass to meet on Sunday to discuss possible charges

2017-03-27 14:06

The DA’s federal executive will meet to discuss whether or not Western Cape Premier Helen Zille should be charged over her tweets about colonialism.

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.

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