POLITICS PODCAST: The next chapter in SA politics unfolds

2019-05-24 12:34

This week on POLOTIKI, the spotlight is on the National Assembly as the next chapter in South African politics unfolds. Listen.

The rainbow nation is dead

2019-05-23 05:00

The portrayal of white South Africans as a victimised minority could not be further from the truth and statistics can attest to that. Twenty-five years into democracy, the economy and land are still in the hands of the few, writes Pearl Mncube.

Mboweni to Zille: My sister please don't tweet today

2019-05-18 12:21

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni had some advice to outgoing premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille in the ongoing Twitter storm about her "black privilege" view.

Helen Zille sparks Twitter ire again with 'black privilege' comments

2019-05-17 13:17

Outgoing premier of the Western Cape and one of SA Twitter's foremost polemicists, Helen Zille, is at it again, causing a stir on the social media site for her most recent comments about "black privilege".

WATCH: Helen Zille: An 'accidental politician' looks back on 2 decades

2019-05-06 06:22

Love her or hate her, you can't deny that outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille was one of the major figures shaping South African politics over the past twenty years.

'This article will come back to haunt you' - Helen Zille on The Economist backing Cyril Ramaphosa

2019-04-27 12:54

Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille says that The Economist's article backing President Cyril Ramaphosa as 'The rainbow nation's [South Africa] best bet' will come back to haunt them.

Maimane vs Zille: DA supporters prefer Zille to champion elections drive - survey

2019-03-26 16:55

Mmusi Maimane may be the leader of the DA but his party's supporters prefer his predecessor, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, to lead the campaign to the May 8 elections, according to a survey.

Standing ovation from DA, empty ANC benches for Premier Zille's SOPA swansong

2019-02-15 18:12

In her final State of the Province Address, Helen Zille – who in May will become the only Western Cape premier to have completed two terms – has focused on the legacy of her two administrations and contrasted it with that of the national government.

ANC to #OccupyWaleStreet for Zille's final State of the Province Address

2019-02-13 15:38

The ANC says it has "mobilised communities" to deliver the "real state of the province" when Western Cape Premier Helen Zille delivers her final State of the Province Address.

Tax revolt both irresponsible and highly unlikely, say economists

2019-02-03 08:35

Economists and tax experts alike have said Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's call for a tax revolt is likely political posturing, as a real tax revolt would be difficult to pull off in SA.


Phillip Dexter sends lawyer's letter to Helen Zille over 'callous, cruel personal attack'

2019-05-23 13:24

Politician Phillip Dexter has issued a lawyer's letter to former Western Cape premier Helen Zille over what he calls a "callous and cruel" personal dig about his ex-wife and child.

Zille's 'black privilege' tweet referred to DA top brass: 'It's going to stop', says Maimane

2019-05-21 18:03

Former DA leader and outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will be referred to the party's Federal Executive Council about her controversial "black privilege" tweet.

Zille digs in her heels as Madonsela asks her to apologise for 'black privilege' tweet

2019-05-17 17:36

Outgoing Western Cape premier Helen Zille is choosing to stand by her "black privilege" tweets and has chosen not to apologise as suggested by former public protector Thuli Madonsela.

Frantic messages from parties in last minute push to increase voter turnout

2019-05-08 20:16

Political parties are pulling out all the digital stops to get voters to the polls before they close.

The Economist's endorsement of Ramaphosa puts a knife into the DA's claims

2019-05-02 08:33

It must have felt like the ultimate act of betrayal for Helen Zille and her acolytes, a treacherous deed by The Economist, the world's most prestigious and trusted financial magazine, writes Faiez Jacobs.

State capture started during Mandela's presidency with cadre deployment - Zille

2019-04-05 16:02

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is of the view that state capture started during Nelson Mandela’s presidency.

'Time to say goodbye,' sings Helen Zille

2019-03-03 07:19

"My time is done," said outgoing Western Cape premier Helen Zille. Left the podium. Exit stage right. A teal dress in a sea of blue T-shirts. Ladies and gentlemen, Helen Zille has left the building… Well, not quite.

'Goodbye and good riddance, Zille' - Western Cape ANC protest, walk out of SOPA

2019-02-15 15:13

The ANC in the Western Cape has called outgoing Premier Helen Zille's final State of the Province Address a "whitewash" - adding the message "goodbye and good riddance".

A tax revolt may be closer than Zille's critics realise

2019-02-05 08:26

Where the state is unable to collect revenue because its moral right to collect is not recognised, it means there is a deliberate revolt to pay the state, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Ferial Haffajee: Dear Premier Zille, how about a rates revolt in my DA-run ward?

2019-01-31 06:55

Ferial Haffajee was looking forward to seeing what the DA was going to do with Johannesburg. What followed, she says, was disappointment and dirt.

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