Good morning, President Malema: If Mzansi were Twitter

2018-12-12 06:27

While Twitter still covers a negligible number of South Africans and South African voters, the antics of politicians have gone viral on the site, with Julius Malema leading in numbers and Helen Zille close behind.

Old Cape Town hospital site to become home to thousands in R3bn development

2018-12-07 05:20

The Western Cape Cabinet has approved a R3bn development where Conradie Hospital in Cape Town used to be.

Anti-Gang Unit revs into gear, as Ramaphosa hands over 50 BMWs

2018-11-02 15:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over a fleet of brand new BMWs to the Western Cape’s new Anti-Gang Unit during a launch in Hanover Park, Cape Town.

Davies: I met with the Guptas, but so did Helen Zille

2018-10-29 15:56

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said he met with members of the Gupta family on several occasions between 2009 and 2013.

Matric after-party at Zille's official house has ANC boiling

2018-09-28 23:01

A party of a different sort is giving Western Cape Premier Helen Zille problems as some neighbours of her official residence Leeuwenhof are complaining that her foster grandson's matric after-party, which was hosted there, got out of hand.

Teachers demand safer schools in Khayelitsha

2018-08-22 09:23

Dozens of Khayelitsha teachers have gathered in Cape Town's city centre to demand that their schools be made safer.

ANCYL blames Malema, Shivambu for its liquidation

2018-07-31 12:10

The ANCYL says a legal bill linked to a defamation case brought by Helen Zille was only brought to its attention recently.

Helen Zille again in the eye of the storm

2018-07-22 06:01

Helen Zille is again the subject of a storm brewing in the DA, this time over her inclusion in the selection panel tasked with choosing who will represent the party in Parliament.

Housing activists build shack outside Zille's official residence in 'honour' of Mandela Day

2018-07-18 08:22

Housing activists in Cape Town have built a shack outside Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's official residence to mark Mandela Day.

Helen Zille and Julius Malema lose 50,000 followers in Twitter purge

2018-07-13 15:41

Twitter started to delete inactive accounts to restore confidence in the follower numbers of users – and two of SA's favourite political tweeters were hit hard.


Want to support Ramaphosa's reform agenda? Vote DA

2018-12-10 14:19

Having spent the past three weekends (averaging eight hours a day) on a selection panel, interviewing candidates for the DA's Western Cape election lists, Helen Zille writes on these crucial processes.

De Lille: DA like Animal Farm - some are more equal than others

2018-11-04 07:10

The processes and systems in the DA are currently only applicable to some; there is no equality there, there's no fairness and it's certainly not the DA I joined, says Patricia de Lille.

First Zille, now De Lille: Maimane's failed deals shows weak leadership

2018-10-31 10:45

Mmusi Maimane's leadership qualities were put to the test by two deals he struck with Western Cape premier Helen Zille and Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille. The deals have exposed him as a weak leader, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Zille's cabinet demands more cops in the Western Cape within 6 months

2018-10-10 20:39

The Western Cape government has demanded that Police Minister Bheki Cele deploy extra police officers and reservists to the province within six months to stop a wave of crime, gangsterism, and attacks on trains.

Alan Winde: I've got big shoes to fill

2018-09-20 15:21

As premier of the Western Cape he will have big shoes to fill but with almost two decades in government, he's got the track record to prove that he's up to the challenge, says Alan Winde.

De Lille replacement: Zille confirms she's been approached, but wants to finish term as premier

2018-08-08 17:38

Reports say senior members of the DA's Cape Town caucus see Helen Zille as the ideal figure to lead the caucus following a fractious 18 months.

Zille welcomes opening of healthcare facility, says more should have been done in District Six

2018-07-25 18:00

The one thing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she wants to see before the end of her term in office is the redevelopment of District Six.

Protesters challenge Zille to spend 67 minutes for Mandela Day inside shack erected outside her residence

2018-07-18 11:34

Protesters have built a shack outside Helen Zille's official residence, and have challenged her to spend her 67 minutes for Mandela Day "inside of it, using the same services we have to use everyday".

Zwelihle protesters attack and rob police officer of service pistol

2018-07-13 18:38

Protesters in Zwelihle, Hermanus have robbed a police officer of his service pistol while Western Cape Premier Helen Zille attempted to address the community.

Panasonic launches SA headquarters in Cape Town

2018-07-12 18:46

Panasonic South Africa – a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation – has launched its new South African headquarters in Century City, Cape Town.

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