Helen Zille

EDITORIAL: DA politicians must just get off Twitter

You’d think, by now, an edict would have gone out on a blue letterhead banning its politicians from Twitter<p>16 August 2018 - 05:00<p>DA leader Mmusi …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Zille won't stop fighting to have SANDF property released for affordable housing

Premier Helen Zille has again called on national government to release land to the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town.<p>Zille says that …

Housing

Pikoli's successor as Western Cape police ombudsman announced

Jenni Evans<p>Advocate Vusi Pikoli's successor as Police Ombudsman for the Western Cape was announced as career policeman Major General Johan Brand on …

Western Cape

There are two DAs‚ and they’re heading for divorce

On Monday‚ as Herman Mashaba humped Donald Trump’s leg and Helen Zille exhumed her defence of colonialism‚ many South Africans wondered aloud if the …

Donald Trump

DA leaders must think before tweeting

By all accounts, the Democratic Alliance’s field workers and some of its politicians are doing sterling work, out of the limelight, in trying to …

Travel (South Africa)

Helen Zille once again caught up in Twitter storm

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has once again come under fire for tweeting in defence of aspects of colonialism, and this time it's …

Social Media

Helen Zille sparks social media debate on colonialism yet again

CAPE TOWN – Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has come under fire yet again on social media, following her latest comments on colonialism.But Zille …

Social Media

Maimane responds to Mashaba, Zille's controversial tweets

JOHANNESBURG - Troublesome tweets, deals in the dark and an apparent shift in economic policies have all brought negative attention to the official …

Social Media

Zille slammed over latest Twitter storm

Cape Town - Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is an unrepentant racist who has no regard for millions of South Africans who have been marginalised by …

South African Politics

Premier Champions Colonialism Benefits In Twitter Gaffe... Again

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has landed himself in hot water after he wrote a controversial tweet unfavourably comparing South African President …

South Africa

News24.com | Time to focus on 'Ramareality' - Mashaba defends tweet criticising Ramaphosa, praising Trump

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has waded into controversy by tweeting a comparison between controversial US President Donald Trump, who is …

Donald Trump

DA in a mess as Mashaba tweets Trump support, Zille repeats colonialism views

The Democratic Alliance found itself at the centre of yet another social media storm on Monday over Helen Zille’s view on colonialism, this time …

Donald Trump

Dan Plato itching to wear Cape's mayoral chains again | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Former Cape Town mayor Dan Plato looks set to make a comeback to wear the mayoral chain after Mayor Patricia de Lille vacates her office …

Cape Town

Zille extends condolences on death of Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks

Cape Town - Western Cape premier Helen Zille has extended her heartfelt condolences to the family, loved ones, and entire Muslim community on the …

Western Cape

Helen Zille confirms she has been approached to replace Patricia de Lille | LNN

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has confirmed that she was approached by several DA members who asked about whether or not she would be open to …

Patricia de Lille

DA leaders to challenge party’s BEE stance

The announcement was lauded by the liberal grouping within the party. The broad argument by those in support of the change was that disadvantage …

Business (South Africa)

South Africa: Govt Offers U.S.$7,400 Reward for Capture of Train Arsonists

(file photo).<p><i>Joint Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, and Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety</i><p>The Western Cape …

South Africa

Mayosi was no sellout, in fact he ruffled feathers of white academics – sources

Despite week-long speculation that University of Cape Town (UCT) Professor Bongani Mayosi was pushed over the edge by accusations of being a sellout, …

Western Cape

Ditching BEE will cost DA, says analyst

The dropping by the Democratic Alliance (DA) of black economic empowerment (BEE) as its policy was likely to damage the party’s brand in the eyes of …

Travel (South Africa)

ANCYL blames Malema, Shivambu for its liquidation

Canny Maphanga<p>The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) is blaming its former leaders for the organisation's liquidation.<p>On Thursday, the South Gauteng High Court …

Western Cape

Zille blasts ‘Fallists’ for alleged role in Mayosi’s suicide

Following an article in Cape Argus, probing whether students at UCT contributed to Prof Bongani Mayosi’s suicide, Helen Zille has found herself …

Black Students

Helen Zille's legal action bankrupted the ANCYL: Now she's aiming for "trolls"

Helen Zille had a stark warning for online trolls this weekend, after winning a recent court case against the ANC Youth League.<p>The organisation have …

South Africa

ANC Youth League blames Malema, Shivambu, Lili for liquidation

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) tonight blamed its former leaders for it being declared bankrupt by a court.<p>In a statement, the …

African National Congress

Zille revels in the schadenfreude of ANC Youth League being liquidated

The ANC Youth League’s bankruptcy declaration by the High Court in Johannesburg recently had Western Cape Premier Helen Zille reaching for her book …

Western Cape

Helen Zille's warning to Twitter trolls: 'The wheel turns'

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has warned users to stay clear from trolling her on social media.

Judiciary

ANCYL blames former leaders Malema, Shivambu for liquidation

JOHANNEBURG - The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Monday night blamed its former leaders for it being declared bankrupt by a …

African National Congress

Manenberg set for upgrade | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Manenberg is set to receive an extensive upgrade which includes a 594-bed regional hospital, a new school of skills and some improvements …

Cape Town

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

Christina Pitt<p>Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Dr Keith Cloete (left) and MEC for Health Dr Nomafrench Mbombo (right) cut a ribbon during the …

Western Cape

New District Six Community Day Centre set to benefit hundreds

Cape Town - The District Six Community Day Centre which is set to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to the population of Woodstock …

Cape Town

“Othering” and strong-arm solutions in South Africa – how we mess it up

<i>CAPE TOWN — The DA has asked central government to deploy soldiers to the Cape Flats to curb violent crime, gangsterism and drugs 13 times in the</i> …

South Africa