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News 24 South Africa
Old Brown Sherry Thoughts on Zille & Democracyi was obviously talking to you as well. I ramble a bit but stand on several ma
Old Brown Sherry Thoughts on Zille & Democracy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
i was obviously talking to you as well. I ramble a bit but stand on several matters such as the childish people at A Helen Zille meeting, apathy versus action and negative versus positive - i retain the conclusion that the value of our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unpacking UCT's Absurd Reasoning for Scapegoating Muslimsdisinvite." said Rorisang 4. The newest members of UCT council, DA appointed M
Unpacking UCT's Absurd Reasoning for Scapegoating Muslims
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
disinvite." said Rorisang 4. The newest members of UCT council, DA appointed MP, Michael Cardo (UCT watchdog of Premier Helen Zille) and lefty Shuaib Manjra expressed sentiments that reflect the divisive role the decision has played at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tafelberg sale proceeds earmarked for provincial officescommunities, and statements to that effect amount to lies. “These #WCLeaks bol
Tafelberg sale proceeds earmarked for provincial offices
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
communities, and statements to that effect amount to lies. “These #WCLeaks bolster the already compelling case for Premier Helen Zille to #StopTheSale of Tafelberg and to reserve the site for affordable housing.” On Sunday, Reclaim the City, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Offices Instead of Housing for the Poorfor social housing. Reclaim the City and Ndifuna Ukwazi then went to court to s
State Offices Instead of Housing for the Poor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
for social housing. Reclaim the City and Ndifuna Ukwazi then went to court to stop the sale, which resulted in Premier Helen Zille agreeing to halt the sale and open the process again for further public comment. As early as June 2014, soon... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
State offices instead of housing for the poorfor social housing. Reclaim the City and Ndifuna Ukwazi then went to court to s
State offices instead of housing for the poor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
for social housing. Reclaim the City and Ndifuna Ukwazi then went to court to stop the sale, which resulted in Premier Helen Zille agreeing to halt the sale and open the process again for further public comment. As early as June 2014, soon... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
An Honest Helen Zille Will Be Outraged at Her MinionsAn honest Premier Helen Zille will be outraged at her minions in Knysna. It's
An Honest Helen Zille Will Be Outraged at Her Minions
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
An honest Premier Helen Zille will be outraged at her minions in Knysna. It's a long tale of Democratic Alliance corruption that the party has refused to address. The longer the refusal, the more politicians it implicates (from this little town all... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Twitter responds to Zuma's 'blessing' of FransmanDemocratic Alliance MP David Maynier by speculating: "Fransman showing Zuma pic
Twitter responds to Zuma's 'blessing' of Fransman
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Democratic Alliance MP David Maynier by speculating: "Fransman showing Zuma pics of his latest conquest?" Former DA leader Helen Zille‚ premier of the Western Cape - the only province not run by the ANC - said: "I'm really pleased to see Marius... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is he back in the ANC or isn't he? Confusion over Marius Fransmanshe said. Another resident, Nomonde Maxekwana, said the president told her tha
Is he back in the ANC or isn't he? Confusion over Marius Fransman
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
she said. Another resident, Nomonde Maxekwana, said the president told her that it was because Cape Town was ruled by Helen Zille that she was still living in a shack. Mokonyane said the ANC had spent more than R1-billion on its campaign for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IFP Questions DA Strategy To Dilute Multi-party Democracyalso expresses a poor grasp of how democracy works." This strategy has been us
IFP Questions DA Strategy To Dilute Multi-party Democracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
also expresses a poor grasp of how democracy works." This strategy has been used in the past by the DA's leader, Premier Helen Zille, and was repeated by the then parliamentary leader Ms Lindiwe Mazibuko. The IFP raised this with them at the time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Condemns Arrogance of Helen ZilleHelen Zille and Jacob Zuma have a lot in common. Both are determined to swallow
Cope Condemns Arrogance of Helen Zille
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Helen Zille and Jacob Zuma have a lot in common. Both are determined to swallow smaller parties and both disdain theiimportant role of smaller parties in our democracy. By wanting to stifle the smaller but nevertheless pertinent political voices,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
City of Cape Town owns 24,000 parcels of land, deputy mayor reveals in election debatein Cape Town’s governance is central to the DA crafting its political success s
City of Cape Town owns 24,000 parcels of land, deputy mayor reveals in election debate
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
in Cape Town’s governance is central to the DA crafting its political success story since taking over in 2006 under mayor Helen Zille, in charge of a coalition of seven parties. This DA story also cites successive clean bills of financial health... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zille assures that Tafelberg school site sale above board Helen Zille has also quashed claims that processes surrounding the sale have
Zille assures that Tafelberg school site sale above board
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
Helen Zille has also quashed claims that processes surrounding the sale have been compromised. FILE: The organisation, Reclaim the City, has been awarded a court order suspending the sale of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: How the DA’s Solly Msimanga hopes to turn Battleground Tshwane into a better version of Swedenhe started shuttling between Cape Town and Pretoria in order to make that happe
TRAINSPOTTER: How the DA’s Solly Msimanga hopes to turn Battleground Tshwane into a better version of Sweden
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
he started shuttling between Cape Town and Pretoria in order to make that happen. An operational wonk, both Tony Leon and Helen Zille urged him to go mainstream, which he eventually did by getting elected to the provincial legislature in 2014. So... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Independent, PIC detractors fight for political controlled almost exclusively by institutions representing white interests and white e
Independent, PIC detractors fight for political control
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
led almost exclusively by institutions representing white interests and white economic control: the then-DA leader Helen Zille, the Mail & Guardian under the editorship of Nic Dawes, the SA National Editors Forum under the chairmanship of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Battle over Cape Times Zille 'spook' story continuesTammy Petersen, News24 (Photo: file, Beeld) Cape Town - Western Cape Premier
Battle over Cape Times Zille 'spook' story continues
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 (Photo: file, Beeld) Cape Town - Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said on Monday her office was taking legal advice on steps to be taken against the Cape Times after it did not publish an apology to her over its report on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Press Council of South Africa statementSouth Africa It has come to the attention of the Press Council that Mr Michael
Press Council of South Africa statement
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
South Africa It has come to the attention of the Press Council that Mr Michael Mpofu, spokesperson of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, today issued a media statement alleging that The Cape Times newspaper is in violation of the Press Council... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Helen Zille denies claims Tafelberg school site sale has been compromised The R135 million deal was halted in April following a High Court interdict.
Helen Zille denies claims Tafelberg school site sale has been compromised
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The R135 million deal was halted in April following a High Court interdict. FILE: The Tafelberg Remedial School site in Sea Point. Picture: Natalie Malgas/EWN CAPE TOWN -... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Tafelberg school site decision to be guided by Constitution, says Helen Zilleon the disposal of the old Tafelberg school site in Sea Point, Cape Town, has n
Tafelberg school site decision to be guided by Constitution, says Helen Zille
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
on the disposal of the old Tafelberg school site in Sea Point, Cape Town, has not yet been taken, Western Cape premier Helen Zille said on Sunday. She was commenting on a report in the City Press newspaper suggesting that the property... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Could this preacher ever become our president?after Mmusi Maimane announced that he would avail himself as a candidate for th
Could this preacher ever become our president?
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
after Mmusi Maimane announced that he would avail himself as a candidate for the position of DA federal leader following Helen Zille’s announcement that she was to step down, Malema went on the offensive: “I think Mmusi can make a very good... Read more
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iol.co.za
Juju & Co come to the party in new SA comedyin the movie. These include President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi Maimane,
Juju & Co come to the party in new SA comedy
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
in the movie. These include President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi Maimane, Cyril Ramaphosa, Zwelinzima Vavi, Helen Zille. Controversial cartoonist Zapiro also makes a cameo. When asked how they managed to convince these prominent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Attack On Uber Driver Sparks Clash Between Meter Taxi Protesters, Policeassailants and his car torched. In the same week, Uber drivers held a protest -
Attack On Uber Driver Sparks Clash Between Meter Taxi Protesters, Police
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
assailants and his car torched. In the same week, Uber drivers held a protest - also in Wale Street - urging Premier Helen Zille to intervene in a dispute with the company over cash payments, which they say place their safety further at... Read more
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13d
Mail & Guardian
Pikachu's crazy Mzansi adventures: Pokémon Go craves some SA flavaGyarados? Will trepid suburbanites brave the streets of Jo’burg, luxury phone o
Pikachu's crazy Mzansi adventures: Pokémon Go craves some SA flava
Mail & Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Gyarados? Will trepid suburbanites brave the streets of Jo’burg, luxury phone out, as they hunt for a gym to do battle? Is Helen Zille planning to take it up in her latest attempt to pander to the people? Will Maboneng’s hipsters play the game... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Uber Wars: Brutal attack on driver sparks Mother City clash between meter taxi protesters and policeassailants and his car torched. In the same week, Uber drivers held a protest –
Uber Wars: Brutal attack on driver sparks Mother City clash between meter taxi protesters and police
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
assailants and his car torched. In the same week, Uber drivers held a protest – also in Wale Street – urging Premier Helen Zille to intervene in a dispute with the company over cash payments, which they say place their safety further at... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Western Cape education MEC's battle with Equal Education could have an end in sightlot of pieces of paper they are still working through! Mostly vague allegations
Western Cape education MEC's battle with Equal Education could have an end in sight
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
lot of pieces of paper they are still working through! Mostly vague allegations.” Not to be outdone, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille also fired off a salvo of tweets, including: “Equal Education never deals with the biggest challenge facing... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kagiso Lediga pokes fun at SA politics in new ‘mockumentary’and John Barker. In addition, President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi Maiman
Kagiso Lediga pokes fun at SA politics in new ‘mockumentary’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
and John Barker. In addition, President Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Mmusi Maimane, Floyd Shivambu, Cyril Ramaphosa, Zwelinzima Vavi, Helen Zille and Zapiro. Watch the trailer below: Wonder Boy for President opens in cinemas nationwide on 2... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cash puts us at risk, say Uber driversbut Uber management did not meet with them. The drivers then went to the Provin
Cash puts us at risk, say Uber drivers
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
but Uber management did not meet with them. The drivers then went to the Provincial Legislature, in the hopes that Premier Helen Zille would hear their concerns and take it up with Uber. Julian Wenn, spokesman for the drivers who are affiliated... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Hlaudi, a mere symptom of a systemic threatshe would appoint a new public protector. Someone everyone respects, someone ev
Hlaudi, a mere symptom of a systemic threat
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
she would appoint a new public protector. Someone everyone respects, someone everyone knows will not have an ANC agenda. If Helen Zille is a step too far, maybe a former judge with a clean reputation, or anyone considered completely neutral. The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ANC Integrity Commission: Marius Fransman sexual assault charges have tainted ANC imageprovince, for example, for the lack of policing in gang-ridden areas when this
ANC Integrity Commission: Marius Fransman sexual assault charges have tainted ANC image
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
province, for example, for the lack of policing in gang-ridden areas when this is a national competency. In 2013 Premier Helen Zille had to turn to the courts to ensure that the Khayelitsha Commission of Enquiry into policing took place as then... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC can't self-correct like it’s done down the yearsan ANC-ID coalition. The city did well under the DA-led coalition government.
ANC can't self-correct like it’s done down the years
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
an ANC-ID coalition. The city did well under the DA-led coalition government. In 2008, the City Mayors’ Foundation named Helen Zille as the world’s best mayor, building up the DA’s good record in government. This track record and other factors... Read more
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iol.co.za
Former Opposition leader defends Mandela ad’s useon leadership. He laughed off suggestions by Mandla Mandela that the DA should
Former Opposition leader defends Mandela ad’s use
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
on leadership. He laughed off suggestions by Mandla Mandela that the DA should have used its former leaders, like him and Helen Zille, in the advertisement. “They are using me. I have been moving around. They ­certainly abuse me,” Leon said,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Advert that angered Mandela’s family goes viralNelson Mandela’s legacy”. Mandla Mandela said if the DA wished to invoke histo
Advert that angered Mandela’s family goes viral
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 21 days ago
Nelson Mandela’s legacy”. Mandla Mandela said if the DA wished to invoke history‚ it should use the voices of Tony Leon‚ Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. “We are disgusted by the flagrant abuse of former President Nelson Mandela by the Democratic... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘A vote for the DA is a vote against Islam’Muslims exist only as voting fodder for the DA in the Western Cape.” She says
‘A vote for the DA is a vote against Islam’
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
Muslims exist only as voting fodder for the DA in the Western Cape.” She says during a recent visit to Gatesville Mosque, Helen Zille did not once mention the burning issue of Palestine, which is close to the hearts of local Muslims. “The issue... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Advert that angered Mandela’s family go viralNelson Mandela’s legacy”. Mandla Mandela said if the DA wished to invoke histo
Advert that angered Mandela’s family go viral
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 21 days ago
Nelson Mandela’s legacy”. Mandla Mandela said if the DA wished to invoke history‚ it should use the voices of Tony Leon‚ Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. “We are disgusted by the flagrant abuse of former President Nelson Mandela by the Democratic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Education MEC Must Remember She Works for the People16 no less) referred to as a "so-called social audit", a disparaging term also
Education MEC Must Remember She Works for the People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
16 no less) referred to as a "so-called social audit", a disparaging term also used by her political principal, Premier Helen Zille. In 2012, the National School Violence Study found that the Western Cape is the worst province in terms of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Prince to retain ANC post as Beaufort mayoroccasions of assaulting a traffic officer and a DA councillor. Making matters
Prince to retain ANC post as Beaufort mayor
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
occasions of assaulting a traffic officer and a DA councillor. Making matters worse, Prince was exposed by Premier Helen Zille for writing a letter soliciting tenders to be awarded to companies sympathetic to the ANC, for which he was fined... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Advert that angered Mandela’s grandson viewed '100,000 times'Nelson Mandela’s legacy”. Mandla Mandela said if the DA wished to invoke histo
Advert that angered Mandela’s grandson viewed '100,000 times'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
Nelson Mandela’s legacy”. Mandla Mandela said if the DA wished to invoke history‚ it should use the voices of Tony Leon‚ Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. “We are disgusted by the flagrant abuse of former President Nelson Mandela by the Democratic... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mandla slates DA for abusing Madibabirthplace of Madiba and also an ANC MP – said if the DA wished to invoke histo
Mandla slates DA for abusing Madiba
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
birthplace of Madiba and also an ANC MP – said if the DA wished to invoke history, it should use the voices of Tony Leon, Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. “We are disgusted by the flagrant abuse of former President Nelson Mandela by the Democratic... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
DA's use of Madiba's voice a 'gross violation of electoral code' - Mandla Mandelasaid that if the DA wanted to invoke history, it should use the voices of its o
DA's use of Madiba's voice a 'gross violation of electoral code' - Mandla Mandela
Mail & Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
said that if the DA wanted to invoke history, it should use the voices of its own former and current leaders - Tony Leon, Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. Under their leadership it had formed “the laager of white privilege since 1994”. “Madiba’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mandla calls DA ad with Madiba’s voice ‘vile’Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela, he said the DA should not “dupe” the electorate and
Mandla calls DA ad with Madiba’s voice ‘vile’
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela, he said the DA should not “dupe” the electorate and use the voices of its own leaders Tony Leon, Helen Zille, and Mmusi Mamaine under whose leadership the DA “has gathered the laager of white privilege since... Read more
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iafrica.com
Mandela family hits out at DA over adRoyal House of Mandela said that the DA should have the honesty to use the voic
Mandela family hits out at DA over ad
iafrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Royal House of Mandela said that the DA should have the honesty to use the voices of former leaders like Tony Leon and Helen Zille. The family said that these former DA leaders "gathered the laager of white privilege since 1994" and should be... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mandela family hits out at DA over election adRoyal House of Mandela said that the DA should have the honesty to use the voic
Mandela family hits out at DA over election ad
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
Royal House of Mandela said that the DA should have the honesty to use the voices of former leaders like Tony Leon and Helen Zille. The family said that these former DA leaders "gathered the laager of white privilege since 1994" and should be... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
School sale paused for public commentmakes a rational decision about how best to utilise its assets to the best adva
School sale paused for public comment
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
makes a rational decision about how best to utilise its assets to the best advantage of citizens,” commented Premier Helen Zille in a newsletter. The property was to be sold by the provincial public works department for R135m, department... Read more
27d
Eye Witness News
Former Ravensmead councillor condemns DA for 'using coloured people'the leaders of the DA and we are used for votes but when we need them they are
Former Ravensmead councillor condemns DA for 'using coloured people'
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
the leaders of the DA and we are used for votes but when we need them they are not there. The Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille used Patricia de Lille, a coloured lady, to use our coloured people.” The DA's spokesperson in the Province... Read more
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iol.co.za
Picket outside Cape Education MEC’s houseaccept things on an illegal March to private home that you have not given me at
Picket outside Cape Education MEC’s house
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
accept things on an illegal March to private home that you have not given me at my office (sic).” Western Cape Premier Helen Zille also weighed in and in a tweet, wrote: I firmly believe that @equal_education has done nothing about the CORE... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Welcomes Over 100 ANC Members in Beaufort WestThe following remarks were made by Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, at a stre
DA Welcomes Over 100 ANC Members in Beaufort West
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The following remarks were made by Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, at a street rally in Beaufort West today. I am happy to see that the DA is growing in Murraysburg as it means the DA is also growing in Beaufort West. Today we welcome new members... Read more
28d
The Times & The Sunday Times
‘We are outside‚’ education activists tweet during siege of MEC’s homehouse: Matlho ‏chipped in with: Schafer responded: Earl September said that
‘We are outside‚’ education activists tweet during siege of MEC’s home
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 28 days ago
house: Matlho ‏chipped in with: Schafer responded: Earl September said that police then arrived at the house: Premier Helen Zille then leapt into the debate with a series of tweets‚ including this one: Maimane described the march as... Read more
29d
Eye Witness News
DA, EFF accuse ANC of allowing corruption to fester in Madibengpower away from the ANC. The ruling party is today visiting Swellendam, Tierwa
DA, EFF accuse ANC of allowing corruption to fester in Madibeng
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
power away from the ANC. The ruling party is today visiting Swellendam, Tierwaterskloof and Grabouw. Meanwhile the DA's Helen Zille was in Murraysburg and is on her way to Beaufort West. “The whole town seems to have turned out. It was an... Read more
29d
iol.co.za
Cape mega-city plan favouredprofessors at UCT’s city and regional planning programme who wrote an open lett
Cape mega-city plan favoured
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
professors at UCT’s city and regional planning programme who wrote an open letter to mayor Patricia de Lille and Premier Helen Zille, saying the future of the city did not lie in “grand solutions”. “Cape Town has had its fair share of these -... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
Let's Talk FranklyCommunist Party leading man turned Minister of Higher Education - Blade Nzimand
Let's Talk Frankly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Communist Party leading man turned Minister of Higher Education - Blade Nzimande, EFF leader Julius Malema and DA leaders Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. Afrikaans musician Steve Hofmeyr and current chair of African Union Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma... Read more
29d
iafrica.com
Cape Times must apologise to ZilleWestern Cape Premier Helen Zille. Credit: AFP The Appeals Panel of the Press C
Cape Times must apologise to Zille
iafrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille. Credit: AFP The Appeals Panel of the Press Council of South Africa has ruled that the Cape Times must apologise to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille for violating the press code. The ruling is with regards to a... Read more
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