Outrage over Helen Zille's colonialism tweets


- stockdailydish.com | 4 months ago

The DA, which won 22 percent of the vote in 2014‘s general election, has been gaining popularity and trying to shed its image as a “white” party before 2019‘s presidential election.

It promotes itself as a liberal equal opportunity party, but efforts to broaden its appeal among black voters have been hurt by social media scandals, and the party has struggled to present itself as a credible alternative to the ruling African National Congress (ANC) Opponents demand Zille‘s removal The ANC the DA to immediately remove Zille as Western Cape premier, calling her tweets “reckless and ignorant claims”. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), another opposition party,  Zille “step down”.

The EFF also called Zille‘s remarks “cold-hearted racism”.

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