South Africa: 'I Did Not Compare Land Reform to Rape' - Zille Slammed for 'Insensitive' Tweet

She did, however, acknowledge the cartoon could be comparing forcible land theft to rape, which would be "quite a different matter".

Some of Zille's detractors have slammed her for being "insensitive" amid the surrounding furore. Speaking to News24 on Monday, former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba said Zille's tweets confirmed his reasons for leaving the party.

"I found it to be very unfortunate, it looks like she is really dedicated to ensure we must miss colonialism and our past.

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