Zille says Mpofu's 'apartheid' claims are 'another distortion for manufacturing outrage'

Helen Zille has dismissed EFF national chairperson Dali Mpofu's allegations that she “suffered more under apartheid” than outgoing Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba.

This after Mpofu lashed out at Zille after an interview on eNCA in which she denied being a “right-winger”. The DA's newly elected federal council chair said she was “hiding Umkhonto we Sizwe operatives” in her house, while Mashaba “was making a fortune in business”.

“I’ve been with the party since the progressives many many, years ago, and Herman also remembers that when he was being a very, very successful businessman, and I take my hat off to him for being an entrepreneur and highly successful in days when there were huge obstacles in his path.

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