South Africa's Zille Apologises for Colonialism Tweets

Helen Zille will retain her position of Western Cape Premier despite her removal from key bodies in the Democratic Alliance. This comes after she apologised to the public for a series of tweets she wrote in which she defended colonialism.


  • South Africa:   Restoring Our Unity of Purpose

    DA, 13 June 2017

    The following statement was delivered by DA Leader Mmusi Maimane at a press conference in Johannesburg this morning. Helen Zille's apology follows after the statement. Read more »

Left: Western Cape Premier Helen Zille. Right: Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane.