The Democratic Alliance has appointed a “strong, experienced legal team” to lead the disciplinary hearing of former leader Helen Zille, for her controversial comments on colonialism made on social media.
Leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane said a decision had been taken to institute formal disciplinary action against Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.
A Democratic Alliance caucus called on Thursday to discuss Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s tweets about colonialism had emotions running high, Netwerk24 reported.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Democratic Alliance (DA) officials are expected to meet this weekend, regarding her tweets about colonialism.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says her controversial tweet about colonialism is adamant that her tweet regarding colonialism was taken out of context.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has referred the matter regarding Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s Twitter comments on Thursday, as pressure mounts for the party to take stringent action.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions said Premier Helen Zille’s twitter posts on Thursday were additional proof that “being white allowed one to get away with extraordinary offenses”
The African National Congress in the Western Cape said Premier Helen Zille was no longer fit to hold office, adding that it was time for her to leave.
The African National Congress said the Democratic Alliance had no choice but to act decisively with Helen Zille, following a series of tweets she made on Thursday morning.
Leader of the Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane was forced to try and put out fires again on Thursday, when he said Western Cape Premier Helen Zille would be referred to the party’s disciplinary structures for investigation.