Opinion: The DA must reflect on Zille's impact

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is a spent force within the DA, says 702's Afternoon Drive presenter Redi Tlhabi.

I have no doubt that she has contributed greatly. The DA grew under Helen Zille. That is a fact. But I think she is a spent force.

Redi Tlhabi, 702's Afternoon Drive presenter

Tlhabi advises that the DA should carefully reflect on Zille's current impact within the political party.

Zille sparked outrage on Thursday morning with her controversial tweets on colonialism.

LISTEN: Mmusi Maimane slams Zille's "indefensible" colonial tweet

The radio host explains that it was not appropriate for Zille to laud "the positives of colonialism" in a country which has been oppressed by the same system.

She also adds that DA officials should have intervened over Zille's Twitter habits long ago.

Somebody must take that phone from her. They should have done so a long time ago.

Redi Tlhabi, 702's Afternoon Drive presenter

Take a listen to Redi Tlhabi's opinion:

Also listen to DA leader Mmusi Maimane respond to Zille's comments:


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