DA goes easy on Helen Zille over black privilege tweets


- city-press.news24.com | 6 months ago

Fear of in-fighting, which could spill to the public, is the main reason the DA decided not to discipline former party leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille.

City Press has learnt that the federal executive has accepted a recommendation from the federal legal commission that the party should not take action against Zille for her black privilege tweets in May. The party is also considering paying her legal fees.

The reason for letting Zille off the hook is to avoid in-fighting spilling out into the public domain.

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