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Helen Zille (Otta Helene Maree)

Date of Birth: 9 March 1951
Place of Birth: Hillbrow, Johannesburg


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In virus veritas

Former party leader Helen Zille now the chairperson of the party's Federal Council tweeted in June that 'the lockdown will kill more people in the longer term than Covid'...


Opposition in flux

ContrastMaimane was parachuted into the DA as leader to replace veteran leader Helen Zille in 2015 when she stood down to become Western Cape Premier (AC Vol 56 No 25 Dissent dogs DA leadership)...


The DA's race dilemma

The intra-party tensions came to a head with the return to a leadership position of the veteran former party leader Helen Zille who is firmly in the liberal camp at a meeting of the party's federal council last month...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

He also faced questions about the DA's challenges in its own ranks including the disciplining of Cape Premier Helen Zille and more recently the suspension of the Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille (AC Vol 58 No 13 EFF-ANC alliance floated & Vol 59 No 4 Auntie Pat's spat)...


EFF-ANC alliance floated

Last week DA leader Mmusi Maimane forced Western Cape Premier and former party leader Helen Zille to apologise for tweeting that not all aspects of the colonial legacy were bad after the EFF threatened to pull out of the municipal coalition if he didn't discipline her...


Zille threat to De Lille

The former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader and present Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has surprised many by saying that she may stand for the provincial leadership of the party...


Dissent dogs DA leadership

At the end of 2014 she fell out with the then party leader Helen Zille who admitted that 'there was a serious and fundamental breakdown' in their relationship...


Uneasy lies Zuma’s head

Party strategists see a particularly strong threat in the DA whose charismatic new leader the black Soweto-born Mmusi Maimane could hurt them far more than his predecessor Helen Zille (AC Vol 56 No 10 Maimane wins leadership)...


Maimane wins leadership

Maimane's leadership campaign had the strong support of outgoing party leader Helen Zille who had suddenly announced in April that she was stepping down before the party congress...


Which ANC will win?

Despite political courtship from DA leader Helen Zille who has long-standing links with Ramphele the arrangement broke up after a backlash from Agang members who were not consulted about the deal...


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