WATCH: Legislature debates Zille tweets


CAPE TOWN, 27 March 2017 - The Western Cape Provincial Legislature is expected to debate Premier Helene Zilles tweets, which stated that colonialism was not as bad as made out to be, on Tuesday. It has been called a debate of provincial importance.

  • Editor's note: We have ended this live stream due to the technical difficulties affecting the feed.

>> If you have trouble viewing the embedded video above, please click here for an alternative viewing. 

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape legislature will debate Premier Helen Zille's controversial tweets defending colonialism.



It has been called a debate of provincial importance.

Zille’s comments were widely criticised on social media, with many slamming them as being offensive.

READ: Zille to learn fate on Sunday

The premier later apologised after taking flak from politicians and the public.

The ANC, which is on the opposition benches in the province, called for the Debate of Provincial Importance, saying Zille must explain her views.

On 2 April, the DA Federal Executive Committee will meet to determine a way forward.

Paid Content