South Africa’s gaffe-ridden opposition party learns there’s never a good time to cheer colonialism — Quartz

An influential member of South Africa’s main opposition party is facing a firestorm after lauding what she described as the virtues of colonialism. Helen Zille, the controversial premier of the republic’s Western Cape province and a former leader of South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA), will face discipline from her party after tweeting Thursday that “for…

via South Africa’s gaffe-ridden opposition party learns there’s never a good time to cheer colonialism — Quartz

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