Max accuses Zille of using and discarding black politicians

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and former MEC Max Lennit are involved in a public spat which was revealed in heated email exchanges.

Zille has denied allegations that she hired a police officer to spy on her colleagues in a newsletter which was published last week.

Max has accused Zille of using and discarding black politicians in the DA.

Ray White (standing in for Stephen Grootes) on Monday spoke to Daniel Silke, a political analyst and director of Political Futures Consultancy, who said this kind of behavior was normal with elections on the horizon.

This is fairly a critical case of what happens as we lead towards a major local government elections next year. It heightens political tensions, the jogging of positions ….

Daniel Silke, Political analyst & Director of Political Futures Consultancy

Listen to the full conversation below:


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