"A defence of colonialism"

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"A defence of colonialism"

Opinion: Helen Zille's "A defence of colonialism"

Helen Zille, the former leader of South Africa's opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), and Premiere of South Africa's Western Cape province; shared her controversial views about colonialism on Twitter the other day. 

I was going to write an extensive article, disputing her views and explaining why colonialism ruined Africa (an explanation I never thought I would ever have to give), but I don't think this actual discussion warrants that. 

Instead, I just thought I'll share our Twitter dialogue... Read more. 

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