Former South African Opposition Leader Zille Joins Free Market Think Tank | 2/12/2015 | Staff
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The former head of South Africa’s official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party and ex-premier of the Western Cape province, Helen Zille, will join think tank the Institute of Race Relations (IRR), the group said on Sunday.

Zille, 68, led the center-right DA between 2007 and 2015, but she has recently fallen out with the party’s leadership, mainly over differing stances on affirmative action and other economic policies.

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Zille has clashed on social media with her successor and current DA leader Mmusi Maimane, who was appointed to broaden the party’s appeal beyond its white middle-class base, as well as a section of the party known as the “black caucus”, which is...
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