Colonialism was all bad


I read with some pleasure the recent headlines that Helen Zille lost her court application against public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, over her colonialism tweets.

In 2018, Zille twitted the following: “For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative, think of our independent judiciary, transport infrastructure, piped water etc” Later she added, “Would we have had a transition into specialised health care and medication without colonial influence? Just be honest, please.”..

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