The ANC in the Western Cape found itself alone as fellow opposition parties ganged up with the ruling DA to paint it as a failed party as the provincial legislature debated a motion of no confidence against Premier Helen Zille on Thursday evening. Instead‚ the legislature ended up resolving to pass a motion of confidence in Zille. Members of the DA stood up cheering‚ clapping and shouting "Zille‚ Zille‚ Zille!" ANC leader Khaya Magaxa had filed the motion in June after Zille was suspended by her party. His reasons were that both the DA and Western Cape voters had lost confidence in Zille. But Magaxa was absent from the house‚ prompting the DA to say the ANC did not treat the motion seriously. Ferlon Christmas‚ an MPL from the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP)‚ said he could not support the ANC's motion. And although the EFF's Bernard Joseph attacked Zille for her colonialism tweets‚ saying he wasn't surprised‚ he later said the ANC was corrupt and "President Jacob Zuma shoul...

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