There aren't many memoirs by female politicians out there, so while we can make fun of Helen, good on her.
There'll be no lounging around for the former leader of the Democratic Alliance. She'll be focusing on educating opposition party representatives.
Many see Mmusi Maimane as Helen Zille's puppet to get more votes. But will the strategy work?
The Mail & Guardian's political reporters have some words of advice for the DA's new leader. Let's take a look.
Newly elected DA leader Mmusi Maimane had a strong social media presence throughout his campaign. We take a look at some of the highlights.
Newly elected Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has a story to tell, but it still needs to be written.
The debate between the party’s parliamentary and federal leaders laid bare key differences in their personal politics, and political personability.
As crazy as it sounds, the likely new DA leader could be central to dispatching the president.
Also of particular interest to me was a petite blonde young woman, who wore signature berets of different shades.
Mmusi Maimane has accepted nomination to stand as the Democratic Alliance's leader, saying it is his chance to "restore hope" in the country's future.
From a directionless SA to a leaderless DA, Sipho Kings and Stefanie Jason take a look at the fiery state of the country.
Bogged down with problems, one would think Jacob Zuma had no reason to celebrate his birthday.
Africa loves its women candidates - only that it almost never votes them in, writes Christine Mungai.
Despite being mentioned as one of the favourites to succeed Helen Zille, Lindiwe Mazibuko says she will not make herself available for election.
Analysts speculate that Mmusi Maimane could be the next DA leader, but there is doubt about whether this change would make a difference in the party.
Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille will step down as party leader on May 9, but will remain Western Cape premier.
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