Spat between Zille, Max deepens


Aug 17, 2014
Thulani Gqirana, News24

Cape Town – The DA needed to call Premier Helen Zille to order.

This was according to embattled DA member Advocate Lennit Max, who last week filed a complaint against Zille, who had accused him of giving information to the African National Congress.

DA federal chair James Selfe confirmed to Netwerk24 on Friday that the investigation was under way and would be discussed once party leader Mmusi Maimane returned from overseas.

Last week, Zille accused Max of giving information to the ANC, following a debate between her spokesperson and ANC provincial leader Marius Fransman about alleged spying on ANC members by a company hired by the premier.

In her weekly newsletter, Zille said: "Fransman revealed that the source of the allegations that I was spying on my own colleagues was Lennit Max and Theuns Botha, the former provincial Ministers of Community Safety and Health, respectively.


Honorary Master
Sep 22, 2005
...I see old Max is playing the long game....still eyeing the Premiership come 2019...he has too much of a dodge past, to really be in the spotlight...hence auntie Pat was convinced by the party to stand against him as WC leader not so long ago...and we all know who came out tops.