Twitter left shook at news that Cope and AfriForum are teaming up

Twitter left shook at news that Cope and AfriForum are teaming up

When South Africans learned that COPE and AfriForum were joining forces, they could hardly hide their surprise. South Africans took to social media to voice their disbelief and disappointment in what they see as a betrayal from COPE leader Terror Lekota.

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On Monday, AfriForum and COPE announced that they would be joining forces to fight against the ANC's plans to amend the Constitution.

Both organisations feel that drastic measures are needed to take on the government. reported earlier that the organisations will be lobbying against land expropriation without compensation at various foreign embassies in South Africa. According to the duo, Parliament is trying to amend the Constitution without having a legitimate mandate from the South African electorate

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South Africans were very surprised to learn about this merge. Most tweeps who reacted on social media were disappointed in Cope leader Terror Lekota.

The word 'sellout' was used to describe Lakota and some even went as far as saying something must be wrong with Lekota's mind.

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