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COPE explains its stance on foreign nationals in South Africa

As we are approaching the municipality elections parties are busy compaigning to lure votes to vote for them. Though people confuses municipality elections to national elections and they think that if these parties are elected they will drive away foreign nationals and it won't happe because it is not the mandate of the municipality but the national government. COPE which was formed as a reaction to Mbeki losing the Polokwane Conference's representative Willie Madisha was invited to Power FM to table what it is offering voters. COPE has shrunk in the last 13 years following the fight for power between Mbazima Shilowa and Terror Lekota which saw Lekota winning the case in court as the leader. 

 The fight real cost COPE, with people seeing its leaders as power hungry and greed. The most pressing question was foreign nationals in this country. 

COPE said, when it comes to foreign nationals, it always stands for South Africans First, though it acknowledge that when black South Africans were persecuted by the apartheid government, it had in deed got help from African countries. But though, it Advocate the rule of law and migrants to be documented.

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