Some COPE youth structures are rebelling against the decision by the party's national leadership to suspend the party's controversial youth leader, Anele Mda.
Several provinces, including Limpopo, North West, Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape, have written to COPE's general secretary, Charlotte Lobe, questioning the decision by the party's central working committee to suspend Mda from the leadership structures of the organisation.
Mda was stripped of all her leadership positions and faces a disciplinary hearing after being accused of calling the party's deputy general secretary, Deidre Carter, a "stupid, token white bitch".
The decision was taken at an extraordinary meeting of the working committee last Monday after Carter wrote a letter of complaint.
Click here to read the full article, "COPE youth rebel against leader's suspension", click here.