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#Brexit Makes African Twitter Wonder What Would Happen #IfDavidCameronWasAfrican

After the British Prime Minister announced his resignation following #Brexit, some tweeters are using the hashtag #IfDavidCameronWasAfrican.

The biggest international news since who knows when broke overnight Thursday U.S. Eastern time that Britain voted to leave the European Union 52 percent to 48 percent, prompting the portmanteau #Brexit (Britain + Exit).


Since the #Brexit vote, world stocks had $2 trillion wiped from their value Friday, Reuters reports; a response to growing concerns over the stability of Britain's economy. It has created a cascade effect where the pound will be devalued, necessitating that trade agreements be renegotiated, and has resulted in a loss of confidence in the European Union's strength and democratic ideals.

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Tipping the scale, this development has led to Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, who didn't want to hold the controversial vote forced by the the xenophobic populist right in the first place, to announce his resignation in October.

All of this has tweeters wondering #WhatIfDavidCameronWasAfrican? Would he have resigned or stood his ground like 92-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe?

So we pulled together some of the best reaction tweets, take a look:

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