South Africans 'force' Bell Pottinger to lock Twitter account

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Johannesburg - Anyone who wants to follow UK public relations agency Bell Pottinger - which acted as communications adviser for the Gupta family - on Twitter, will now have to request permission. 

The company, with its headquarters in London, locked its Twitter account after South Africans mocked and replied to tweets even when posts were related to the UK.

The agency's managing director James Thomlinson also appeared to have locked his Twitter account.

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