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Boris Johnson’s Threat to Not Pay Britain’s Brexit Bill is Dangerous for the UK Economy

The frontrunner in the Conservative Party leadership contest, Boris Johnson announced that, if elected to be the UK’s next prime minister, he would refuse to pay the UK’s Brexit divorce bill unless better withdrawal terms are on offer fr...

Joburg Post·4 months ago

Conservative Leadership Election: What Happens Now?

The race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative leader and prime minister is in full swing. Brexit is the key issue, but the Tories’ selection rules are also a major factor shaping the contest.Leadership candidates required eight nominat...

Joburg Post·4 months ago

Sudan Summons British Ambassador after Critical Remarks

Sudanese authorities have accused Britain’s ambassador to Sudan, Irfan Siddiq, of being unbalanced in regards to comments he made on the ongoing turmoil in the country.Siddiq was summoned to foreign ministry headquarters on Wednesday aft...

Joburg Post·4 months ago

No-deal Brexit: Almost Half of Brits are Stockpiling Food, Medicine and Clothes as UK Heads For the Cliff Edge

Four out of ten Brits are stockpiling items including food, medicine and clothes in preparation for the growing prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a Brexit deal later this year. 40% of people in the UK have...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become UK's Next Prime Minister

Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union. Jo...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Zimbabwe: Govt Renews Bid to Mend Ties With Britain, Unlock Elusive FDI

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has renewed its bid to mend long lost relations with colonial master Britain with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo set to engage officials in attempts to unlock foreign investment into Zimb...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

International Community Urges for De-Escalation in Libya

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, US and Italy warn ongoing violence in Libya is fuelling a 'growing humanitarian emergency'. France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United States and Italy have called for an immediate end...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

King Goodwill Zwelithini & Prince Charles Mark the 140th Anniversary of the Anglo-Zulu War

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall joined the King and Queen of the Zulus yesterday to mark the 140th anniversary of the Anglo-Zulu War. Prince Charles, Camilla, King Goodwill Zwelithini and Queen Pumi watched a military dis...

Joburg Post·3 months ago

Archive Documents Reveal the US and UK’s Role in the Dying Days of Apartheid

It is a quarter of a century since the end of apartheid in South Africa. But it’s easy to forget how complex, difficult and violent the birth of full democracy really was. This was particularly true in KwaZulu-Natal, where battles betwee...

Sue Onslow & Martin Plaut·3 months ago