Tag: Boris Johnson

PM Johnson to impose further COVID-19 restrictions but pubs angry

“If he is suggesting that pubs and bars need to shut down in Greater Manchester, we’re launching an immediate judicial review,” Lord, creator and operator of Manchester’s Parklife festival and The Warehouse Project, told Reuters.

Kenya, UK to resume talks on trade deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta agreed to start negotiations for a post-Brexit trade agreement between the two nations. Economic Analyst, Reginald Kadzuzu joins CNBC Africa for more.

UK PM Johnson says statue of colonialist Rhodes should not fall

It would, he said, be like “trying to bowdlerise or edit our history ... like some politician sneakily trying to change his Wikipedia entry,” the Standard reported.

UK’s Boris Johnson is pushing for deeper trade ties with Africa as Brexit nears

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European Union.

UK general elections: What Boris Johnson’s victory means for Brexit

CNBC reporter Julianna Tatelbaum breaks down the aftermath of the UK general elections which Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party secured a thumping victory.

The Tories have it – Boris Johnson returns to power with a stronger Brexit mandate

The election is won and the Brexit deal is done. Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a thumping victory in Britain’s general election – the biggest since the days of Margaret Thatcher – to give him the parliamentary muscle to push through Brexit by January 31st. It is the end of the road for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn who will step down. The exit from one of the world’s largest trading blocs is likely to have implications for many African nations.

This is what’s at stake as Britain heads to the polls

Millions of Britons went to the polls in the last few hours as the country decides who will lead it in an election that could prove the last word in the Brexit saga. The Conservative incumbent Boris Johnson is expected to win and lead Britain out of the European Union by the end of January. But there could be complications. Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could split the leave vote in favour of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Alex de Ruyter, Director of Centre for Brexit Studies, Birmingham City University joins CNBC Africa for more.

The cost of Brexit delay on the UK

U.K Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has re-emphasised his argument that delaying Brexit again rather than leaving today will cost the U.K a billion pounds per month in its budget contributions to the European Union (EU). Meanwhile, EU has granted a Brexit extension of January 31st. Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
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