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Liz Truss and Africa

Why new British PM needs to pay more attention to the continent NEW ANALYSIS | NICHOLAS WESTCOTT | New British Prime Minister Liz Truss has never said much in public about Africa. But, in my view, her administration must pay more attention to its relationship with Africa. African countries are …

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Liz Truss: UK’s new prime minister

Who is she and why has she replaced Boris Johnson? | NICHOLAS ALLEN | The United Kingdom’s new prime minister is Liz Truss. After a two-month contest, Conservative Party members chose her as their new leader. She then travelled to Balmoral in Scotland where she was formally invited by the …

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EU launches legal action against UK over post-Brexit deal changes

The European Union on Wednesday launched new legal proceedings against the United Kingdom over its failure to implement parts of the post-Brexit deal it agreed with the bloc Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) has launched legal action against the United Kingdom (UK) in response to the latter’s …

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Brexit delays launch of Uganda Airlines flights to London

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Plans by the Uganda national carrier to launch direct flights to London, United Kingdom have been hindered by changes in aviation procedures that came after Great Britain exited the European Union bloc. Before the exit, also known as Brexit, airlines operating flights to the UK and …

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British Brexit minister resigns

London, UK | Xinhua |  British Brexit minister David Frost has resigned from the cabinet and will depart in the new year, local media reported on Saturday. Mail on Sunday said in an exclusive that “Frost has sensationally resigned from Boris Johnson’s government,” due to his “disillusionment” with Johnson’s government, …

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Britain summons French ambassador over fishing dispute

London, UK | Xinhua | Britain will summon the French Ambassador on Friday to discuss the ongoing fishing rights dispute, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Thursday evening. “I have instructed Europe Minister Wendy Morton to summon the French Ambassador to the UK for talks tomorrow to explain the disappointing and …

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EU citizens urged to apply to stay in UK as deadline looms

Europeans seeking post-Brexit residency status in the UK must apply by midnight on Wednesday or risk losing rights London, UK | Xinhua | European Union (EU) citizens living in Britain have until the end of Wednesday to apply to stay or lose their rights, under post-Brexit rules, known as the EU …

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Five years on, Brexit remains vexing for Britain

London, UK | Xinhua | Five years after Britain decided to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum, Brexit remained a vexing headache for the country, though politicians said Brexit has been done. Brexit has dominated British politics and divided the nation for years. On June 23, 2016, Britain voted …

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British PM defends post-Brexit move on Northern Irish protocol

London, United Kingdom | THE INDEPENDENT | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that the decision to suspend parts of the Northern Irish Brexit protocol was lawful and right. “What we’re doing is taking some lawful, some technical measures to build up confidence in the east-west operation (of the …

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