UK's betrayal led to Zim's land grabs – London mayor

2015-02-24 09:54

London mayor Boris Johnson, who is also reportedly tipped to be the next Conservative Party leader, has openly admitted that Britain played a “shameful” role in Zimbabwe’s economic woes.

Blair: Investors must help improve African infrastructure - As it happened

2015-02-10 12:31

Investors needs to help governments in Africa build infrastructure, Former UK prime minister Tony Blair tells 2015 Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

Blair pressured over high-paid consultancies

2015-01-20 20:43

A UK lawmaker has launched a campaign to force former prime minister Tony Blair to reveal the sources of his income after reports of the former leader working for Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.

Ex-Libyan leader allowed to sue UK over torture

2014-10-30 18:46

A former Libyan commander has won the right to sue the UK for damages over the years of torture he suffered at the hands of Muammar Gaddafi's henchmen after being handed to Libya by UK and US spies.

Blair should have testified at arms inquiry - critic

2014-10-06 20:04

Former British prime minister Tony Blair should have been summoned to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry, arms deal critic Terry Crawford-Browne says.

Egypt mediates talks between Israel, Palestine

2014-08-06 12:17

Egyptian officials mediating talks for a durable truce in Gaza have met an Israel delegation during the night and were to relay their demands to Palestinian representatives.

Iraq crisis: US orders carrier to Gulf

2014-06-15 08:52

The United States has ordered an aircraft carrier into the Gulf over the Iraq crisis, where Sunni Arab jihadists have seized a swathe of the country, as Shi’ite Iran said it would consider helping Washington.

Don't let peace talks collapse: Israel president

2014-01-31 10:37

Israel President Schimon Peres has launched a plea to bring the current peace talks with the Palestinians to a successful conclusion and warned against allowing them to collapse.

Nujoma takes a swipe at UK over 'Zim invasion plot'

2013-12-04 12:52

Former Namibian president Sam Nujoma has said that Africa must be prepared to defend the African continent from Western "imperialists" - this after reports of a Zimbabwe invasion plot by UK.

Mbeki: UK wanted Mugabe out by military force

2013-11-27 15:16

Former SA president Thabo Mbeki has made startling revelations about how the UK government was determined to depose Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe using military force.


Beware of politicised unions, says Tony Blair

2015-02-10 15:50

The mining industry needs to address broader social issues of the communities in which they mined, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the Mining Indaba.

Head of UK's Iraq war inquiry defends report delay

2015-02-04 17:06

Long delays in the publication of Britain's official inquiry into the Iraq war were unavoidable due to its complexity, the head of the inquiry has told a parliamentary committee.

Blair apologises for error that saw Irish bomb suspect walk

2015-01-14 05:00

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has apologised that a letter that informed Irish militants that they were no longer wanted by police was wrongly sent to a man wanted over a bombing.

UK terror suspect had Blair's address

2014-10-14 16:10

A man on trial in London for terrorism had the address of a property owned by former British prime minister Tony Blair in his car when he was stopped, a prosecutor says.

Former British PM Tony Blair named "gay icon"

2014-09-26 09:35

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been named one of the top "gay icons" of the last thirty years in recognition of his work for gay rights.

Gaza violence: Blair arrives in Cairo for talks

2014-07-12 14:10

Mideast Quartet envoy Tony Blair has arrived in Cairo for talks on ending the violence in Gaza, where Israeli air raids have killed more than 125 Palestinians this week, officials say.

Call for quotas for women in business

2014-05-26 19:56

Britain should introduce quotas to promote women in the workplace, says Cherie Booth QC, wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Blair 'quits as advisor to Malawi leader'

2014-01-06 11:43

Former British PM Tony Blair has reportedly quit as an adviser to Malawi’s president Joyce Banda, amid a corruption scandal rocking the southern African country.

Blair denies pressuring SA over Mugabe

2013-11-28 10:44

Former British PM Tony Blair has denied putting pressure on South Africa while he was in office to help remove Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe in a military operation.

Australian PM Rudd battles Murdoch press

2013-09-03 11:01

Rupert Murdoch's clout in the UK and US might have diminished, but in Australia he dominates the media landscape, playing a prominent role in undermining Kevin Rudd, analysts say.

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