The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged EU leaders to drop their opposition to renegotiating Brexit, as the pound slumped on growing concerns about a no-deal departure.
Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa and the UK had established a strong relationship during former prime minister Theresa May's tenure and hopes it can continue with Boris Johnson at the helm.
Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse.
Boris Johnson extended his lead over his rivals in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, and looked poised to pick up more votes as the hardest Brexiteer in the contest was eliminated.
Rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister are holding private talks over joining forces in an attempt to stop the pro-Brexit favourite, Boris Johnson, running away with the contest, people familiar with the matter said.
The list of candidates vying to be Britain’s next prime minister will be finalised on Monday following a lively weekend of news, from hard lines on Brexit to some lines they’d rather forget.
Boris Johnson, a top contender to take over from Prime Minister Theresa May, said he wants a pragmatic exit from the bloc, but the country must prepare for no-deal as a negotiating tactic.
Brexiteer Boris Johnson on Saturday lambasted British Prime Minister Theresa May's draft EU divorce deal, calling it a "historic mistake" of Titanic proportions.
Theresa May’s ability to deliver Brexit was thrown into doubt as infighting in her Conservative Party left her with a perilously small majority, staggering from one vote to the next.
In more "normal" political times, Theresa May's leadership would be in mortal peril, especially given she lost her parliamentary majority in 2017’s disastrous snap election. But these times are far from "normal", writes Robin Pettitt.
President Donald Trump says he has spoken by phone with new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and that discussions on a major trade deal were already underway.
The new prime minister is lining up a completely new team at the top of his government, with 19 ministers leaving the Cabinet. Johnson’s defeated rival for the top job, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is out.
Boris Johnson challenged his rival for Britain's leadership on Tuesday to deliver Brexit by the end of October whatever happens, only to be accused once again of trying to avoid scrutiny.
The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate.
Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms.
The runners to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister have set out their rival plans to negotiate Brexit, with a focus on persuading the Irish government and the European Union to shift their position.
The former foreign secretary also said that Mars bars would be unaffected by Brexit.
Prime Minister Theresa May gave a steadfast defense of her plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union ahead of key talks this week.
The rand, which firmed against the US dollar on Monday, was trading 0.5% weaker at noon on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change party leader Nelson Chamisa has met with British Foreign Affairs Minister Boris Johnson in London.
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