For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political "earthquake" in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to finally leave the EU next month after years of paralysing deadlock.
The scale of the Conservatives' projected victory in Britain's election makes Brexit all but inevitable, but could lead to a softer break with the European Union, analysts said on Friday.
The pound has slumped, (some) stocks rallied and bond yields have edged lower as the UK’s election threw preparations for talks to exit the EU into turmoil.
British voters have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s vision of a hard Brexit, potentially paving the way for a less abrasive breakup with the European Union.
European stocks have risen while US futures edged higher before the ECB’s policy decision, the UK election and former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before a Senate committee.
UK opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has traded blows with Prime Minister Theresa May over who has the worst record on countering terrorism.
In a surprise landslide, the Tories have grabbed the majority in the UK Parliament. Georgina Guedes believes this is a sad reflection of the state of the country.
In today's newspapers, the DA leadership race comes head to head, a rapist is sent to jail for life and plans are afoot to do away with hostels.
The first rumbles of a political earthquake promised by UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage are rippling through UK politics.
The pound soared, gilts fell and British stocks surged after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a majority in the U.K. general election, raising hopes that an end to the Brexit deadlock will unlock pent-up investment flows.
Business optimism in the UK economy has plunged after Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, less than two weeks before talks start on exiting the European Union.
A shocking UK election result has thrown the Conservative Party into turmoil and if history is any indication, the Tories will waste little time in seeking a new leader.
Theresa May has been battling for survival after her gamble to call an early election backfired spectacularly, casting doubt over the direction and timing of Brexit negotiations.
The UK’s health budget could be severely squeezed by a sharp break in ties with the European Union, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties have suspended national campaigning for the upcoming general election after six people died in a suspected terror attack in London.
At the age of just 20, Mhairi Black has become Britain's youngest member of parliament since 1667 in a victory which symbolises an expected nationalist landslide in Scotland.
The anti-EU mood in Europe has swept Britain too, as the UK Independence Party looks set to score a historic victory in the European parliament elections.
I don’t know of a single political commentator who gave Nick Clegg any chance of leading his political party to victory, says Clem Sunter.
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