Sunak and Ramaphosa agree need for ‘next level’ UK-South Africa links

Rishi Sunak has discussed opportunities to boost trade exports with the South African president as the pair agreed this generation must take their nations’ partnership “to the next level”. Cyril Ramaphosa met the Prime Minister in Downing Street as part…

Britan’s Sunak reverses decision to skip COP27 climate talks

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has reversed his decision to skip COP27 and will attend the climate summit in Egypt next week, he has announced. Sunak wrote on Twitter that there was “no long-term prosperity without action on climate change”,…

Sunak criticised for planning to skip UN climate summit

Rishi Sunak’s decision to skip the upcoming Climate Summit in Egypt and the government preventing King Charles III from attending it has been criticised by many across the world who have accused the new UK Prime Minister of washing his…

NATO ally Estonia urges Sunak to increase Britain’s defence spending

Estonia has called on Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to commit to raising defence spending. Mr Sunak has not matched a pledge by his predecessor Liz Truss to boost defence spending from 2 per cent to 3 per cent…

Calls for investigation into Suella Braverman’s reappointment as Home Secretary intensify

Calls demanding an investigation into Suella Braverman’s reappointment as Home Secretary intensified on Wednesday. Labour has joined the Liberal Democrats in calling for an urgent probe. Ms Braverman stood down from the top job at the Home Office a week…

Rishi Sunak takes office as new British PM, faces daunting task

Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday he was not daunted by the scale of the challenge as he became Britain’s third prime minister in two months, pledging to restore trust, rebuild confidence and lead the country through an economic crisis. The…

Jacob Rees-Mogg resigns from cabinet as Rishi Sunak prepares reshuffle

Jacob Rees-Mogg has resigned from the cabinet, as Rishi Sunak began to assemble his new top team. The close ally of Boris Johnson and Liz Truss has served as business secretary in the last government and recently accused Sunak of…

*Tanker explosion grounds Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, 2 dead (Punch)*Pandemonium as soldiers ‘kill’ brothers over smuggled rice in Ogun (DailyTrust)

Tanker explosion grounds Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, 2 dead (Punch) Two persons have been confirmed dead after a diesel-laden tanker crashed and exploded at Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the driver of the truck, with…

Rishi Sunak to be UK’s next prime minister after Penny Mordaunt quits race

Rishi Sunak has completed a spectacular political comeback to become the next prime minister after rival Penny Mordaunt dropped out. The former chancellor won the support of Conservative MPs to succeed Liz Truss as Tory leader on Monday and will…

Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson hold talks as ex-chancellor leads PM race

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have held talks as they edge closer to the deadline for nominations in the contest to replace Liz Truss. Two separate sources told the BBC the meeting took place, but neither camp has disclosed what…

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