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How The Brexit Campaign Used Refugees To Scare Voters

How The Brexit Campaign Used Refugees To Scare Voters

A month before Britain voted in one of the most important referendums in a generation, the campaign to leave the European Union seemed to be losing steam. The British public, it appeared, was not convinced that life without the EU would make them freer or more prosperous. Economists were making stark warnings of a downturn if […]

Britain EU Exit Bad Precedent For Africa

Britain EU Exit Bad Precedent For Africa

The government said yesterday it was in support of the UK remaining in the EU but said it was up to the British people to decide. The Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Foreign Affairs, James Mugume, told Daily Monitor, that as a country currently discussing integration with neighbouring countries, they think the EU should […]

The British Are Frantically Googling What The E.U. is, Hours After Voting To Leave It

The British Are Frantically Googling What The E.U. is, Hours After Voting To Leave It

The whole world is reeling after a milestone referendum in Britain to leave the European Union. And although leaders of the campaign to exit Europe are crowing over their victory, it seems many Britons may not even know what they had actually voted for. Awakening to a stock market plunge and a precipitous decline in […]

EU Parliament Leader: We Want Britain Out As Soon As Possible

EU Parliament Leader: We Want Britain Out As Soon As Possible

A senior EU leader has confirmed the bloc wants Britain out as soon as possible, warning that David Cameron’s decision to delay the start of Brexit negotiations until his successor is in place may not be fast enough. Cameron announced on Friday morning that he would step down as prime minister by the autumn, after […]

Investors Are Flocking To Gold And Other Safe Havens After Brexit Vote

Investors Are Flocking To Gold And Other Safe Havens After Brexit Vote

As global markets plummeted on Friday after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, investors sought shelter where they could find it. There was a stampede into so-called safe haven assets, including gold, government bonds and certain currencies. The “Brexit” decision stunned investors around the world, and led to a flurry of overnight trades […]

EU referendum: Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union

EU referendum: Brexit wins as Britain votes to leave European Union

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, with the Leave campaign securing around 51.8 per cent of the vote. David Cameron, who will address the nation shortly, is now facing calls to resign as Prime Minister. While England voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, Scotland and Northern Ireland backed Remain. Statements are expected to be made by […]

The Potential Impact of Brexit On Africa

The Potential Impact of Brexit On Africa

The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequences for themselves as well. What does Brexit – the withdrawal of Britain from the EU – have to do with Africa? A […]

The Brexit Could Be Bad News for ‘Game of Thrones’

The Brexit Could Be Bad News for ‘Game of Thrones’

Millions of people are set to tune in Sunday to watch the season six finale of Game of Thrones, HBO’s sprawling fantasy epic about warring kingdoms in the fictional land of Westeros. On Thursday, voters in a real-life kingdom will decide whether to break with the European Union — a move that could spell bad […]

Immigration Concerns Continue To Dominate Brexit Debate As Referendum Approaches

Immigration Concerns Continue To Dominate Brexit Debate As Referendum Approaches

Campaigning around Britain’s upcoming EU referendum resumed late Sunday after a brief suspension out of respect for Labour MP Jo Cox, who was tragically killed last Thursday in what appears to be in part a politically motivated attack. Thomas Mair, the man accused in the murder of Cox, gave his name as “death to traitors, freedom for […]

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