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Boris Johnson (Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson)

Date of Birth: 19 June 1964


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Pandemic prospects

Already the spectre of vaccine nationalism is raising its head with both United States President Donald Trump and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailing their advance purchases of millions more vaccine vials than they have people (AC Vol 61 No 8 The war for the cure)...


Retreating from the stage

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that the Department for International Development (DFID) will be subsumed into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in September prompted equal measures of dismay from the development policy community and pleasure from most of his Conservative Party...

Choice: Lungu or Zelensky The Department for International Development has had plenty of time to prepare psychologically for the merger with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) a senior DFID staffer told Africa Confidential but Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statement still took them by surprise...


The dearth of data

The four-hour virtual pledging conference for GAVI the Vaccine Alliance hosted by United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 4 June was the latest in a series of glossy photo opportunities for world leaders...


Scotland under siege

Scotland was a Labour government minister under Tony Blair and a moderate but Conservative prime minister Boris Johnson is not a fan...


Brexit and a trade pipe-dream

Ever since Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016 successive prime ministers – Theresa May and now Boris Johnson – have promised expansive new trade deals with Africa...

  Appointed as Home Secretary Patel is now one of the most senior ministers in Boris Johnson's government...

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Language barriers

Following a meeting with Prime Minister Philémon Yunji Yang at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on 19 April the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said there was an 'urgent need to pursue dialogue decentralisation and respect [for] human rights in Anglophone regions as President Paul Biya has previously committed'...


Doubts about unity deal

Sweihli a Misurata heavyweight was recently invited by the new British Ambassador Frank Baker to visit London where his would-be host Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has shown admiration for Haftar as have Washington Paris and Moscow...


Abuja's high hopes in New York

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Minister Priti Patel went on a joint mission to Nigeria from 30 August to 1 September focusing on contributing to a package of 'political military and intelligence support' as well as training and rehabilitation work in Nigeria's north-east...


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