7 times newly-elected UK PM Boris Johnson denigrated Africa as foreign minister

Mildred Europa Taylor Jul 25, 2019 at 09:44am

July 25, 2019 at 09:44 am | Opinions & Features

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Associate Editor

July 25, 2019 at 09:44 am | Opinions & Features

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Boris Johnson. Pic credit: Newsweek

Obama ‘ancestral dislike’

After then U.S. President Barack Obama removed a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office, Johnson wrote a column in The Sun in 2016 in which he claimed the move was “a symbol of the part-Kenyan president’s ancestral dislike of the British Empire – of which Churchill had been such a fervent defender.” He was accused of racism for this comment.

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