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

Boris Johnson. Pic credit: Sky News

Libyan ‘Dead Bodies’

Johnson came under fire in October 2017 after he allegedly made some disparaging remarks about the current state of affairs in Libya. He was reported to have made a joke about Sirte, one of the largest cities in Libya, having the potential to be the new Dubai, adding that “all they have to do is clear the dead bodies away”. His remarks were described as “crass and cruel”.

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