Tuesday, 23 July 2019 09:14

Boris Johnson, a former mayor of London, is seen as the clear favourite to take over from Theresa May as the new United Kingdom Prime Minister,although a number of senior figures have said they will not serve under him.

Either Boris Johnson or Jeremy hunt will become new Conservative leader as results of the contest to succeed Theresa May will be announced. The outcome of the ballot of about 160 000,Tory members will be revealed just before midday in London, and 13:00 South African time.

The victor will officially become the prime minister on Wednesday.