Newscast - Africa
58s2022 APR 22
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a blow to his authority when lawmakers ordered a parliamentary investigation into his past denials that he broke coronavirus restrictions by attending illegal gatherings during the pandemic. Johnson faced criticism from his Conservative party and an influential former ally called on him to quit over what has become known as the Partygate scandal, which has caused widespread public anger. The investigation will look into whether Johnson knowingly misled the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Johnson vowed he would not quit and intended to fight the next general election still likely at least two years away.

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