The Brexit Leave EU (European Union) campaign has won. Delilah has beaten Goliath. This is the best divorce in modern history!
All the odds were against them. The Public defeated newspapers, the biggest politicians, bankers, big business and some of the most powerful nations on earth. It’s a lesson in standing up for yourself, one we could do with learning here in South Africa and in my home town of Knysna.
Brexit Leaves wins! It’s so ironic yet entirely appropriate that the land of history’s greatest colonisers are having their independence day.
Nigel Farage, leader of the anti-EU UK Independence Party, wonderfully stated: “I now dare to dream that the dawn is coming up on an independent United Kingdom.”
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June 24 9am: The results of Brexit has rocked the world. As expected, the markets have hit several wobbles. Here in South Africa, the worst performing currency of 24 emerging currencies, the rand took an 8% dive. Will the constant threat of junk status become a reality? Overall, uncertainty rules. The only guarantee is that the UK is in for a very rocky 2-year period that has to, in some part, affect the world. If you want to understand the situation as quickly as possible and find out what may be next, i encourage you to read this excellent article: www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/five-questions-for/2901024.html.
June 24 9.25am: The UK’s vote to leave the EU has sparked demands from far-right parties for referendums in Netherlands, Italy and France. Read ‘Brexit sparks calls for other EU votes’.
June 24 10am: British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his resignation for October.