Seeking Brexit friends, United Kingdom aims to be Africa's top investor

Theresa May

The Prime Minister will be visiting Nigeria as part of her first-time visit to three African countries since she resumed office.

Cape Town - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday presented South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa with the SS Mendi Bell that was found in the English Channel a year ago.

May also said Britain supported South Africa's land reform program, provided it is carried out legally.

In the video, she stiffly moves back and forth as a group of children dances across from her, her leopard-print shoes tapping this way and that.

"Can I thank all those young people who were involved in the performance outside who welcomed me", May told the crowded school.

She said an additional £4 billion...

But not all the reaction was negative.

The Prime Minister's visit comes at a time of enormous change across Africa with a unique opportunity, as the United Kingdom moves towards Brexit, for a truly Global Britain to invest in and work alongside African nations, with mutual benefits.




The target has previously come under fire from many of May's own lawmakers who say it is a blunt tool that is too high and should be spent elsewhere or in Britain itself.

She is scheduled to also visit Kenya and South Africa.

She added the government is putting in place measures to ensure it can "make a success of no deal" and remains confident it can do similar with a "good deal" - which she maintained it was possible to agree.

At the press conference, May also voiced support for South Africa's controversial land reform plans.

On the third leg of the trip, in Kenya, she will meet President Uhuru Kenyatta and see British soldiers training troops who will ultimately be sent to fight Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Trump added that he had asked his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to study the seizure and expropriation of land in South Africa, along with the killing of farmers.

"The comparison between those people who are lobbying worldwide communities against land reform to the struggle is an insult that has no measure".

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