May tears Into EU and demands respect, says Brexit at 'impasse'

2018-09-21 16:53

Theresa May hit back at the European Union for flatly rejecting her Brexit plans and demanded the bloc treat the UK with respect, as the stalemate in negotiations deepened.

UK and EU are said to plan special summit to sign Brexit deal

2018-09-12 05:45

The UK and the European Union are preparing for a special summit to sign the Brexit deal in November, according to people familiar with the matter.

May and Merkel backing Mnangagwa is bad news for Zimbabwe

2018-09-06 11:00

Foreign governments ignoring rights abuses to secure economic benefit in Zimbabwe will only enable oppression, writes Tafi Mhaka.

There will be no second referendum on Brexit - Theresa May

2018-09-02 16:12

British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to stand by her blueprint for future trade ties with the European Union, amid fierce opposition from Brexiteers and doubts from the bloc.

An opportunity to reset

2018-09-02 06:17

The old cliché that’s much loved by taxi drivers, who stick it on their vehicles, goes as follows: “When days are dark, friends are few,” writes Mondli Makhanya.

Theresa May's post-Brexit Africa agenda smacks of desperation

2018-08-31 10:47

There are many good reasons for deepening trade links across the region but presenting this as the solution to Britain’s likely post-Brexit economic woes seems misguided at best, writes Michael Jennings.

Top Africa stories: White farmers 'return to Zim', Chiwenga motorcade

2018-08-31 08:31

The change in government in Zimbabwe is inspiring hope among some white farmers, and a 30-year-old man who crashed into Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's motorcade 'may face an assassination attempt charge', says report.

In Kenya, British PM promises post-Brexit trade continuity

2018-08-30 17:30

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been holding talks with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, promising post-Brexit trade continuity on the final leg of her three-nation tour of Africa.

Brexit, trade and security are all on the agenda during May's Kenya visit

2018-08-30 13:17

British Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting Kenya as part of a trip to Africa that also included stops in two of the continent’s largest economies – South Africa and Nigeria, writes The Conversation.

Theresa May pledges closer London ties with Nigeria

2018-08-29 22:00

The British prime minister used a visit to Abuja visit to show the business and trade opportunities available to the UK around the world as it negotiates its departure from the European Union.


British PM Theresa May says she won't back off her Brexit plan

2018-09-17 06:15

Prime Minister Theresa May gave a steadfast defense of her plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union ahead of key talks this week.

Boris Johnson's Brexit 'suicide vest' comment sparks furor

2018-09-09 19:19

Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit to putting the country's constitution in a "suicide vest" and handing the detonator to the European Union — remarks that drew condemnation from colleagues.

Nigerian ex-VP attacks 'uncompromising, power-drunk' Buhari

2018-09-04 18:29

Nigeria's former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has said he has "fears" for the country's election next year as he attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for intransigence and wanting to cling on to power.

Theresa May wants the number one spot

2018-09-02 12:31

UK prime minister’s investment-oriented visit is a sign of the positive change in top-level relations between SA and its erstwhile coloniser.

Merkel wraps up Africa visit in Nigeria; a focus on migrants

2018-08-31 18:16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been wrapping up a three-day Africa visit in Nigeria with a meeting between the leaders of Europe's and Africa's largest economies focusing on migration.

WATCH: Kenyan president labels UK's Boris Johnson 'the bicycle guy'

2018-08-31 10:22

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been labelled "the bicycle guy" as Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta struggled to recall his name.

WATCH: Theresa May dances with Scouts in Nairobi

2018-08-31 05:36

Theresa May has engaged in some more 'dance floor diplomacy' during her visit to Kenya, after she was spotted bopping along to a dance led by a group of scouts in Nairobi.

PICS: British Prime Minister May in Kenya to boost economic ties

2018-08-30 16:10

British Prime Minister Theresa May has become the first UK leader to visit Kenya in 30 years, bringing security and development funding to East Africa's commercial hub and neighbouring Somalia as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the EU in March.

Britain's Theresa May has visited Nigeria on her maiden Africa tour aimed at drumming up post-Brexit trade deals outside the EU. See these pictures of her and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja.

Britain's Theresa May has visited Nigeria on her maiden Africa tour aimed at drumming up post-Brexit trade deals outside the EU. See these pictures of her and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja.

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Britain's May takes trade-touting tour to Nigeria

2018-08-29 20:28

Britain's Theresa May has landed in Nigeria's capital on the second leg of her maiden Africa tour aimed at drumming up post-Brexit trade deals outside the European Union.

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