London — British Prime Minister Theresa May will be in SA on Tuesday, when she will meet President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town. This is part of a three-country African tour she undertakes this week, on which she will emphasise the trading opportunities open to the UK as it leaves the European Union. It is the first visit by a UK premier to Sub-Saharan Africa since 2013, and the first to Kenya — a British protectorate until 1962 — in more than 30 years. The last official visit to SA by a sitting UK Prime Minister was in 2011. Weather permitting‚ May will also visit Robben Island when she is in Cape Town. The presidency said on Monday that May’s working visit followed bilateral meetings between her and Ramaphosa during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London in April and the G7 in Canada in June. The two leaders discussed potential partnerships between the UK and SA, and efforts to strengthen bilateral trade and investment relations. The presidency said May's visit wou...

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