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28 August 2018 1:37 PM May vows post-Brexit UK will be leading investor in Africa

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday pledged to prioritise investment in Africa as she started a visit to the continent to seek new trade deals during preparations to leave the European Union. "By 2022, I want the UK to be the G7's number one investor in Africa, with Britain's private sector companies taking the lead," May told business leaders 48

17 July 2018 2:20 PM UK's official Brexit campaign fined, referred to police

Britain's official Brexit campaign, Vote Leave, has been fined for breaking spending rules in the 2016 EU referendum, the Electoral Commission said on Tuesday, adding it had referred the case to the police. Bob Posner, the Electoral Commission's director of political finance and regulation, said there had been "a thorough investigation into spending 70

13 July 2018 6:48 PM Top 5 on Fin24: Coming soon to your ATM: Commemorative Randelas, how VBS allegedly dealt with ‘R1.5bn fraud’ and SA business remains unreformed

Cape Town - A roundup of Friday's top economic and finance reads on Fin24. South Africans withdrawing money from ATMs may be in for a pleasant surprise - a souvenir of former President Nelson Mandela, who was born 100 years ago this month. The South African Reserve Bank has started stocking ATMs with commemorative bank notes in remembrance of the late Madiba 961

13 July 2018 6:26 PM Queen Elizabeth meets President Donald Trump

Cape Town – Queen Elizabeth met U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania for tea at Windsor Castle on Friday afternoon. According to The Royal Family’s official Twitter account, Queen Elizabeth has met with three other presidents of the U.S. at the castle, most recently former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. Upon the queen's arrival 82

09 July 2018 8:22 PM Jeremy Hunt named UK's new foreign minister to replace Johnson

British Health Minister Jeremy Hunt will replace Boris Johnson as Foreign Minister, Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street office said on Monday following Johnson's dramatic resignation over the government's strategy for Brexit. "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of... Jeremy Hunt MP as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth 166

14 January 2018 11:41 AM UK treasury chief accuses EU of paranoia over Brexit

Berlin - Britain's treasury chief has accused the European Union of "paranoia" over Brexit. Philip Hammond says the EU should stop threatening to punish Britain for its decision to leave the bloc and instead offer a positive vision for what a post-Brexit relationship might look like. British officials are trying to put the onus on Brussels in the divorce 76

24 September 2017 9:29 AM Britain must stay in EU's single market after Brexit: Labour lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s main opposition Labour Party must commit to staying in the European Union’s single market after Brexit and put an end to Prime Minister Theresa May’s “destructive Brexit”, several of its lawmakers said on Sunday. At the beginning of the party’s annual conference, Labour lawmakers and trade union leaders wrote an open letter 31

15 August 2017 8:32 AM Sturgeon: UK's Brexit customs union plan 'daft'

Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed the UK government's plans for a post-Brexit customs deal with the EU as a "daft 'have cake and eat it' approach". Ministers have set out plans for an "ambitious new customs arrangement" with the EU after the UK leaves. This could include a "temporary customs union" after March 2019 to prevent border problems during the process 34

07 August 2017 9:36 PM Spain’s climbdown over Gibraltar is significant

IT is to be welcomed that the Spanish foreign minister Alfonso Dastis will not be pursuing his threat to veto any deal between the UK and the EU unless Gibraltar’s status was changed. Spanish obduracy over the endlessly vexed issue of the Rock would have suited hardline Eurocrats who would delight in seeing Britain punished for its temerity in voting 30

07 August 2017 8:00 AM Big divorce is going to cost the Brits 'big time'

London is ready to pay this sum if Brussels agrees to negotiate the financial settlement as part of an agreement on future UK’s relations with the bloc, including a trade deal, Whitehall sources told the media outlet. In May, The Financial Times newspaper reported that the EU had increased its demands regarding the UK's financial obligations up to some $109bn (R1.46trillion) 36