Ramaphosa to host UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May delivers a speech at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast Northern Ireland

Theresa May delivers a speech at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast Northern Ireland

The Prime Minister grinned as she moved from side to side and bobbed up and down, joining in with the pupils who greeted her at the school by performing an energetic dance. "Whether through creating new customers for British exporters or opportunities for British investors, our integrated global economy means healthy African economies are good news for British people as well as African people".

Private sector investment is key to driving growth and "unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit" in Africa, she will say.

British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that she was excited about her upcoming visit to Kenya which comes after three decades since a sitting UK Primer visited the country.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street from the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 12, 2018.

Tunji Andrews, an economist based in Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos, says the United Kingdom has lost its once dominant place in Africa's largest economy.

A statement posted on the UK Government website states that the two leaders will discuss on how British soldiers training in Kenya and other African countries can acquire techniques needed to identify and destroy improvised explosive devices before they go to fight Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Father of murdered Mollie Tibbetts had message about Hispanics at funeral
Her body was found on August 21, the same day police arrested Cristhian Rivera, a 24-year-old undocumented immigrant from Mexico. Rivera is being held in lieu of a $5 million cash-only bond, and he is suspected of being in the United States illegally.

Mrs May's visit to Nairobi will mark the first by a British prime minister to Kenya since Margaret Thatcher in 1988.

It is also the first to Africa by a British PM since David Cameron in 2013 for Nelson Mandela's memorial service.

Over 600 troops (the majority of which were black South Africans) died when the Mendi tragically sank in the English Channel in 1917, on their way to join the Allied forces on the Western Front.

The ship's bell was given to BBC reporter Steve Humphrey in 2017 in a plastic bag at Swanage Pier, Dorset, after an anonymous phone call - and will now be handed back by Mrs May.

May will head to Nigeria on Wednesday for meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari in the capital Abuja and with victims of modern slavery in Lagos.

On Thursday she will meet Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, shortly after his return from seeing US President Donald Trump in Washington and before he travels to China to meet President Xi Jinping.

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