Analysis: Why Africa should beware Brexit era Britain bearing Aid
PM looks to reassert UK interests in Africa as global competition over continent intensifies
AS PRIME MINISTER Theresa May begins a trade trip of African countries, she has promised an openly selfish new deployment of foreign aid and a bid to reconstruct influence in countries formerly part of the British Empire.
May will visit South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya and has promised to be “unashamed” in seeking UK interests from aid.
What lies behind the trip and this bullish new rhetoric, and why should Africa be wary about Brexit era Britain bearing Aid?