President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the opening address at the 6th Financial Times Africa Summit in London, on Monday morning, which focuses on the fortunes and the future of the African continent.
An unnamed cabinet minister cited by the newspaper said that a “very large number” of Conservative members of parliament will quit if it comes to a no-deal Brexit.
Britain is open to some flexibility on the mechanism that would allow lawmakers in Northern Ireland to decide whether the British province remains in regulatory alignment with the European Union (EU), as set out in London’s latest Brexit proposals, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said on Sunday.
The European Union has rejected a British request to hold Brexit talks this weekend, British media reported, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated his commitment to leaving the bloc on October 31 despite the possibility of a not reaching an exit deal.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Wednesday told British counterpart Boris Johnson that new proposals on Britain’s exit from the European union did not fully meet agreed objectives but said he would study them further and consult with EU partners.