Tillerson Works to Ease US Tensions with Africa

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has re-affirmed the U.S. commitment to Africa, in an effort to end the controversy caused by President Donald Trump's reported derogatory comments about the continent. The top U.S. diplomat’s meeting Thursday with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki came two months after Trump reportedly used an expletive to describe Haiti and some African countries.  The African Union and several African governments said they were outraged by the comment.   “I think the U.S. commitment to Africa is quite clear in terms of the importance...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 8 March

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