Amid the political crisis going on in Ethiopia and Kenya, the Secretary of State's visit to both countries will reveal what intervention measures the US plans to take on both countries.
The African Union, which represents 55 countries on the continent, demanded an apology from Trump.A group of African ambassadors to the United Nations also denounced Trump's remarks, saying they were "outrageous, racist and xenophobic".
Tillerson, in a speech laying out the administration's Africa policy, said the continent's rapid economic growth and fast-rising populations mean its future is increasingly linked to America's.
Making Tillerson's job harder, he's showing up on the continent with few concrete goals or new actions to announce.
The benefactors are Nigeria, Ethiopia, Somalia, and South Sudan, as well as countries in the Lake Chad region.
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There will be a minute's silence before all of Uefa's matches this week, and Lloris said: "We've been very affected by this tragic news".
Tillerson is the highest-ranking US official to travel to Africa since President Donald Trump took office.
In Djibouti, China's development of its first overseas military base just a few miles away has been cause for concern for the USA, illustrating the military side of a broader competition between the US and China playing out across the continent. About $184 million was destined South Sudan and $110 million for Somalia amid conflicts in both countries.
THE United States (US) government has announced $533 million (R 6,27 billion) in humanitarian assistance for millions of people facing food insecurity and malnutrition because of conflict or prolonged drought in Africa.
In a conference call with reporters on Monday, previewing Tillerson's trip, Dona Yamamoto, acting assistant secretary of state for African affairs, stressed the need for investment in girls' education and entrepreneurial and youth development programs.
His announcement of more humanitarian assistance for several countries threatened by starvation will be welcomed, but Tillerson works for a president who has repeatedly spoken of reducing America's burdens overseas.