Why Africa Should Treat Rex Tillerson's Visit With Scepticism
Tillerson would be covering the same issues that have motivated similar African tours by every U.S. Secretary of State since the end of the Cold War. Realistically, Tillerson's mission will produce few benefits for Africa, or for U.S.-Africa relations, writes John J Stremlau for The Conversation Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 5 March 2018
US President Donald Trump promised in late January that his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would make an "extended" visit to Africa in March. In a letter to all African leaders,… Read more »
Official portrait of United States Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson.
Deutsche Welle, 6 March 2018
Apologies, economics and security are expected to be on the menu during Rex Tillerson's trip. The visit comes shortly after reported derogatory comments by US President Donald… Read more »
Nation, 5 March 2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will hold talks with President Kenyatta later this week but is not expected to meet with Raila Odinga, the State Department's top Africa… Read more »
On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the African Union Commission based in Addis ... Read more »