Is US Policy Towards Africa On the Mend?

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Somalilandsun- In his first year in office, U.S. President Donald Trump’s attitude toward Africa was a mix of scorn, neglect and mercantilism. He reportedly called several African nations “shithole countries” and said they were places his friends went “trying to get rich.”

But in his second year in office writes Kampala based Journalist Julian Hattem in a piece titled Trump’s Outbursts Aside, There Are Signs the U.S. Wants to Repair Ties to Africa” in which he argues that “recent high level visits by African leaders to Washington, especially the upcoming visit of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, are signs that the Trump administration may finally be willing to engage publicly and constructively with a range of African issues”.
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