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Tillerson Reaffirms US Commitment to Africa

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has re-affirmed the U.S. commitment to Africa, two months after President Donald Trump's reported derogatory comments about the continent.

U.S.' Tillerson says African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully

Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully, while adding that Washington was not trying to keep Chinese investment away from the continent.

Africa should avoid forfeiting sovereignty to China over loans: Tillerson

Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that African countries should be careful not to forfeit their sovereignty when they accept loans from China, the continent's biggest trading partner.

US's Tillerson warns African nations not to 'forfeit their sovereignty' by taking Chinese loans

CNBC

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about African nations accepting Chinese cash while on a visit to Ethiopia.

Tillerson Works to Ease US Tensions with Africa

Voice of America

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.

Tillerson, in Africa, Dodges Questions on Vulgarity and Trolling

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The secretary of state is on a five-nation tour of Africa. He started in Ethiopia, a police state that is also home to the African Union’s headquarters.

Tillerson: U.S. commitment to Africa "quite clear"

CBS News / Politics

In visit to African Union, Tillerson reaffirms importance of relationship in wake of president's alleged "sh*thole countries" comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says African countries should weigh Chinese loans ‘carefully’ as he begins five-nation tour

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully, while adding that Washington was not trying to keep Chinese investment away from the continent.

Outflanked by China, Tillerson arrives in Africa with a narrow mission — counter-terrorism

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s five-nation itinerary told African leaders everything they needed to know about the Trump administration’s approach to the continent: Counter-terrorism is in. Human rights and democracy, not so much.

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