Tag: Rex Tillerson

Nigeria’s President Buhari to meet Trump

The meeting comes weeks after Rex Tillerson, then U.S. secretary of state, visited Nigeria and other African countries in March only to be fired after his return to Washington.

Out in Africa? Tillerson trip leaves hosts nonplussed

From the outset, Rex Tillerson’s first trip to Africa looked half-hearted and token, but with the hindsight knowledge that the U.S. Secretary of State was fired just two days in, his African...

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Africa on first diplomatic trip

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson flew to Ethiopia at the start of his first diplomatic trip to Africa on Wednesday.

U.S. pledges to help Africa fight terrorism

U.S. pledges to help Africa fight terrorism

US suspension of aid to Egypt causes standoff

Egypt represents an important strategic ally of the US due to its shared border with Israel and the fight against Islamist extremism as well as Egypt’s control over the Suez Canal.

Op-Ed: America’s snub of the African Union should spur regional powers into action

In April 2017 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stood up one of Africa’s most powerful people, African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki. Tillerson invited Faki to Washington for a meeting, then...
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