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AU demands an apology from President Trump on comments about Africa

The AU which is a group of over 50 nations of Africa has demanded an apology from President Donald Trump of the United State of America over his derogatory comment about Africa and other black nations of the world

The group said in a in a statement:

“the AU expressed its disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by President Trump, President of the United States of America. The remarks dishonour the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity. While expressing our shock, dismay and outrage, the African Union truly believes that there is a huge misunderstanding of the African continent and its people by the current administration.

There is a serious need for dialogue between the U.S. administration and the African countries. The African Union, through its member States, values the strategic partnership with the U.S. This relationship should be from the point of equality and mutual respect based on accepted international principles of respect for basic human dignity of all.”

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The Mission demanded that President Donald Trump retracts the statement he made about Africa being a shithole and at teh same time tender an an apology to the the AU.

“The AU mission condemns the statement in the strongest terms and demands a retraction of the comment as well as an apology to not only the Africans but to all people of African descent across the globe.”

The U.S. president reportedly made the comment during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office on Thursday.

“Why are we having all these people from s—hole countries come here?” Trump allegedly said after being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants from the countries in question.

The UN has also branded as racist, the reported remark branding Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African nations as “s—hole countries”.

“If confirmed these are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States. There is no other word you can use but ‘racist’.

“You cannot dismiss entire countries and continents as ‘s—holes’, whose entire populations who are not white, are therefore not welcome,” said Rupert Coleville, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

 

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19 Comments

  1. Right step taken by AU but I doubt if Trump will do that. This is a wake up call for Africa nations to sit up & be responsible in development & civilization.

  2. yeah right, like he will ever make that apology, Trump is a hard man, he does what he wants and gets away with it, if he apologizes then its a miracle as he even denied saying this shithole thingy

  3. Apologize to who..there is nothing like apology because the old man said the fact nd bitter truth..mustly about Nigeria Buhari is a Military man we did not want Military again pls Trump do something about the darkness of Nigeria No Light.. No road.. No food.. No water.. No hospital.. Transportation 0.

  4. What kind of apology,?Fake leaders Trump is simplily telling you the truth and you are looking for an apology,shame to the whole African leaders,Trump blow the trumpet joor

  5. Lol who apology epp?
    Apology when Trump has moved on with other issues.

    If black people thinkd the are not living in shitholes the best is to fire back with a stronger and more earthquake-like name.

    Trump has eaten his cake and can’t have it.

  6. Let us not loose hope in our country Nigeria.yes we have problems in Nigeria so was America less than 50yrs ago
    Yes our politicians are corrupt,so are politicians around the world including Donald Trump.we must defend our integrity and resist racist and ignorant comments from pple like Donald Trump
    You can not refer to a whole continent as sh..thole… Trump is a racist and a bully

  7. Really africans needs an apology,but the most shameful aspect of it is to african leaders failure to make thier countries woth commendable,rather currupting thier respective countries into shitholes,leaders must get it straight n forget about trump,an apology does’nt put to shape their country they have messed up,a word is enough for a wise.

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