U.S. Secretary Of State Tillerson Traveling To 5 African Nations This Week

The Hill: State Dept. details Tillerson’s multination African tour
“The State Department announced on Monday the details of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first official trip to Africa. Tillerson, who leaves for the tour on Tuesday, will visit Chad, Djbouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria, as well as meet with the African Union Commission…” (Manchester, 3/5).

Reuters: Tillerson to make first trip to Africa as top U.S. diplomat
“…During his March 6-13 trip, Tillerson ‘plans to discuss ways we can work with our partners to counter terrorism, advance peace and security, promote good governance, and spur mutually beneficial trade and investment,’ the department said in a statement…” (Beech, 3/2).