Roundup: Purported Trump comments draw outrage in Africa
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Vulgar comments attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump has caused ourage across Africa.
Trump reportedly used the word "shithole" to describe African countries, Haiti and El Salvador while discussing immigration issues with U.S. lawmakers on Thursday.
Speaking to Xinhua, Abebe Ayente, senior researcher at Ethiopian Foreign Relations Strategic Studies (EFRSS), a local think thank, said the comments will further reduce the influence of U.S. at global stage.