9th March, 2018
U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson is expected in Kenya today his first trip to Africa as the top U.S. diplomat. According to the U.S. state department, secretary Tillerson will meet with president Uhuru Kenyatta and other government officials in talks set to focus on continued support for the democratic process in Kenya, refugee issues, and press freedom. Tillerson's Africa visit includes chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Nigeria. Yesterday, he met with the Chairperson of the African union commission Moussa Faki Mahamat in Addis Ababa, the first stop of his tour of the continent.