US Secretary to pay first visit to Africa

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa, the State Department said Wednesday, putting a focus on a continent rarely prioritized by the Trump administration. The State Department said that Pompeo will travel to Senegal, Angola and Ethiopia from 15 to 19 February, meeting the leaders of all three countries. Continue Reading

China slams Pompeo comment on VETO

China Monday hit back at the US for criticising its blocking of a UN Security Council resolution over civilian aid, accusing Washington of “politicising humanitarian issues.” Continue Reading