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Donald John Trump

Date of Birth: 14/06/1946
Place of Birth: New York City


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Disputes, disruptions and a new diplomatic order

After President Donald Trump's government which counts Egypt and Israel among its closest allies announced in 2017 that it would cut aid to Africa by 30% and shut down agencies dealing with foreign assistance either for governments or business it has had second thoughts...

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Peace maybe, prosperity no

United States President Donald Trump has led the way in slashing aid – while Britain's preoccupation with its exit from the European Union has resulted in South Sudan's hitherto greatest benefactor looking the other way at this crucial time...


'America first' for Africa

Where US boots are on African ground In President Donald Trump's most recent accounting to Congress about 'deployments of US Armed Forces equipped for combat' (June 2017) he notes 'a particular focus on the US Central and Africa Commands' areas of responsibility'...


Clean-up gets murky

('Biafrexit' was talked up by many Igbo separatists after the British referendum decision in favour of leaving the European Union and Donald Trump's election victory in 2016)...


Sisi & Sons

Sisi's deputies are keen to push through the new constitution before President Donald Trump's final year in office in the hope of maximum support and minimal attention from the country's most important international ally...


US strikes, Shabaab gains

The US offensive has increased in tempo since President Donald Trump decided to give the Central Intelligence Agency and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) a freer hand in the Horn...


Sisi in the city

At a joint press conference United States President Donald Trump praised Sisi for 'doing an outstanding job with respect to terrorism… you're at the forefront...


Turning down the volume

When Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta asked for advice about how to handle United States President Donald Trump during his state visit to Washington DC on 27 August a lobbyist told him: 'Talk business and security...

Pompeo who was moved in April to the Secretary's job from his post as CIA Director shares President Donald Trump's approach to Africa: a military-first approach on Africa's crisis zones with no sign of pushback against the swingeing cuts in budgets for diplomacy or aid in the region...


Europe discovers Africa, again

United States President Donald Trump whose white nationalist supporters have close ties to some of the organisations lobbying for South Africa's white farmers condemned Ramaphosa's handling of the land issues...

'I don't know what Donald Trump has to do with South African land because he has never been here...

We will find solutions for our land question so Donald Trump must leave us alone...


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