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MAHAMA SLAMS DONALD TRUMP FOR CALLING AFRICA A “SHITHOLE”

Former President John Dramani Mahama has condemned the unpleasant comments made by the President of the United State Donald trump calling African countries a “shithole”.
In a tweet by the Ex president, he was not very happy about the choice of words of the President and called on the African Union to come out with an official statement condemning the actions of Donald Trump. He also mentioned that, his comments only shows he is a racist and rather making America white again.
John dramani Mahama said “Africans and Haitians come from ‘shithole’ countries? Isn’t Trump demonstrating that he’s nothing but a racist and pursuing a policy of ‘Make America White Again’? I congratulate Botswana for showing the way. Our AU Presidents must respond strongly to this insult.”
Even though the President of the United State Donald Trump has denied ever making such a comment, it has only raised more controversies as people all over the world especially from Africa and the black community tagging the President as a racist. In The presidents tweet he wrote “Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. Never said “take them out.” Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. Probably should record future meetings – unfortunately, no trust!”
Most African countries including Botswana has come out to condemn the comments by the president saying it was “Irresponsible, reprehensible and racist”. Some politicians and other celebrities were not happy about the fact that the president passed such comments.
Shortly after the former president’s demand for an official statement by the African Union, a press release was issued by the AU in that effect. The release numbered 001/2018 expressed displeasure in the comments by the President of the United State . In the third paragraph of the release it was made clear that “The African Union through its member states, value the strategic partnership with the US. This relationship should be from the point of equality and mutual respect based on the accepted international principles of the respect of the basic human dignity for all.”

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