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Update: Tillerson to spend few hours in Nigeria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has changed his schedule so that he will spend only a few hours in Nigeria before leaving late Monday evening to Washington DC. A spokesman for the top U.S. diplomat  said  Tillerson had cut short his first trip to Africa to return to Washington about one

U.S Secretary of States to visit Nigeria on Monday

The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, will arrive in Abuja on Monday for his first official visit to Nigeria. A Press Advisory from the U.S. Embassy said Tillerson would hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. “When he arrives, Tillerson will become the highest ranking official in the Trump

US Pledges $60M for Sahel Counterterror Force

The United States has pledged up to $60 million to support counterterrorism efforts by nations in Africa's Sahel region. The funding, announced Monday by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will support the Group of Five Sahel Joint Task Force, a military unit set up by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger earlier