African Union: Trump 's***hole' remarks dishonor 'American creed'

Withdraw and Apologize 54 African Countries Ask US President Trump Over 'Shithole' Slur

Withdraw and Apologize 54 African Countries Ask US President Trump Over 'Shithole' Slur

"This is not only hurtful, I think, to people of African origin in the United States, but certainly to African citizens", she said.

The group's mission in Washington DC expressed its "shock, dismay and outrage" and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans.

His comments which also suggested the USA should instead focus its immigrant entry policy on countries such as Norway has been criticised by global organisations including the United Nations and African Union, politicians and other Africans and Caribbeans.

Many of those troops are based at a USA base in the East African country of Djibouti.

The UN has also branded as racist, the reported remark branding Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African nations as "shithole countries".

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Botswana summoned the USA ambassador to the country to "clarify if Botswana is regarded as a "s***hole" country", according to a foreign ministry statement calling Mr Trump's comments "irresponsible, reprehensible and racist". The remarks dishonour the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity.

The outcry over Trump's remarks dominated news coverage on Friday and has complicated efforts to reach a deal on immigration.

"The Government of Botswana is wondering why President Trump, must use this descriptor and derogatory word, when talking about countries with whom the US has had cordial and mutually beneficial bilateral relations for so many years", said the statement.

"First stop would be Osu Castle, Elmina Castle, and the over 40 Forts that detained about 30 million slaves, beaten and shipped out like sardine cans and then I will tell you the history of Africa and why people like you made that a "s***hole" continent".

Developing countries do have difficulties, but they are not "shithole countries", said ANC Deputy General Secretary Jessie Duarte, calling Trump's remarks "unfortunate".

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"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"

"It is thanks to our African leaders that we are insulted that way", she said.

The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's vulgar statement.

Mr Trump's latest comments provided ample fodder for talk-show hosts.

The US has about a little over 6,000 forces in Africa in about 53 different countries, where they focus on countering extremist groups and illicit activity, as well as peacekeeping, humanitarian aid and disaster response.

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