US' Tillerson to embark on first African nations tour

Before leaving for his first official trip to the continent, the US secretary of state announced $533 million in humanitarian assistance for several countries affected by conflict and drought.

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Africa for his first official trip to the continent.

    Before leaving, he announced $533 million in humanitarian assistance for several countries affected by conflict and drought.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.


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