US VP Kamala Harris lands in Tanzania for subsequent leg of Africa tour

Harris, who will meet President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Thursday is the newest US authorities determine to go to African international locations, after Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as Washington strives to counter-balance rising Chinese language and Russian affect on the continent.

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Previous to Tanzania, Harris was in in Ghana since Sunday the place she met President Nana Akufo-Addo, participated in a state banquet, gave a speech to younger folks about innovation and girls’s empowerment, and visited a ‘slave fort’ that was the final cease for 1000’s of Africans bought into the transatlantic slave commerce.

On Friday, she’s going to fly to Zambia, the place she’s going to meet President Hakainde Hichilema then go away on Saturday.

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