United States of America’s President Elect, Donald Trump, has rejected Zimbabwe’s congratulatory message charging that the new American administration will not entertain corruption in African countries.He has even threatened to cut all foreign aids to Africa immediately after he takes office in January.
According to Trump’s head of media team Caroline Guy Bills. the newly elected President in waiting will not accept any congratulatory message coming from African countries that are marred with corruption.
Zimbabwe had earlier congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump following his stunning win, which sent shock waves across the world. In a statement issued after Trump’s victory, Zimbabwe’s ambassador to United States Mr Ammon Machingambi Mutembwa stated,“The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly. They have chosen Donald Trump as their 45th President. Zimbabwe congratulates Mr Trump for his victorious campaign, and his main opponent, Mrs Hillary Clinton, for her valiant effort.”
The official further stated, “The ties that bind Zimbabwe and the United States of America are close and strong. They are old, and based in the values that we hold dear: in democracy, in the rule of law, and in the equality of people. These values remain dear to the people of both nations, and so our friendship will endure”.
Source : iMzansi