Africa calls Trump racist after ‘s***hole’ remark

JOHANNESBURG — African politicians yesterday labelled United States President Donald Trump a racist after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “s***hole” countries.

Reuters

Sources said on Thursday that Trump had questioned why the US would want immigrants from “s***hole countries” like Haiti and some African countries during a briefing on draft immigration legislation.

Trump denied yesterday using such derogatory language, but he had already been widely condemned in many African countries and by international rights organisations.

“Ours is not a s***hole country and neither is Haiti or any other country in distress,” Jessie Duarte, the deputy secretary-general of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, told reporters at a news conference in East London.

“We would not deign to make comments as derogatory as that about any country that has any kind of socio-economic or other difficulties,” Duarte said.

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  1. since trump prides himself with his loose tongue we mighty as well call him a shit head president who still thinks that being white means being superior what a shame of a leader.

  2. He is an expect in shit hole matters. His countrymen are good at shit hole poking. Probably why carlifonia is a shit hole place, not to mention the hurricanes and the snow. By the time God is done with those places He will realise he lives in the arse of the world, just like new Zealand and Australia and the rest of those God forsaken Polynesian and Asian islands.

  3. one of these fine days a shit hole country like North Korea is going to drop a nuclear bomb on the White House lawn

  4. I think all decent Americans are actually ashamed of their president.

  5. On another note Africa needs to introspect and try to soberly reason why the American madman has the audacity to say that. Dont just start shouting; chill and reflect! This could be a call to address the way we think and do things. Look at genocides/ greediness/ corruption/ tribalism/ etc. Munochemei? Itai zvakanaka zvinepundutso mumunyadzise.

  6. Kuwiriranakwakanakakugarakunzwanana Garanewakohamandishe

    Comment…Pane vanhu vewhite kana black pasi pano? Donje ndiro jena/chena, uye tsito ndidzo nhema. Hayikona munhu akasikwa naMwari. Bodo ndaramba.

  7. He must not forget that it was slavery and stolen resources that were stolen by whites that made their countries rich. By the way America is for red Indians not whites. It does does not matter when it happened but the truth is they stole the land from the red Indians.

  8. I long noticed the blunder that Americans made by electing this political swindler, a womanizer who lacks moral character euphorically out of showmanship and flambloyance. This reality talk-show New yorker has no administrative skills to handle and execute the complexities of a Superpower nation.

  9. the madman of whitehouse

  10. True, Africa is a shithole, no one accused Robert of racism when he insulted the british and his selective eviction of white zimbabwean farmers from productive farms, does it mean you didn’t know the meaning of racism? Does it mean the word racism is only applicable when a white fella insults a black fella? After all Africa is truly a shithole, is zimbabwe any better than a shithole? A country without basics, no currency that’s being a shithole for shoooo, no money in banks, corruption tops, no job creation, looting, it’s a shithole admit the truth and fix it.

    1. Eeeh! Sharp, have you forgotten that the eviction of whites from farms was itself a fight against imperialism which cannot be divorced from racism? How did they acquire that land in the first place?

  11. They white people acquired the land the same way the Shona’s and Ndebele’s acquired it, you think shona’s, ndebele’s, nambya’s, kalanga’s etc were created in Zimbabwe? They all came from elsewhere and displaced who-ever was there at the time. The fact that they could not write to document their own history doesn’t mean they mushroomed from the earth, clear? I believe you are smarter than Robert and accept reality.

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