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SOUTH AFRICA: Billionaire apologises for saying Africa loves Trump.

SOUTH AFRICA: Billionaire apologises for saying Africa loves Trump.

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A South African businessman who faced heavy criticism for saying that Africa loves US President Donald Trump apologised for his remarks, CGTN reports. Patrice Motsepe, a mining tycoon, made the remarks at a private dinner hosted by Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, earlier in January. “Africa loves America, Africa loves you and it’s very important for America to do well. We want you to do well and the success of America is the success of the world,” Motsepe was quoted by media outlets saying at the time. The statement, which angered many people, particularly Africans, went viral with detractors telling him that he was not the spokesman for the continent. South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had accused Motsepe of being dri...
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