During a luncheon at the United Nations on Wednesday, President Donald Trump reportedly told African leaders that he has "so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich."
"Africa has tremendous business potential," the president said.
Trump: "Africa has tremendous business potential. I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich" https://t.co/UrQCwG8HuU
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) September 20, 2017
He later referred to the non-existent country of "Nambia" when discussing health crises on the continent. It is unclear if Trump was referring to Namibia or Zambia. There is no country called Nambia.
Trump, at a lunch with African leaders, refers to the non-existent country of "Nambia." pic.twitter.com/N8megnC1Xi
— David Mack (@davidmackau) September 20, 2017