Speaking before a group of African leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday, President Donald Trump cited the latest developments in Nambia’s health system. The trouble is, Nambia does not exist.
“In Guinea and Nigeria, you engage a horrifying Ebola outbreak, Trump said. “Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient.”
Trump, at a lunch with African leaders, refers to the non-existent country of “Nambia.” pic.twitter.com/ N8megnC1Xi
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Trump likely propose Namibia, which does exist. The chairperson delivered his observes during a lunch participating in captains from Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea, Senegal, Namibia, and Uganda.
Unlike various other countries in Western africa last year, Namibia was saved the fatal Ebola outbreak in 2016 that justification pervasive terror, including in the United States. Given Ebola outbreaks in other African countries, Namibia boosted its health care system to prepare for possible infections in the southwestern African nation.
Trump began his speech before the African leaders by touting the financial capacity in African societies, saying that “so many” of his friends are “going to your countries trying to get rich.”
“Africa has great business capability, ” Trump said. “I have so many friends going to your own country trying to get rich, I congratulate you. They are spending a lot of money. But it does, it has tremendous business potential.”