Donald Trump has denied making such utterances.
Lawmakers and the White House are seeking a deal that would prevent the deportation of young immigrants known as Dreamers who under President Obama could apply for permission to work and stay in the United States legally.
Mushikiwabo had accompanied multiple delegates to meet President Paul Kagame at his office in Village Urugwiro. Indeed Corruption kills", underlined the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, in the introductory chapter of the concept note on the African Union (AU) theme of the year 2018: "Winning the Fight against Corruption: "A Sustainable Path to Africa's Transformation".
South Africa has protested to the U.S. embassy in Pretoria about reported remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from "shithole" countries.
Meanwhile government of Botswana has summoned the USA ambassador of its country to express its displeasure at the comments and asked the ambassador to clarify if Botswana "is regarded as a "shithole" country" in lieu of the alleged comments from President Trump.More news: Bernard Tomic slide continues with Australian Open failure
The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's vulgar statement.
Speaking to Chinese news agency Xinhua, Abebe Ayente, senior researcher at Ethiopian Foreign Relations Strategic Studies (EFRSS), a local think tank, said the comments of US President will further reduce the influence of United States on the global stage.
The statement was immediately shared by Former US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power on her Twitter handle saying it was unusual to see Africa come together against a US statement.
Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports of Mr. Trump's remarks.
Several other African officials had expressed shock of trump remarks.More news: Dark Souls Remastered CONFIRMED: Nintendo Switch release revealed in Nintendo Direct
"There is a serious need for dialogue between the US Administration and the African countries".
"First stop would be Osu Castle, Elmina Castle, and the over 40 Forts that detained about 30 million slaves, beaten and shipped out like sardine cans and then I will tell you the history of Africa and why people like you made that a "s***hole" continent".
"Please don't confuse the #s***hole leaders we Africans elect with our handsome continent ..." The opinion of others do not define Africa.
He quoted Prof Philip Alston as saying: "In Alabama, I saw various houses in rural areas that were surrounded by cesspools of sewage that flowed out of broken or non-existent septic systems".More news: English Premier League Wrap 13 January 2018