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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, is greeted by Ethiopia Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu, right, and other officials, as he arrives to begin a six-day trip in Africa, after landing at Addis Ababa International Airport, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, is greeted by Ethiopia Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu, right, and other officials, as he arrives to begin a six-day trip in Africa, after landing at Addis Ababa International Airport, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

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Tillerson aims to show US cares despite Trump's Africa slur

President Donald Trump hasn't spoken much about Africa, and what he's said has been far from flattering. It falls to his top diplomat, on his first official visit to the continent, to show the United States still cares.