The African Union called off plans to demand an apology for Trump's "racist and xenophobic behavior"
The U.S. secretary of state stood up the head of the African Union last month, suggesting Africa is strategically unimportant for Trump's administration.
Improved trade links and an inside track on the Western Sahara issue are among the benefits.
The Ebola Crisis, inter-country conflicts and climate change are testing the AU.
Hundreds have been killed after renewed fighting in the capital Juba.
The North African country left the bloc in 1983 due to a row over Western Sahara.
The African Union wants to roll out the continental passport to millions of Africans.
AMISOM is expected to play a key role in securing Somalia from Al-Shabab.
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says that $50 billion leaves Africa illicitly each year.
The Al-Qaeda affiliate have ramped up their activities in Somalia in 2016.
Muhayadin Mohamed died in the Somali capital on Monday when his car exploded.
The Somali militants detonated a suicide car bomb at the military base near the Kenyan border.