Why Donald Trump’s win is bad for Africa

TRUMP

 

By  Visiting Professor of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. AfricaOracle is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation."

 

African governments are understandably concerned about how Donald Trump’s surprise election as the 45th president of the United States might affect their interests.

Zuma’s refusal to quit puts South Africa’s economy on an even weaker footing

Zuma

 

By  Lecturer and PhD Candidate, Department of Political & Conflict Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. AfricaOracle is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation."

 

The UK won’t easily find post-Brexit trade partners in the Commonwealth

brexit commenweath

By  Full time faculty, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. AfricaOracle is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation."

 

Since the so-called Brexit, there has been a resurgence in the importance of the Commonwealth to the UK. This comes as the country begins to seek direct trade relationships with the outside world while it prepares to leave the European Union (EU).

AFC to host Africa's most critical infrastructure summit

AFC LIVE

 

 

 

 

Andrew ali

Andrew Alli, AFC President and CEO

 

AfricaOracle, 23 November 2016

 

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will host what is being billed as the continent's most critical summit on African infrastructure in Abuja, Nigeria, on 27-28 March 2017. 

Trump’s rise: African-American politicians must lead on Africa’s affairs

Africa affair

By  Associate Professor of African History, Temple University.  The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. AfricaOracle is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation."

 

A Donald Trump presidency has grave implications for US relations with Africa. His meteoric political ascension ushers in an era of right-wing domestic extremism and international disregard

Newsletter Sign Up

 

Twitter Feed

Upcoming Events