What a Trump or Hillary Clinton presidency would mean for Africa

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after a press conference at the Trump Tower on May 31, 2016 in New York. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Whoever is elected in November will determine America’s foreign policy generally and her approach to Africa specifically.
  • Trump has proposed radical moves, including limiting the number of Muslims allowed into the US and building a wall on the border with Mexico to stem the flow of illegal immigrants from Latin America.
  • Trump has promised to check Chinese dominance in manufacturing and accuses Beijing of devaluing the Yuan.

Flagbearers of the two main parties in the US presidential election are now known, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and billionaire Donald Trump being presumptive nominees for the Democrats and Republicans respectively.

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