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Biden’s unravelling Trump’s ‘America First’ may offer Africa a reprieve

The 46th president of the United States is ushering in a new foreign policy based on multilateralism

The US election problem is over, but the coronavirus lingers

Ending the lockdown is a policy both Trump and Biden voters could agree on

A Biden win isn’t necessarily a win for the rest of us

Much like there was an overwhelming euphoria that gripped many Zimbabweans when they finally said asante sana to Robert Mugabe, Trump’s removal won’t change the colour of America’s fabric too drastically

America’s democracy is broken. What does that mean for us?

Many African countries modelled their political system on the United States. But given the flaws in the model, it may be time to reconsider

A Q&A with a historian of presidential polls

W. Joseph Campbell provides a critical perspective on 2020’s election polling

Note from the pros: Grab them by the purse strings

Some handy tips for the American president-elect from the people in the know.

‘Not my president!’

Disappointed United States demonstrators protested Donald Trump's victory.

From aid to trade, turbulence awaits

As Trump takes the US’s gaze inward, Africa could be rocked by loss of market access and healthcare funding

Editorial: Not everyone in US is mad

Only a quarter of the US’s active citizenry supports president-elect Trump, and many may do so only provisionally.

As controversy around their candidate continues, Dump-Trump Republicans mull Clinton

The Republican nominee carries on stumbling from one gaffe to another and high-profile party officials are defecting.

Hiccup for Hillary as cracks show

She may seem the most electable Democratic hopeful, but can voters be persuaded to trust her?

Right-wing US states feel the Bern

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says there is no reason for the Democrats to give up on Republican strongholds.

Donald can trump other campaign ads on TV

Trump enjoys key advantages under federal communications law, which gives his campaigns special privileges over all other potential TV advertisers.

Two conventions, two Americas. Seldom has the divide been greater

Witnessing both conferences is to see anger from the Republicans and abiding hope from the Democrats.

Marco Rubio vs Julian Castro: The battle for 50m Hispanic votes

Democrat mayor and Republican senator symbolise the divide between left and right in the Hispanic demographic.

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