ANALYSIS | Who can be higher for South Africa? Trump or Biden?


Whoever wins the US presidential election on three November, it is going to have an effect on US-SA relations. Francis Kornegay and John Stremlau break down what we should always count on, relying on whether or not it’s one other Trump presidency or if Joe Biden wins. 

On three November, Individuals head to the polls to decide on between Republican Donald Trump for a second time period or Democrat Joe Biden. 

Early voting is presently underway in 25 states and in keeping with Enterprise Insider, Democrats so far hold the early advantage from the early mail-in-ballots which have been solid up to now. In response to Reuters, more than 30 million Americans have already cast their ballots. The information company mentioned that quantity represents greater than one-fifth of all votes solid within the 2016 election. 

Extra US residents are anticipated to reap the benefits of early voting as extra states open up voting centres for individuals who need to keep away from publicity to the Covid-19 pandemic on voting day. 

The Guardian experiences that Biden is presently main Trump within the nationwide polls. Nevertheless, this doesn’t imply that he’s assured a victory. In 2016, Hillary Clinton was forward of Trump all through her marketing campaign, however misplaced on the Electoral School. 

Whichever of the 2 candidates wins, it is going to have an effect of US-SA relations. 

The Institute for World Dialogue’s Francis Kornegay breaks down why Trump’s disregard for Africa would possibly change if he will get one other time period, whereas Wits’ College’s John Stremlau writes that there are three main crises that Biden must deal with ought to he get to be president. He additional writes that, if Biden does win, there will likely be optimistic secondary results for South Africa and the remainder of the continent.

To learn extra of Kornegay’s and Stremlau’s evaluation click on on the hyperlinks beneath. 

Trump or Biden? What’s in store for US-SA relations post-election 2020?

Donald Trump’s disregard for Africa would possibly change if he wins one other time period as president of the USA. Francis Kornegay breaks down why. 

A Biden win would be good for Africa

If Joe Biden wins the US presidential election, he faces a tricky problem forward of him, however his victory will likely be factor for Africa, writes John Stremlau. 


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