Under the Trump administration Africa is only likely to matter in the fight against terrorism and in providing American companies with opportunities.
The state of Hawaii says its universities and tourist economy would be harmed by the restrictions on travel
Some career government lawyers, who are not political appointees and normally do not resign in power shifts, have also resigned to oppose Trump.
On Monday, Nigerian citizens were warned against non-essential travel to the US.
Lungu is a recent addition to the list of state leaders clamping down on press freedom across the world.
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US President Donald Trump stamped his inaugural speech with the promise of ‘America First’ – a slogan with an ominous past.
From a democratic perspective nobody can, in all honesty, be satisfied with the process that now results in the inauguration of Donald Trump.
If Donald Trump forsakes President Barack Obama's US climate agreements, the resultant global warming will wreak havoc on the continent.
Americans’ ignorance about Africa persists despite efforts by presidents Kennedy and Obama to forge stronger ties with the continent.
Besides worries that Donald Trump might not make Africa a priority of his presidency, his temperament and views bode ill for democracy in Africa
In patron states, the same US-sponsored resources used to combat terrorism have also been employed against its detractors.
The world needs great leaders who thrive on making a positive difference to people’s lives and not on festering fear and war mongering.
If Zimbabwe serves as an example of the way the US will go, Americans should be very afraid.
The discourse of “othering” has been gaining traction in national and global politics.
As Francis Fukuyama said: "Populism is a label placed by elites on policies that ordinary people like but that they don’t like."
Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has said that he would be making his "WOLEXIT" the day president-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated in 2017.
'Trump is also unlikely to have any tolerance for the idea that the African diaspora is part of the “sixth region” of Africa.'
Supporters seemed excited that Donald Trump would be able to "shame and send liberals into hiding", heralding the win as "good for Zimbabwe".