By Yinka Adegoke*
If there’s one thing everyone—big investors, economists, political analysts, small and large businesses, even ordinary families—has in common, it is a fear of uncertainty. It’s one of many overwhelming feelings after the election of Donald Trump to be president of the United States.
On the negative side, African trade with the US will likely suffer. Young Africans with hopes of moving to the US for study or work are in little doubt that they’ll be a lot less welcome. More immediately, others worry that the continent’s more repressive leaders will feel emboldened. Some of the earliest congratulations for Trump came from some of Africa’s strongmen and populist leaders.