- Trump is going to be intolerant and disinterested in issues around the domestic politics of African countries
- African leaders will have to be careful about how they manage their relationships with China and the U.S.
Peter Vale is a Professor of Humanities and the Director of the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS), University of Johannesburg. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation.
(CNN)Africa is likely to slide down the list of foreign policy priorities of a Donald Trump administration. This is because America's foreign policy is determined by both domestic and foreign issues.