Donald Trump shocks the world in historical US election lead

Donald Trump shocks the world in historical US election lead

Republican candidate, Donald Trump is taking a terrific and historic lead over Hillary Clinton in the key swing states that determines the keys to the White House.

Donald Trump shocks the world in historical US election lead

Donald Trump and his family anxiously watch on as the results come in

The unprecedented lead follows mind blowing lead in swing states as Florida, Ohio, Iowa and North Carolina as Hilary Clinton trailed behind.

The US election which strictly determined on the electoral votes where a candidate is bound to securing the magic number of 270 of the 538 electoral college votes in order to be declared president of the United States.

Donald Trump shocks the world in historical US election lead

Supporters of Hilary Clinton shed tears as they see their candidate go down

Donald Trump inches closer to making this target a reality with 244 electoral votes as against Hilary Clinton with 215 electoral votes.

What a Trump presidency means for Ghana, Africa

One of the many things that hang in the balance and faces possible cancellation in the Trump government is African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA). The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a United States Trade Act, enacted on 18 May 2000 as Public Law 106 of the 200th Congress. AGOA has since been renewed to 2025. The legislation significantly enhances market access to the US for qualifying Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries.

Through it, Ghana has exported millions of dollars of products to the USA, and been able to import products from the USA in return.

The US has stated cocoa and cashew exports from Ghana to the US went up by 300 percent within a period of 13 years under the AGOA initiative, which would have had huge impacts through Ghana. Unlike NAFTA or the Trans-Pacific Partnership, AGOA has not been a campaign issue. Trump would gain little by removing trade benefits from all African countries.

Will a victory for Donald Trump mean Nana Addo may be Ghana's next president?

Donald Trump shocks the world in historical US election lead

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