Donald Trump has shocked America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.
In a heavily contested election, the Republican mogul defeated his Democratic rival, plunging global markets into turmoil.
During a two-year campaign that sided at America’s democratic fabric, the bombastic tycoon pledged to deport illegal immigrants, ban Muslims from the country and tear up free trade deals.
America’s white majority voted in Trump and expected him to under the Barack Obama’s eight years Leadership.
Trump, a businessman turned TV star and now a politician that has never before held elected office.
The results of the election have seen a global market sell-off, with stocks plunging across Asia and Europe and billions being wiped off the value of investments, government experience and in recent years has spent as much time running beauty pageants and starring in reality television as he had built his property empire, Trump at 70 will be the oldest man to ever become president
Donald Trump effort appears to have bore fruit and succeeding America’s first black president as a candidate who received the endorsements and unacknowledged by likes of the supremacist Ku Klux Kla.
This year has seen a shock as from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union to the rise of far-right populists and nationalists in continental Europe, opposition to open trade and social and racial tensions are on the rise.