Most Americans lied to pollsters, or at the very least remained numb on all issues relating to the elections, writes Oscar van Heerden.
The high days of liberal capitalism are over: it's a dangerous new world, writes Patrick Cockburn.
Here are some of the policies Americans voted for, whether they like them or not, writes Tim Walker.
The right (ideologically) and the wrong are winning our world, and we are entirely to blame, says Carla Bernardo.
It may seem like second nature, but many fail to heed or simply don't understand the rules of the road.
Donald Trump's victory has left open the biggest question of all: What kind of president will he be? says Dan Balz.
Ben Judah says that racial anxiety is deep in white America. Now Donald Trump has weaponised it.
For the rest of us, it hardly matters but under Trump the US will at least get to be intimate with itself, says Azad Essa.
How much of the territory lost over recent years can the Democratic Party reclaim? David Usborne takes a look...
Political opponents, radical university students and his own party's establishment smell the blood, writes Patrick Bond.
Murray Williams says Elon Musk's key success factor was not his intellect, but his resilience and determination.
Theresa Ahearn was with Hillary Clinton. But now she's voting for Donald Trump.
Muhsin Ertugral took full responsibility and quit after Pirates' humiliation, a lesson in accountability that SA leaders ...
At the bottom of the deceit is the electoral system which allows party leaders to hand-pick who is appointed as MPs, MPLs ...
Forget the much-punted lie that "I want my day in court". Zuma is just not predisposed to answering questions, writes Don Makatile.