for subscribers

Ralph Mathekga | The Trump Hollywood script: When truth is stranger than fiction

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Donald Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Donald Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump has most definitely given Hollywood several ideas to craft into scripts over his four years in office, writes Ralph Mathekga. 

Americans have just experienced an intense test on their democracy which culminated in the most historic and controversial election to be experienced by the United States in recent years.

Never before has an American presidential candidate gone into the elections armed with a strategy which involves denying defeat, possibly throwing one of the oldest democracies into disrepute.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Will you continue to use WhatsApp following the company announcing a change terms of service which would force users to share personal data?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, the terms of service do not bother me enough to switch
53% - 8247 votes
No, I will be switching over to a new service
43% - 6789 votes
I've never used WhatsApp
4% - 618 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
14.99
(+0.94)
ZAR/GBP
20.43
(+0.70)
ZAR/EUR
18.17
(+0.65)
ZAR/AUD
11.53
(+0.92)
ZAR/JPY
0.14
(+1.21)
Gold
1839.70
(+0.19)
Silver
25.17
(+0.80)
Platinum
1083.00
(-0.23)
Brent Crude
54.74
(-0.64)
Palladium
2360.50
(0.00)
All Share
63603.26
(-0.17)
Top 40
58358.85
(-0.32)
Financial 15
12017.40
(+0.95)
Industrial 25
85061.23
(+0.29)
Resource 10
62265.14
(-1.51)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo