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Nigeria hits the polls

With 73 million able to vote and 120,000 polling stations nationwide, Africa’s largest democracy braced itself for what was seen as its biggest election...

Zimbabwe’s Presidential Election

Even by post-colonial standards, Zimbabwe is a young country. Prior to 1980, the region was known as Southern Rhodesia after the British colonist Cecil...

What is so great about Russia’s Vladimir Putin?

Vladimir Putin is set to lead Russia for another six years after securing 73.9% of the vote in Sunday’s presidential election. Yes, the same...

New Zealand’s Youngest Female Prime Minister Sets a Precedent

She discovered she was prime minister the same way we all did: perched on the edge of her couch with a pie in the...

Thank Corbyn for the Youth’s Political Resurrection, not Tuition Fee Promises.

Thursday 8th June 2017. Was this the day that the youth made their voices heard within the political world? Was this the first time...

Election 2017: what do the students think?

It has often been claimed that both the apathy of young voters is partially to blame for recent political events, and that our voice...

Snap Election 2017- the round up

On Tuesday morning, the Prime Minister announced that she would be calling for an early General Election to take place on the 8th of...

Making sense of the Northern Ireland Assembly Election

With the unpredictable political landscapes of the US and the UK looming in the background, the people of Northern Ireland desperately need a government...

Trump’s victory – the domestic reaction

Texas Texas’ polls saw a ten-point margin afforded to President-Elect Trump this past Tuesday, when he won 53% of the conservative state’s votes, compared to...

Not another vote: is it time for another election?

Even before her accession to Prime Minister, a question dogged Theresa May: would she call an early general election? Under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act...