There has been a general backsliding of democracy around the world in the last decade. However, this year’s Zambian presidential election has brought some hope that this trend can be reversed. President-elect Hakainde Hichilema defeated incumbent Edgar Lungu in the face of a variety of obstacles and an increasingly authoritarian administration. Background and slide towards autocracy Landlocked in southern Africa, Zambia was once hailed as an example for other African countries after long-time President Kenneth Kaunda stepped down after 27 years to allow multi party elections. It achieved relative stability and a strong economy resulting in a surge on investor…
Author: Max Woods
Talk of a United Ireland has been on the rise in recent months, but how likely is it? There are a many of variables and obstacles to examine.
The United Kingdom‘s Local Elections are taking place on the May 6, 2021. Elections will be contested in England, Scotland, and Wales.
With just one month until the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election, the SNP hopes to gather support for another referendum on independence.