Zambia’s new president will have to balance austerity and the high expectations of the many unemployed young people and struggling people who voted for him.
Alarmingly for the Morrison government, the public has well and truly registered its lack of action on climate change.
Concerns about socioeconomic well-being were the main reason why people voted for a certain political party.
Ramaphosa will be eager to communicate his position that no one should be above scrutiny and that all parts of society,should be examined by the Commission.
Queensland was a smoking ruin for federal Labor in 2019. As we head towards a possible election later this year, the sunshine state presents a big challenge — and opportunity — for Anthony Albanese.
In both countries, neglect and misinformation at the highest levels of government led to undue tragedy.
Leaders need to focus on minimizing the COVID-19 harm to both lives and livelihoods if they’re to win support from the electorate.
Research and a recent campaign rally show how political leaders’ rhetoric can shape risk perceptions among their loyal followers.
States have been experimenting with more targeted approaches to slow the coronavirus’s spread. Two strategies stand out.
William Cooper was in his 70s when he began a remarkable political campaign, pushing for Indigenous rights and recognition.
The gap between the continent’s most democratic and authoritarian regions is likely to continue to grow.
The government was initially praised for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic but powerful interests could now be pushing its containment plans off course
A desperate opposition turns to a divisive but determined veteran to rescue its fortunes. But will her old-school politics be enough to combat the ‘Jacinda effect’?
This morning the National Party’s new leader of just 53 days, Todd Muller, shocked everyone by resigning his position – ten weeks before facing off against Jacinda Ardern in the NZ election.
New research shows that, contrary to popular belief, young people are anxious about the impact of coronavirus on their own lives and on their communities.
Self-belief is an obvious given for anyone aspiring to political leadership. But there are ten other qualities that distinguish the most successful leaders from the rest.
Some lessons from leadership theory for anyone aspiring to sit on the Iron Throne.
A toxic mix of wishful thinking, brinksmanship, finger-pointing, and fatalism in July 1914 bear similarities to Brexit.
Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency to combat rape and sexual violence.
Faced with an intractable problem, bravery is needed. Instead, the only thing on offer is playground politics.