Word has been swirling about the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump. An intelligence whistleblower complaint has been put forward accusing Trump of ‘soliciting interference’ in the 2020 election from Ukraine. Now, Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives have launched an impeachment inquiry.
Claire Dujardin, MSc International Politics September and October have been politically intense months for Tunisians. They were expected to vote on three different occasions: 15 September for the presidential election; 6 October for the legislative election; and 13 October to choose between two presidential candidates in the second round of the elections. The death of […]
In the aftermath of the recent protests, Egypt is undergoing the biggest wave of arrests under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s rule. Over 3000 people have been detained In the past three weeks. While the demonstrations came as a shock for the Egyptian government, their harsh oppression has ended the short-lived political movement, at least for now.
Hopes that the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, can bring about economic renewal to the south African nation are dwindling after the country’s annual inflation reached nearly 300% in August, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Gabriel Huland, PhD Media Studies At the end of April, the Brazilian government announced it would freeze 30% of the 2019 national universities budget as part of an austerity plan to reduce public spending. The cuts totalise BRL2 billion (U$500 million) and will affect discretionary spending in all 63 federal universities in the country. The […]
Zahra Banday, BA English TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains graphic descriptions of sexual abuse and violence. In February of 2017 around one hundred children tried to escape Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción, a state-run orphanage in Guatemala, but officials soon found them, rounded them up and took them back to the shelter. They proceeded […]