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Aleksandar Vučić on course to be elected President today

Serbia goes to the polls today to vote in their presidential election. The result is almost certainly to be decided in a first round with current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić […]

Francisco Guterres elected President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres of the left-wing Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) has won the presidential election in the first round in East Timor. Guterres, who was beaten by […]

President elected for a second term

Hungary’s parliament re-elected János Áder to serve a second term as president of the country yesterday. Áder received 131 votes to 39 votes for the Independent candidate László Majtényi in […]

Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected Federal President

Germany’s Federal Assembly has elected former Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Frank-Walter Steinmeier to replace Joachim Gauck as the new president of Germany in an indirect election. Steinmeier will take […]

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed elected President

Somalia held its presidential election yesterday in an indirect election in parliament and elected former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as its new President. He beat off 20 other contenders […]

Full text of Inaugural Address

Below is the full text of President Donald Trump’s inaugural address, as published on the White House website. “The Inaugural Address Remarks of President Donald J. Trump – As Prepared […]

The Trump Cabinet

The Republican candidate who won the presidential election last November, Donald Trump, is to be inaugurated as America’s 45th President. He has announced most members of his Cabinet, all of […]

Adama Barrow sworn in as new President of The Gambia

The Gambia got a new president yesterday when Adama Barrow, the surprise winner of the presidential election in December last year, was sworn in at a ceremony in the Gambian […]

Nana Akufo-Addo inaugural speech full text

On Saturday Nana Akufo-Addo was inaugurated as Ghana’s new President. Below is the full text of his inauguration speech. “Mr. Speaker, the Ghanaian people give thanks to Almighty God, for […]

Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected President

Uzbekistan’s Central Election Commission has confirmed that Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won the presidential election held on Sunday. Mirziyoyev of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party took 88.61% of the […]

Donald Trump elected President of the United States of America

Although a few states are still to declare all of the major news networks are saying that the Republican candidate Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of […]

Michel Aoun elected President of Lebanon

After 46 attempts stretching back to 23rd April 2014 the Lebanese parliament has finally elected a new President. Michel Aoun, a Maronite Christian of the centre-right Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) […]

Park hit by political crisis fights for her Presidency

South Korea is currently in the grips of a political scandal. It has emerged that a friend of President Park Geun-hye has been advising her and had been privy to […]

Presidential 2016

An election has been announced for 1 November 2016. Results will be published here.

Kersti Kaljulaid elected President of Estonia

Estonia’s parliament has elected Kersti Kaljulaid as the country’s new President. She won the vote earlier this week by 81 – 0 with 3 abstentions and 17 blank votes. The […]

Danny Faure to become President on 16th October

President James Michel has announced that he is to step down from office on 16th October and hand over to his Vice-President Danny Faure. In April this year Seychelles parliament […]

Temer takes over as Rousseff is impeached

The final stages of the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff were played out yesterday. A total of 61 of 81 Senators voted to impeach the former president in a process […]

Zambians vote for President and Parliament today

A total of 6,698,372 registered voters will be voting today in Zambia to elect a new president, National Assembly and also to vote in a constitutional referendum. In the referendum […]

Evaristo Carvalho elected President

Former Prime Minister Evaristo Carvalho has been elected president of São Tomé and Príncipe in the second round runoff although his opponent, incumbent President Manuel Pinto da Costa, had withdrawn […]

Syrian President names new Cabinet

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has issued Decree No. 203 which announces the formation of the new government following elections which took place in government controlled areas on 13th April. The […]

Full text of Rodrigo Duterte inauguration speech

The new president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has been sworn into office. Below is the full text of his inaugural speech as published by the Presidential Communications Operations Office: […]

Guðni Jóhannesson elected President of Iceland

Dr. Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson appears to have an unassailable lead in the presidential election and has been declared the winner. With more than two thirds of the vote counted Dr. […]

President Tsai Ing-wen’s inaugural speech

Tsai Ing-wen has been sworn in as the new President of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Tsai Ing-wen was elected on 16th January along with her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) […]

Azali Assoumani is the new President of Comoros

Azali Assoumani has been elected as the new President. The first round of the presidential election was held on 21st February when residents of Gran Comore selected three candidates for […]

Dominican Republic goes to the polls

The people of the Dominican Republic will go to the polls today to vote for a new president, vice-president, the National Congress which includes the 32 seats in the upper […]