Sunday morning and the world woke up to find that the just-ended Australian election was inconclusive with no party likely to emerge with an outright majority. At the moment, the current Prime Minister Julia Gillard is attempting to form a coalition government.
|Australian Prime Minister Ms. Julia Gillard (left) and her main contender Tony Abbott|
Hmmm Tony Abbott looks mysteriously like Tony Blair in this picture
Source: BBC Online
Interestingly, this outcome was very similar to the British election of 2010 that resulted in one of the strangest marriages between liberals and conservatives that the world has ever seen. Closer to home, the 2008 Ghana election was the closest in Ghanaian history and probably one of the closest in world history.