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Poorer people in Africa face higher hurdles to access to justice By Carolyn Logan, deputy director of Afrobarometer and associate professor of political science at Michigan State University. Read more
Carolyn Logan - Afrobarometer
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Why opposition parties in southern Africa struggle to win power By Rorisang Lekalake. Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Sciences Research (CSSR)/Afrobarometer Assistant Project Manager for Southern Africa, University of Cape Town. Read more
Rorisang Lekalake
A day in the life of Afrobarometer's communications coordinator for Southern Africa By Sibusiso Nkomo, Afrobarometer's communications coordinator for Southern Africa Read more
A statue of Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo.
How The Gambia is testing West Africa’s resolve to protect democracy By Peter Penar. He is a researcher for Afrobarometer and a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. Read more
Peter Penar
Here’s how the Ebola outbreak shaped citizens’ opinions of Liberia’s government Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne
What will Ghanaians expect from their new president? Sarah Brierley and George Ofosu are doctoral candidates in political science at UCLA. Read more
Only 7 percent of citizens in this African country feel free to join political organizations Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne
The poor are more vulnerable to bribery in Africa. Here’s why. Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne

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