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Image by Africa Renewal via Flickr: Girls in a classroom in Liberia
War is bad for democracy

Disrupted schooling leaves Liberian generation low on job prospects and democratic faith.

More in Working Paper 175.

Graph: Popular assessments of local government service delivery | South Africa  | 2011
Public service delivery in South Africa

Councillors and citizens are critical links in overcoming persistent inequities.

More in Policy Paper 42.

Popular views on presidential age limit | Uganda | 2017
How old is too old?

Ugandans overwhelmingly favour age limit for president.

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 Does membership in social networks help people rise to top positions in the public sector? | Cameroon | 2015
Perceived patronage

Do secret-society, ethnic, and regional links boost public-sector careers in Cameroon?

More in Dispatch 162.

Image by UN Photo on Flickr: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0: Burial teams of volunteers in Guinea, wearing full personal protective equipment and working in teams of seven, desinfects themselves after carrying the body of a 40 year-old woman who died from Ebola virus and will be transported from the MSF Treatment Center at Donka Hospital to the Conakry Cemetary for a safe burial.
Disease and disengagement

Ebola decreased political participation in Sierra Leone

More in Working Paper 174.

About Afrobarometer

Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in more than 35 countries in Africa.

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Afrobarometer director receives MLK Award for Peace and Social Justice
Afrobarometer director receives MLK Award for Peace and Social Justice

Prof. Gyimah-Boadi honoured for advancing democracy, good governance, and economic opportunity.

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