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Graph: Trust in opposition parties | by lived poverty, education, age, gender, and urban-rural residence | Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe | 2014/2015
Still no alternative?

Popular views of the opposition in Southern Africa’s one-party dominant countries.

Learn more in Policy Paper 38.

Graph: Should women have the same chance of being elected as men? | by region | 36 countries | 2014/2015
A fair chance?

Weak support, limited participation hinder women’s political leadership in North Africa.

More in Dispatch no. 131.


Infographic: Do Africans still want democracy?
Do Africans still want democracy?

Dip in Africa’s demand for democracy – warning sign of democratic recession?

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Freedom of association in Africa
Freedom of association in Africa

After 50 years, freedom of association is firmly established, though far from absolute, in Africa

More in dispatch 128.

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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