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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.

 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.

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

Ugandans overwhelmingly favour age limit for president.

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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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