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More than half of Ghanaians say they are not aware of the upcoming December 2019 referendum on whether local government elections should be made partisan or remain non-partisan, a new Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, a new analysis from Afrobarometer shows. Read more
For the successful candidate, the position will be an opportunity to develop and implement creative communications strategies while learning about social science research, building international networks of media and policy actors, and helping to... Read more
African women trail behind men in access to digital information and communications technologies, and the gap may be widening, the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
New joiner: Mohamed Najib Ben Saad
Afrobarometer is pleased to announce that Mohamed Najib Ben Saad is joining the team as data quality officer. Read more
Only about half of Namibians rate the government’s land resettlement programme as effective, and more than four in 10 say land should be expropriated without compensation and given to the landless, a new Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
Two trailblazers in Africa’s business and public sectors have joined the board of directors of Afrobarometer, the organization announced Wednesday. Read more
About one in four African women – and even more African men – say wife-beating is at least sometimes justified, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. In some countries, up to seven in 10 citizens endorse domestic violence. Read more
African women lag behind men in ownership of assets and are substantially less likely to have decision-making power over household resources, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Chief executive officer
Candidate brief for the position of chief executive officer. Read more

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