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Request for Bids for an Afrobarometer National Partner in Algeria to Conduct an Afrobarometer Round 8 Survey. Read more
Trust and perceived corruption
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in the Gambia. Read more
Gyimah-Boadi, who retired as executive director of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) in February, is a former professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Ghana, Legon. Read more
Partisan preferences aside, having a woman as mayor of their capital city – a historic first – should suit Senegalese citizens just fine: Most of them say women should have the same chance as men to be elected to public office. Read more
Almost half of Gambians say the level of corruption in the country has decreased in the past 12 months, Afrobarometer’s maiden national survey in the Gambia shows. Read more
By Prof. E. Gyimah-Boadi, executive director and co-founder, Afrobarometer; Founder and former executive director, Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). Read more
Is Africa's democracy dying?
With presidents changing constitutions to stay in power and political opponents ending up behind bars, there's a popular belief that democracy in Africa is dying. But experts say there's actually a lot of good news. Read more
Sierra Leoneans are divided on whether dual citizens should be allowed to vote, a new national Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Liberia. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Liberia. Read more

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