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Most Ghanaians endorse the rule of law and the legitimacy of key state enforcement bodies, a recent Afrobarometer survey reveals. Read more
More than eight in 10 Ugandans (82%) say it is “never” justified for men to beat their wives, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
By Robert Mattes; a Professor of politics at Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Originally from the United States, he spent the past 25 years researching and teaching in South Africa before moving to Strathclyde in 2016. In 2016 he was visiting research... Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Tanzania. Read more
Most Tanzanians believe the country is going in the right direction and the government is doing well in handling the economy. Read more
Almost half of Nigerians say men make better leaders and should be elected rather than women, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Thursday, March 8, 2018, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) celebrates women for their immeasurable contribution to the social, economic, cultural, and political development of Ghana. Read more
Afrobarometer February 2018 highlights
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Evidence from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Ghana. Read more
Most Ghanaians want a voice in choosing their metropolitan, municipal, and district chief executives (MMDCEs), a recent Afrobarometer survey reveals. Support for elected rather than appointed MMDCEs is strong across regions, demographic groups, and major... Read more