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A half-century after the United Nations formalized the freedoms of assembly and association, eight out of 10 Africans feel at least “somewhat free” to join any political organisation they want, a new Afrobarometer report shows. Read more
Afrobarometer November highlights
Afrobarometer November highlights Read more
Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne
Do you know what Africans think?
The Afrobarometer story. Read more
By Robert Mattes and Michael Bratton. Robert Mattes is a professor in the department of political studies and director of the Democracy in Africa Research Unit in the Center for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town. Michael Bratton is... Read more
Robert Mattes
Do Africans still want democracy?
Global release of report on democracy in Africa. Read more
A decade-long upward trend in African citizens’ demand for democracy has ended with a downward turn since 2012, according to a new Afrobarometer analysis. Read more
By Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Acting Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in October 2016 and currently serves as the Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's Ibrahim... Read more
Afrobarometer October highlights
October update - 2016. Read more