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By Rorisang Lekalake, Afrobarometer's assistant project manager for Southern Africa, based at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more
Rorisang Lekalake
Almost half of Africans go without enough clean water for home use, and a majority have to leave their compounds in order to access water, according to new findings from Afrobarometer. Read more
Les coupures d’électricité rotatives peuvent défrayer la chronique; l’absence complète d'infrastructures électriques pas souvent. Tous ces deux phénomènes découlent du déficit en énergie électrique de l'Afrique, un obstacle important au... Read more
While more Africans live within reach of an electric grid than a decade ago, only four in 10 enjoy a reliable power supply, according to new survey findings from Afrobarometer. In some countries, that proportion is four in 100. Read more
Résultats du 6ème Round d’Afrobaromètre en Guinée. Read more
Les Guinéens décrivent très mal leurs conditions de vie actuelle
La majorité des Guinéens perçoivent leurs conditions de vie comme mauvaises, même si les proportions de ceux qui ont manqué de nourriture, de combustible pour la cuisson des repas, et de soins médicaux ont baissée depuis 2013, selon la récente enquête d’... Read more
Les résultats de la récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre en Guinée indiquent que la moitié des Guinéens (51%) déclarent qu’ils sont « plutôt intéressés » ou « très intéressés » par les affaires politiques. Read more
By Boniface Dulani, senior lecturer in the Department of Political and Administrative Studies at the University of Malawi and Afrobarometer’s operations manager for fieldwork. Read more
Boni Dulani
Contrary to common portrayals, Africans express high degrees of tolerance for people from different ethnic groups, people of different religions, immigrants, and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), newly released Afrobarometer survey findings show. Read more
Tolerance in Africa
Latest pan-African results on tolerance in 33 African countries surveyed in 2014 and 2015. Read more