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Amid growing concerns about government restrictions on media freedom, Africans overwhelmingly support an independent media that holds government accountable, according to new survey findings from Afrobarometer. Read more
How much progress has South Africa made since '94? Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 surveys in South Africa. Read more
Considering the barrage of bad economic news to which South Africans have been subjected, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of 2015 Afrobarometer survey findings on the economy is that on a personal level, citizens seem to be doing slightly better. Read more
Since South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy in 1994, the government’s development plans have focused on redressing racial inequalities in socioeconomic outcomes. Read more
South Africans report racial discrimination by employers and courts
April 15 marked the 20th anniversary of the first hearings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which sought “to provide for the investigation and the establishment of as complete a picture as possible of the nature, causes and extent of... Read more
Afrobarometer release on the economy, political system, and discrimination. Read more
Résultats du 6ème tour d’Afrobaromètre. Read more
Selon la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre au Sénégal, la proportion de citoyens confrontés aux manques de nourriture, d’eau potable, de soins médicaux, et de combustible pour la cuisson a baissé alors que ceux qui manquent de revenu monétaire reste... Read more
Almost half of Africans go without needed health care, and one in seven have to pay bribes to obtain needed care, according to new findings from Afrobarometer. Read more

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