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Most Tanzanians say corruption has decreased over the past year, a sharp reversal of public perceptions just three years ago, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Popular perceptions of corruption in Tanzania’s public institutions have declined significantly, including for four agencies that are key to the fight against corruption: the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), the Prevention and Combating Corruption... Read more
Afrobarometer November 2017 highlights
November 2017 highlights from across the network. Read more
A majority of Ghanaians support the government’s efforts to clamp down on illegal small-scale mining, popularly known as “galamsey,” a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
A majority of Ghanaians demand stiff punishment for corrupt public officials, including jail time, restitution of stolen funds, and public shaming, according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Media Indaba Africa
Media Party Africa 2016 (now called Media Indaba Africa) brings together over 300 hacktivists and data journalists from 36 cities around the world for three days of knowledge sharing and project creation. Read more
Majority of Batswana support media freedom
By a 2-to-1 margin, Batswana support the freedom of the media to publish without government interference, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey. Read more
Fear, freedom, and security in Uganda
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey. Read more
More Ugandans say they prefer democracy over any other system, but fewer are satisfied with the way their democracy is actually working, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more

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