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Afrobarometer Network Data Manager
The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa seeks to hire a Network Data Manager for Afrobarometer’s UCT-based Data Management team. Afrobarometer conducts public attitude surveys in approximately 35 African countries,... Read more
By Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz; associate professor of political science at Michigan State University and editor of the Afrobarometer Working Papers series. Read more
Afrobarometer April 2019
April 2019 highlights. Read more
By Eyram Bashan; veteran Ghanaian journalist with extensive experience in managing legacy and new media. She is the founder of OctoComm Global, a media advocacy and training foundation. Read more
Across Africa, popular support for media freedom has dropped to below half of adults, according to new Afrobarometer findings from across the continent. Read more
Afrobarometer Executive Director E. Gyimah-Boadi has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Read more
Mass protests demanding political change in Sudan are consistent with democratic aspirations and dissatisfactions of a majority of the population, Afrobarometer public-opinion survey findings show. Read more
By K. Riva Levinson, president and CEO of KRL International LLC, a D.C.-based consultancy that works in the world’s emerging markets, award-winning author of "Choosing the Hero: My Improbable Journey and the Rise of Africa's First Woman... Read more
Afrobarometer March 2019
Highlights from March 2019. Read more
A majority of South Africans say the government is doing a poor job of managing immigration, an issue that is back in the headlines after recent xenophobic attacks in Durban. Read more

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