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Popular trust in the president, National Assembly, and institutions of law and order has declined sharply in Namibia, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Today is World Water Day. Here’s what we learned. Read more
By Gugu Nonjinge is the Afrobarometer communications coordinator for the Southern Africa region, based at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more
More than two-thirds of Namibians say the country needs many political parties to ensure that citizens have real choices in who governs them, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey, but the proportion of citizens who identify with a political party... Read more
On International Women’s Day, let’s consider whether all women are advancing equally. Read more
Afrobarometer February 2020
February 2020 highlights. Read more
Ghanaian women are twice as likely as men to defer to their spouses in decisions about household finances, according to a recent Afrobarometer survey that also finds persistent gender gaps in education and ownership of key assets. Read more
Reversing a decade-long trend of improving living standards, lived poverty is on the rise again in Africa, a new analysis of Afrobarometer data reveals. Read more
Ghanaians say high costs, a bias in favour of the rich and powerful, and long delays are the three most important barriers that prevent citizens from using the formal justice system, according to a recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
More than half of Batswana would object to working or worshipping with someone who is in a same-sex relationship, but such intolerance is significantly less pronounced among younger and more-educated citizens and appears to be declining, according to a... Read more

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