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Popular support for a free news media has declined significantly in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania – three countries currently making headlines for government attempts to limit press freedom. Read more
Nigerians are optimistic about the country’s economic prospects, even if things are still far from rosy, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. An overwhelming majority of Nigerians believe the economy will be better in a year’s time, although a... Read more
By K. Riva Levinson; the president and CEO of KRL International LLC, a DC-based consultancy that works in the world’s emerging markets and award-winning author of “Choosing the Hero: My Improbable Journey and the Rise of Africa’s First Woman President... Read more
Afrobarometer April 2018 highlights
April highlights for Afrobarometer. Read more
By John P. Frinjuah and Josephine Appiah-Nyamekye. Read more
A grande maioria dos cabo-verdianos acredita que os políticos (deputados da nação e vereadores) nunca ou as vezes ouvem o que as pessoas têm a dizer-lhes, de acordo com uma recente pesquisa do Afrobarómetro. Read more
Nigerians praise government and military efforts to fight violent extremism but report high levels of fear and personal experience of such violence, a recent Afrobarometer survey reveals. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Lesotho. Read more
Basotho trust their King more than any other governance institution and favour amending the Constitution to give him greater say on issues of national importance, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more

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