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All eyes on Kenya: Will the election continue the country’s democratic recovery? All eyes on Kenya: Will election continue democratic recovery? Read more
Afrobarometer Director Gyimah-Boadi honoured with MLK Award for Peace and Social Justice Prof. Gyimah-Boadi honoured for advancing democracy, good governance, and economic opportunity. Read more
Zambians sound alarm for eroding democracy, Afrobarometer survey shows In the face of mounting government repression, ordinary Zambians stand by their firm commitment to democratic ideals, reiterate solid support for institutional checks and balances, and strongly reject one-man rule, a new Afrobarometer survey has found. Read more
Les conditions de vie s’améliorent en Côte d’Ivoire, mais les citoyens manquent encore de nécessités Près de la moitié des Ivoiriens approuvent la situation économique actuelle du pays, selon la plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre. Read more
En Côte d’Ivoire, obtenir les informations par Internet prend de l’ampleur bien que la télévision et la radio sont les premières sources d’information Selon la plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire, bien que la télévision et la radio présentent les scores les plus élevés d’audience, l’Internet aussi semble être beaucoup utilisé pour obtenir des informations. Read more
Les Ivoiriens désapprouvent la performance du gouvernement dans la lutte contre la corruption et craignent des représailles La majorité des Ivoiriens jugent insatisfaisante la performance du gouvernement dans la lutte contre la corruption au sein de l’administration publique, d’après la plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre. Read more
African citizens’ development priorities given voice in G20 policy making African citizens’ demands for jobs, reliable infrastructure, and good governance as requirements for sustainable development form part of “20 solutions”. Read more
In Malawi, gender gaps persist despite popular support for equal opportunity While Malawians express support for equal rights for women when it comes to owning land and getting a job, gender-based discrimination is not a rare experience. Read more
Malawians see corruption increasing ‘a lot,’ new Afrobarometer survey finds Most Malawians say that corruption in the country has increased over the past year, including two-thirds who say it has increased “a lot,” according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more