Press releases

Intolerance of same-sex relationships still strong in Botswana A majority of Batswana would object to working or worshipping with someone who is in a same-sex relationship, but such intolerance is less pronounced among younger citizens, according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Togolese voice strong support for two-term limit By a 6-to-1 margin, Togolese citizens favour a two-term limit for their president, according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Trust and corruption in public institutions: Ghanaian opinions Findings from the Afrobarometer Round 6 survey in Ghana (2014). Read more
Ghanaians largely perceive public officials as corrupt Most Ghanaians perceive “some,” “most,” or “all” of their government, law enforcement, and judicial officials as corrupt, according to the latest findings of the Afrobarometer survey. A majority of citizens gave the same assessment of informal leaders... Read more
Namibia manages the economy well, but creates too few jobs Most Namibians think that the economy has been well managed over the years, but at the same time, they think that the government has failed in creating enough jobs and narrowing income gaps. Successive Afrobarometer surveys have shown that the Namibian... Read more
Namibians express strong policy preferences in comparison to the government Most Namibians favour policy changes from the status quo on several specific policies asked about in the 2014 Afrobarometer Round 6 survey, despite showing strong support for the ruling party. For example, 78% of Namibians interviewed for the Round 6... Read more
Namibians’ public policy preferences Findings from the Round 6 survey in Namibia (2014). Read more
Ghanaians’ evaluations of public service delivery Findings from the Afrobarometer Round 6 survey in Ghana (2014). Read more
Ghanaians' evaluations of public service delivery Most Ghanaians are dissatisfied with government’s delivery of public services such as electricity, healthcare, education, water and sanitation, and road maintenance, the latest Afrobarometer survey findings show. The public’s negative assessments have... Read more
Basotho disappointed with elected leaders’ performance More Basotho approve of their elected leaders than two years ago, but their assessments of government performance are increasingly negative, a new Afrobarometer survey reveals. Read more