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Réconciliation nationale, élection présidentielle 2015 apaisée en Côte d’Ivoire Résultats de la 6ème série des enquêtes Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire (2014). Read more
In Malawi, women lag in political participation; support for women’s leadership declines Despite being led by a female president for almost two years, Malawian women are less likely to be involved in political discussions and show less interest in public affairs than their male counterparts, according to a 2014 Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Malawians admire South Africa’s development model but quality of products damaging China’s image Malawians wish the future development of their country to be modelled after that of South Africa, compared to alternative models of other countries like the USA, China and Britain according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
In Malawi, women lag behind men in political participation and activism Findings from the Round 6 survey in Malawi (2014). Read more
Malawians admire South Africa as a model of development, see strong influence of U.S. and China Findings from the Round 6 survey in Malawi (2014). Read more
Namibia continues to lessen lived poverty Namibiai has experienced a dramatic decline in inequality and poverty over the past decades, according to official statistics from the National Statistics Agency and the National Planning Commission. The Gini coefficient (the measure of income... Read more
Perceptions on gender equality, gender-based violence, lived poverty and basic freedoms in Namibia Findings from the Round 6 survey in Namibia (2014). Read more
Tanzanians see increased corruption, ineffective fight against it A majority of Tanzanians say that the level of corruption in the country has increased over the past year, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Le CNDD-FDD sort favori des intentions de vote Une majorité de Burundais voteraient pour un candidat présidentiel issue du CNDD-FDD, selon une enquête d’Afrobaromètre menée en septembre et octobre 2014. Read more
Nigeria heads for closest election on record, survey shows As Nigerians prepare to vote in the 2015 general elections, Afrobarometer survey findings show that support for democracy remains the majority view, though weaker than two years ago and tempered by high levels of dissatisfaction and low approval ratings... Read more