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Zimbabwe is going in the wrong direction; but whilst public approval of MPs and councillors’ performance tumbles, approval of President Mugabe’s leadership remains steady Despite most Zimbabweans expressing discontent with the overall direction of the country, in terms of its deteriorating economic performance as well as rising corruption, the majority still approve of President Robert Mugabe’s leadership performance. His... Read more
Les Ivoiriens sont toujours en attente de l’amélioration de leurs conditions de vie et d’emploi Résultats de la 6ème série d’Afrobaromètre en Cote d'Ivoire (2014). Read more
Les Ivoiriens sont extrêmement préoccupés par la question de l’emploi La majorité des Ivoiriens sont non seulement sans emploi (72%) et mais aussi jugent insatisfaite la performance du gouvernement dans la création d’emploi (65%), selon la plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire. Read more
Les Ivoiriens apprécient les efforts du gouvernement et priorisent l’éducation et la santé pour des investissements additionnels D’après la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire, les Ivoiriens estiment que l’éducation et la santé devraient être considérées respectivement comme la première et la seconde des priorités d’investissement du gouvernement. Leur... Read more
Les conditions de vie des Ivoiriens demeurent préoccupantes et la marginalisation augmente en milieu rural D’après la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire, près de la moitié des Ivoiriens décrivent leurs conditions de vie comme étant mauvaises. Read more
Zambians’ trust in the judiciary falling, as well as legitimacy Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 survey in Zambia. Read more
Zimbabweans feel corruption is on the increase but fear reporting over possible consequences The latest Afrobarometer survey shows that a majority of adult Zimbabweans believe the level of corruption in the country has increased over the past year. Coupled with this is the public sentiment by a large majority that the Government is doing poorly... Read more
China has most influence on Zimbabwe but its development model is not the best Just over half of Zimbabweans think that China has the most influence on Zimbabwe compared to that of other countries and international organisations. Nearly half also feel that China’s economic and political influence on Zimbabwe is mostly positive.... Read more
Zambians’ trust in the judiciary still high but begins to decline, legitimacy also suffers The percentage of Zambian citizens who recognize the legitimacy of the courts of law has declined from 79% in 2012 to 68% in 2014. The most recent Afrobarometer survey found that the percentage of Zambians who do not trust the judiciary has also... Read more
African publics back rights, responsibilities of media watchdogs A majority of Africans support an independent news media and expect the press to play an active role in reporting on poor government performance and corruption, a new analysis of Afrobarometer survey data shows. Read more