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La situation des ex-combattants préoccupe les Ivoiriens Selon la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire, sept Ivoiriens sur dix (69%) suggèrent que les ex-combattants soient insérés par le financement d’activités génératrices de revenu. Read more
Les Ivoiriens dénoncent des intimidations politiques lors du processus électorale et suggèrent des pistes pour une élection présidentielle apaisée en 2015 Un Ivoirien sur trois dit avoir «très peur» d’être victime d’intimidation politique ou de violence lors des campagnes électorales, d’après la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre en Côte d’Ivoire. Read more
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