Publications

Welcome to the Afrobarometer publications section. For short, topical analyses, try our briefing papers (for survey rounds 1-5) and dispatches (starting with Round 6). For longer, more technical analyses of policy issues, check our policy papers. Our working papers are full-length analytical pieces developed for publication in academic journals or books. You can also search the entire publications database by keyword(s), language, country, and/or author.

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Kenyans see gains in women’s equality, but support still uneven – especially among men. Read more
Kenya and the other member states of the East African Community (EAC) are doing considerably better economically than most countries in sub-Saharan Africa (IMF, 2017). Read more
AD168: Amid declining trust in IEC, Batswana skeptical of electronic voting but favour other reforms
As Botswana approaches 2019 elections that will determine President Ian Khama’s successor and challenge the half-century rule of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) a bill requiring the use of electronic voting machines has sparked increasing controversy... Read more
Majority rate government anti-corruption efforts as inadequate, fear retaliation if they report bribery. Read more
Malians’ access to legal system severely compromised by perceived bias, corruption, complexity. Read more
Majority of Zimbabweans favour protecting private communications, free movement, religious speech against govt interference. Read more
Zambians praise government performance in promoting opportunities and equality for women. Read more
Burundi’s land commission: How fairly does it resolve land disputes? Read more
Almost half (45%) of Cameroonians say belonging to a secret society helps people reach top positions in the public sector. Read more
In Cape Verde, U.S. is most popular model for development, but China’s influence seen as strong and positive. Read more

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