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According to the latest Afrobarometer survey, however, Mauritians are less satisfied with their democracy and have less trust in their institutions than they did just a few years ago. Read more
AD184: Unemployment mars favourable assessment of Batswana government performance
Most important problem’ mars positive marks for government performance in Botswana. Read more
AD183: Kenyans say climate change affecting personal lives and country
Climate change in Kenya: Negative changes in weather affecting personal lives and country, citizens say. Read more
Despite praise for govt efforts to prevent election-related violence, almost half (48%) of Ugandans say they fear political intimidation or violence during campaigns. Read more
Zimbabweans give thumbs-up to government efforts to promote gender equality. Read more
Malgré du progrès, les Ivoiriens révèlent un sentiment d’insécurité mêlé d’un défaut de confiance. Read more
Le chômage en Côte d’Ivoire: La question de l’emploi reste un véritable casse-tête pour les citoyens ivoiriens. Read more
Tanzania turnaround: Most citizens see decreased corruption, praise government efforts. Read more
Are Malawians free to say what they think? Citizens increasingly cautious about exercising right to ‘free’ political speech. Read more