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Amid rising dissatisfaction, Zambians give government poor marks on the economy. Read more
Compared to their elders, Namibia’s youth are more critical of government’s economic management and more likely to consider emigration. Read more
Reconciliation in Kenya: Partisan differences and common ground. Read more
A majority of São Tomeans see at least “some” officials in most key institutions as being corrupt. Police and judges are most widely perceived as corrupt. Read more
Violent extremism: Nigerians praise government and military efforts but report high levels of fear and personal experience of such violence. Read more
AD198: Tolerance in Benin: Progress and challenges
La tolérance sociale au Bénin: Aquis et défis Read more
The Constitution of Mauritius grants citizens certain fundamental rights, including the right to be free and protected by the law, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, freedom of movement and of opinion, freedom to express themselves, freedom... Read more
Checks on presidential power: African citizens see important roles for voters, Parliament, courts, media Read more
Most Zimbabweans trust the army, but they don’t feel free to criticize it. Read more
Ghanaians value and insist on rule of law, but see inequities in how laws are applied. Read more