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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As South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal and Eastern Cape provinces began digging out mud and floodwaters, President Cyril Ramaphosa was surely not alone in blaming climate change for last week’s deadly disaster (Times Live, 2019; France24, 2019). Read more
PP56: How free is too free? Across Africa, media freedom is on the defensive
In Africa, as elsewhere, mass media face increasing opportunities and threats. Read more
AD294: Se faire justice soi-même, une solution par défaut à Madagascar?
More than one-fourth (26%) of Madagascar citizens say their community experienced an act of mob justice during the past two years. Read more
In Sudan, deep economic discontent underpins mass movement for change. Read more
PP55: Are Africans’ freedoms slipping away?
Africa’s closing political space marked by less freedom and a willingness to trade liberties for security. Read more
South Africans still see high levels of corruption, fear retaliation if they report it. Read more
A igualdade de género está consagrada na Constituição de Moçambique e é promovida através da sua participação em convenções e tratados internacionais assim como no seu Código da Família de 2004, o qual requer igualdade na propriedade e legislação... Read more
Poor, uneducated Mozambicans less likely to see improvement in opportunities for women. Read more
AD290: Better but not good enough? How Africans see the delivery of public services
Africans see progress – though uneven – in government delivery of basic services. Read more
AD289: Namibians look to social movement to prompt government action on land reform
Access to land is a contentious issue in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, a legacy of colonialism and accompanying dispossession. Read more

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