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Majority of Zimbabweans favour protecting private communications, free movement, religious speech against govt interference. Read more
Local government services in South Africa: Councillors and citizens are critical links in overcoming persistent inequities 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
How Ebola decreased political participation: Evidence from Sierra Leone. Read more
In Cape Verde, U.S. is most popular model for development, but China’s influence seen as strong and positive. Read more
Round 7 summary of results (2016) for Kenya. Read more
According to some estimates, up to 3-4 million Zimbabweans live outside their country. Read more
Round 7 summary of results (2017) for Zambia Read more