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Over the past few months, racist rhetoric on social and traditional media has renewed the national debate on discrimination and the lack of socioeconomic transformation since the transition from apartheid. Read more
Considering the barrage of bad economic news to which South Africans have been subjected, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of 2015 Afrobarometer survey findings on the economy is that on a personal level, citizens seem to be doing slightly better. Read more
Since South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy in 1994, the government’s development plans have focused on redressing racial inequalities in socioeconomic outcomes. Read more
Les citoyens désapprouvent les efforts du gouvernement mais ne signalent pas les cas aux autorités. Read more
Bien que la pauvreté monétaire n’épargne aucune catégorie sociale, la proportion de Sénégalais qui ne parviennent pas à satisfaire leurs besoins de base est en baisse depuis 2008, selon l’enquête organisée par Afrobaromètre au Sénégal en novembre-... Read more
A l’instar de certains pays de l’Afrique Centrale, le Gabon tire profit des revenus du pétrole, et ce depuis 1958. Les dernières statistiques de la Direction Générale de l’Économie du Gabon (2015) montrent que le pétrole contribue à hauteur de 44% du... Read more
AD78: Les Gabonais désapprouvent la gouvernance économique du pays
La majorité des Gabonais désapprouvent la gouvernance économique de leur pays et sont pessimistes par rapport à l’amélioration des conditions économiques, selon la récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre au Gabon. Read more
Despite modest improvements in ratings of the government’s anti-corruption efforts, more than two-thirds of Ugandans say that corruption increased during the past year, and less than half believe that ordinary citizens can make a difference. Read more
World Water Day (March 22) reminds us, safe and readily available water is a human right and an important contributor to public health, whether it is used for drinking, washing, food production, or recreational purposes. Read more
Electricity is an important problem, according to surveyed citizens, though not their most important problem. Read more