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In observance of International Youth Day, a new Afrobarometer analysis points to a disconnect between Africa's “youth bulge” and democratic processes. Read more
Most Zimbabweans express discontent with the overall direction of their country, deteriorating economic conditions, rising corruption, and the performance of their elected leaders – except for President Robert Mugabe. Read more
Nelson Mandela International Day dispatch: Most Africans say they are interested but not active in civic affairs. Read more
A majority of ​citizens ​say the government is performing poorly in the fight against corruption.​ Read more
Targeting of Somali Kenyans may further marginalise vulnerable population. Read more
South Africa makes little progress in building youth capacities through higher education and vocational training Read more
South Africa celebrates Youth Day every June 16 to commemorate the students who lost their lives during the Soweto Uprising in 1976. Read more
AD34: Les Togolais acceptent les différences sociales à l’exception de celles d’orientation sexuelle
Les Togolais sont célèbres pour leur hospitalité. Ce constat est-il encore vrai de nos jours? Qu’en est-il de la tolérance envers les personnes de religion différente, d’un autre groupe ethnique, d’une autre nationalité, d’orientation sexuelle différente... Read more
La bonne nouvelle: La majorité des Béninois sont satisfaits de la performance des députés des législatures précédentes à l’Assemblée Nationale. Read more
Despite growing public support for gender parity, and government initiatives to promote it in some African countries, inequalities in educational attainment remain a significant obstacle to women’s empowerment. Read more