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Report in French: Agricultural production and quality of life are suffering, citizens say. Read more
Despite broad support for women’s equality and opportunities, women continue to trail men in political participation in Malawi. Read more
Later this year, after 12 years in office, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will step down as president of Liberia and Africa’s first female head of state, having completed her maximum of two terms. Read more
The most recent national elections in Malawi (2014) were highly contested, and the results were heavily disputed. Read more
Popular distrust, perceptions of corruption mark country’s judicial system. Read more
A one-term limit for presidents? In Benin, citizens prefer a maximum of two. Read more
Opposition supporters and uncommitted citizens favour opposition parties working together. Read more
How Sudanese balance human rights and the pursuit of security. Read more
Zimbabwe’s economic meltdown remains an enormous challenge affecting citizens from all walks of life. Read more
Access to justice in Côte d'Ivoire: Building a legal system that citizens trust and use remains a challenge. Read more