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Burundi Round 6 Summary of results (2014) Read more
Rated high on corruption but not on trust, do the police still have a mandate? Read more
Even with increased access, long waits and poor service can undermine public approval. Read more
A good citizen pays taxes, Zimbabweans say. But most also complain of corrupt tax officials and want the president to explain to Parliament how tax revenue is spent. Read more
AD54: A Madagascar, les citoyens déplorent l’ampleur considérable de la corruption
La plupart des Malgaches constatent une hausse alarmante du niveau de corruption et décrient l’insuffisance des efforts du gouvernement contre ce fléau. Read more
De nombreux Ivoiriens n’ont pas confiance aux forces de l’ordre et redoutent les violences politiques. Read more
Despite some concerns about the election environment, most citizens say they feel “completely free” to vote for the candidate of their choice. Read more
Ivoirians mistrust the Independent Electoral Commission and are concerned about the fairness and security of the election environment. Read more
As Tanzanians prepare to elect their next president, here are their top priorities for government action. Read more
Contrary to theories of democratic governance, voters who receive services are less likely to support the incumbent. Read more