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Ghanaians favour election of metropolitan, municipal, and district chief executives (MMDCEs) Most Ghanaians want a voice in choosing their metropolitan, municipal, and district chief executives (MMDCEs), a recent Afrobarometer survey reveals. Support for elected rather than appointed MMDCEs is strong across regions, demographic groups, and major... Read more
Mauritians want child allowance as country faces declining population growth According to the most recent Afrobarometer survey, about three-fourths of Mauritians feel that considering the fact that the country is having a problem of declining population growth, the government should give child allowance to all citizens who will... Read more
Country specific issues: cannabis decriminalisation, Agalega army base, education reforms and leadership qualities Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Mauritius. Read more
Two-thirds of Mauritians don’t want cannabis legalised and are divided over government handling of drug trafficking A majority of Mauritians do not want cannabis legalised, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
AD190: Impacts et séquelles de la crise au Mali: psychologiques, économiques, et tenaces La crise au Mali: Citoyens décrivent des impacts psychologiques, économiques – et tenaces Read more
AD189: Zimbabweans affirm right to government information, but skeptical about access Zimbabweans affirm public’s right to government information, but skeptical about access. Read more
Report card: The Zuma era in South Africa, 2009-2018 In the eyes of his people, former South African President Jacob Zuma’s nine-year tenure, which ended late on Valentine’s Day, was marked by declining popular trust and lacklustre performance. Read more
Most Mauritians see corruption in state institutions Six in 10 Mauritians (61%) say that corruption has increased over the past year, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
AD187: In Nigeria, perceived corruption remains high despite praise for president’s anti-graft fight In Nigeria, public perceptions of corruption remain high despite praise for president’s anti-graft campaign. Read more
AD186: Ghanaians denounce mob ‘justice’ and political-party vigilantism, endorse rule of law instead Two forms of lawless violence dominated headlines in Ghana in 2017, though neither was new: mob “justice” applied to suspected criminals and vigilantism by disgruntled politicalparty thugs. Read more

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