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Zimbabweans place most trust in religious leaders, NGOs and President Mugabe Almost three-fourths of adult Zimbabweans trust religious leaders and non-governmental organisations the most in the country. Read more
Zimbabweans pessimistic about country’s overall direction A majority of Zimbabweans are pessimistic about the overall direction that the country is according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Most Ugandans favour proposed reforms to improve elections and Parliament, new Afrobarometer survey shows Ugandans overwhelmingly support proposed reforms aimed at improving Parliament and elections, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
Kenyans see gains in gender equality, but support for women’s empowerment still uneven, Afrobarometer survey finds A majority of Kenyans say the country has made progress toward gender equality. Read more
Kenyans’ economic outlook brighter, Afrobarometer survey finds A plurality of Kenyans say the country is going in the right direction – double the optimistic response in 2011. But a majority of citizens still describe economic conditions as bad, according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Despite growing satisfaction with democracy, many Kenyans fear political violence, Afrobarometer survey shows Kenyans are increasingly satisfied with their democracy and overwhelmingly supportive of honest elections as the best way of choosing their leaders, but many fear election-related violence, the latest Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
50 years of freedom of association: Right is firmly established, though far from absolute, in Africa (Afrobarometer findings) A half-century after the United Nations formalized the freedoms of assembly and association, eight out of 10 Africans feel at least “somewhat free” to join any political organisation they want, a new Afrobarometer report shows. Read more
Tanzanians’ strong support for ‘watchdog’ media, high ratings of media performance undergird debate over Media Services Bill A majority of Tanzanians favour a media free of government interference, although this support has dropped sharply in recent years. Read more
Behind Gabon’s election dispute, citizens strongly support multiparty democracy, reject autocratic alternatives Behind Gabon’s eruption in post-election conflict, its citizens are among the strongest in Africa in their support for multiparty democracy and their rejection of non-democratic alternatives, a new analysis by Afrobarometer shows. Read more
In Gabon, overwhelming public distrust of CENAP and election quality forms backdrop for presidential vote dispute Gabon’s presidential election dispute is playing out against a background of overwhelming public distrust of the national election commission (CENAP) and strikingly negative assessments of the country’s election environment in advance of the August 2016... Read more

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