PP32: Violent extremism in Africa: Public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014). The colonial era and the undemocratic rule that characterized many post-... Read more
WP146: What drives quality of schools in Africa? Disentangling social capital and ethnic divisions Disentangling social capital and ethnic divisions. Read more
Namibia Round 4 summary of results (2008) Summary of results for the Round 4 survey in Namibia (2008). Read more
WP82: Democracy without people: Political institutions and citizenship in the New South Africa South Africa is widely seen as a leading, if not paradigmatic, success story of the Third Wave of Democracy. This success is just as widely attributed to the country’s supposedly wise choice of new democratic institutions that averted ethnic civil war... Read more
AD46: Demand for competitive multiparty politics is high in Zimbabwe Citizens demand choices on the ballot but distrust opposition parties. Read more
WP34: Afrobarometer Round 2: Compendium of results from a 15-country survey The following is an overview of the key findings from Round 2. Read more
BP132: Zambia’s economic performance: A more positive verdict from Zambians This briefing paper discusses Zambian citizens’ perceptions of the country’s economic performance, as well as the government’s management of the economy. The discussion is set in the context of official and aggregate figures on the country’s economic... Read more
AD112: Do trustworthy institutions matter for development? Corruption, trust, and government performance in Africa This Afrobarometer dispatch explores whether African citizens think that political institutions – ranging from the state presidency to local government councils – are worthy of their trust and whether public trust matters for development outcomes. Read more
Zambia Round 3 summary of results (2005) Summary of results for the Round 3 survey in Zambia. Read more
BP64: Madagascans and democracy: Principles, practice and participation Madagascans are clearly very keen to preserve key civil liberties: freedom of expression, the right to organize and freedom of the press. These attitudes, which were already apparent in the 2005 survey, appear to be even more strongly felt in 2008. The... Read more