AD191: Majority of Mauritians say living conditions are good, but many question country’s direction In a stable political environment since independence in 1968, Mauritius transformed itself from a low-income country dependent on sugar into an upper-middle-income country with growing wealth creation from financial services, tourism, and other service... Read more
Nigerians split on whether women should be elected, study shows Almost half of Nigerians say men make better leaders and should be elected rather than women, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
CDD-Ghana statement to commemorate 2018 International women’s day On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Thursday, March 8, 2018, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) celebrates women for their immeasurable contribution to the social, economic, cultural, and political development of Ghana. Read more
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
Election of MMDCEs and other aspects of local governance: What do Ghanaians say? Evidence from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Ghana. 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
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
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
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