10 things to know about Afrobarometer data & methodology.

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Peter Penar
By Peter Penar, researcher and PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science, Michigan State University.
Kimi Yi Dionne
By Kim Yi Dionne, Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.
Carolyn Logan
By: Carolyn Logan, deputy director of Afrobarometer and associate professor of political science at Michigan State University and E. Gyimah-Boadi, co-founder and executive director of Afrobarometer and a retired professor of politics at the University of...
Nic Cheeseman
By Nic Cheeseman, Oxford University, author of 'Democracy in Africa'.
Africa's Top Public Opinion Survey Under Threat
By Johnnie Carson, former Assistant Secretary of State for Africa in the first Obama administration and is now a senior adviser at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
The latest trend in news media and communications technology in Africa shows a continent on an upward economic trajectory but still haunted by poverty and low levels of education.
Devolution and corruption in Kenya
Devolution and corruption in Kenya: Article originally posted on the University of Nairobi "Varsity Focus" Magazine.
A new Afrobarometer analysis, released in observance of International Day of Democracy (September 15), suggests that the extent to which African countries put democratic ideals into practice varies widely.
As part of building the capacity of its network members, Afrobarometer took five fellowship recipients to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Read more about the experience.
Afrobarometer has observed for many years that African opposition parties seemed to face some special hurdles in their struggle to win elections and take hold of the reins of power.