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New survey findings from 9 African countries show an interesting reversal of trends in support for media freedom. Read more
Popular support for media freedom in Ghana has increased sharply, bouncing back to the majority view after a drastic decline recorded in 2017, recent Afrobarometer survey data show. Read more
Afrobarometer has announced appointments to key leadership positions that will anchor the network’s ambitious move into its third decade. Read more
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Africa’s education systems were making slow but steady progress in getting kids into school and keeping them beyond the primary grades, a new analysis of Afrobarometer data shows. Read more
Aux yeux des citoyens, l’influence des activités économiques de la Chine sur l’économie de la Côte d’Ivoire a baissé depuis 2017. Read more
By Ousmane Sambou; Afrobarometer communications coordinator for Francophone West Africa. Read more
Afrobarometer is pleased to announce that Ousmane Djiby Sambou and Simon Templer Kodiaga have joined the team as regional communications coordinators. Read more
By E. Gyimah-Boadi, Board Chairman and interim CEO of Afrobarometer, and Carolyn Logan, Director of Analysis for Afrobarometer. Read more
Selon une récente enquête d’Afrobarometer, la majorité des Guinéens expriment peu de confiance envers la Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) et envers d’autres institutions étatiques – une préoccupation particulière dans un contexte de... Read more
Two-thirds of Malawians say that when faced with threats to public security, the government should be able to impose curfews and set up roadblocks to prevent people from moving around, according to an Afrobarometer survey in late 2019. Read more