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Corruption and public service delivery
Highlights from the Ghana Afrobarometer Round 8 survey: 3 December 2019. Read more
More than half of Ghanaians say the level of corruption in the country has increased and the government is doing a poor job in fighting it, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Approval ratings for the government’s anti-corruption efforts have declined... Read more
Ghanaians’ approval ratings on indicators of their government’s economic performance have declined sharply compared to 2017, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
New joiner: Kuukuah Baiden
Kuukuah Baiden is a people-development enthusiast, customer advocate, and lifelong learner. She continuously seeks to develop synergy between people satisfaction and organizational goals and enjoys working with a team that values innovation, diversity,... Read more
Infrastructure and roads are the most frequently cited problem that Ghanaians want government to address, a new Afrobarometer survey indicates. For the first time since 2002, infrastructure/roads tops the list of citizens’ priority problems, beating out... Read more
Development leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., last week to recognize Afrobarometer’s achievements over the past 20 years as well as its ambitions for a third decade of giving voice to ordinary Africans. Read more
More than half of Ghanaians say they are not aware of the upcoming December 2019 referendum on whether local government elections should be made partisan or remain non-partisan, a new Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
African women face persistent disadvantages in education, jobs, control of assets, and digital access. Read more
Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, a new analysis from Afrobarometer shows. Read more
For the successful candidate, the position will be an opportunity to develop and implement creative communications strategies while learning about social science research, building international networks of media and policy actors, and helping to... Read more

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