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Working paper

WP182: Is there an anti-politics of electricity? Access to the grid and reduced political participation in Africa

Jennifer N. BrassKirk HarrisLauren Morris McLean14 May 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Is there an anti-politics of electricity? Access to the grid and reduced political participation in Africa

Policy paper

PP56: Presse sous pression. Le soutien à la liberté des médias recule en Afrique

1 May 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe

En Afrique, comme ailleurs, les médias ont de plus en plus d'opportunités et de menaces.

Policy paper

PP56: How free is too free? Across Africa, media freedom is on the defensive

1 May 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

In Africa, as elsewhere, mass media face increasing opportunities and threats.

Policy paper

PP55: Les libertés des Africains sont-elles en train de s’effriter?

23 Apr 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Glissement des libertés? La fermeture de l'espace politique en Afrique est marquée par une diminution de la liberté et une volonté d'échanger les libertés contre la sécurité.

Policy paper

PP55: Are Africans’ freedoms slipping away?

23 Apr 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Africa’s closing political space marked by less freedom and a willingness to trade liberties for security.

Pan-Africa Profile

AD290: Meilleure mais perfectible? Comment les Africains perçoivent-ils la prestation des services publics

Michael BrattonJeremy SeekingsDaniel Armah-Attoh2 Apr 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Meilleure mais perfectible? Comment les Africains perçoivent-ils la prestation des services publics

Policy paper

AD290: Better but not good enough? How Africans see the delivery of public services

Michael BrattonJeremy SeekingsDaniel Armah-Attoh2 Apr 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Better but not good enough? How Africans see the delivery of public services

Pan-Africa Profile

AD288: A la recherche d’opportunités: En Afrique, les jeunes et les instruits sont plus susceptibles de penser à émigrer

Josephine SannyCarolyn LoganE. Gyimah-Boadi26 Mar 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe

A la recherche d’opportunités: En Afrique, les jeunes et les instruits sont plus susceptibles de penser à émigrer

Pan-Africa Profile

AD288: In search of opportunity: Young and educated Africans most likely to consider moving abroad

Josephine SannyCarolyn LoganE. Gyimah-Boadi26 Mar 2019Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

In search of opportunity: Young and educated Africans most likely to consider moving abroad