Africa: One in Four Africans Have to Pay Bribes to Get Services - Survey
The new Global Corruption Barometer - Africa 2019, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International and Afrobarometer, reveals that more than one in four… Read more »
Africa: Africans Want High-Quality Elections - Especially If They Bring Change (Afrobarometer)
Most Africans support democratic elections as the best way to choose their leaders - if they see their previous elections as free and fair, and especially if those elections… Read more »
Africa: Eight African Research Organizations Honored By Afrobarometer
Zimbabwe's Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) heads a list of eight African organizations honoured this week for outstanding contributions to the pan-African research network… Read more »
Africa: Media Freedom On the Defensive Across Africa
In Africa, as elsewhere, mass media face increasing opportunities and threats. Read more »
Africa: Are Africans' Freedoms Slipping Away?
Freedom slipping? Africa's closing political space marked by less freedom and a willingness to trade liberties for security Africans see their individual freedoms diminishing, and… Read more »
South Africa: Nation Split on How to Manage Migrants
A majority of South Africans say the government is doing a poor job of managing immigration, an issue that is back in the headlines after recent xenophobic attacks in Durban. Read more »
Africa: Citizens See Progress - Though Uneven - in Delivery of Basic Govt Services
Africans see more improvement than decline in their governments' delivery of basic public services, according to new Afrobarometer survey findings from across the continent. Read more »
Cameroon: Cameroon's Anglo-Francophone Rift Widens to Views On Democracy, Trust, National Identity (Afrobarometer)
The tensions in Cameroon's anglophone regions have taken a clear toll on the country's unity. Anglophone and francophone Cameroonians, who have lived as friends and neighbours for… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorians Strongly Back Presidential Term Limits
Eight out of 10 Ivoirians favour a two-term limit on presidential mandates, the most recent Afrobarometer survey in Côte d’Ivoire indicates. Read more »
Nigeria: One in Three Nigerians Have Considered Emigration
Migration has become a top-of-mind and highly politicized issue. In a context of high poverty and unemployment in developing countries and demand for skilled young workers in many… Read more »
Africa: Gabonese Want Democracy, Reject Military Rule - Survey
Despite massive public dissatisfaction with the status quo, Gabonese citizens strongly support democracy and reject military and one-man rule, Afrobarometer's most recent national… Read more »
Liberia: Liberians' Views on Democracy, Trust and Corruption
Demand for democracy: A large majority of Liberians prefer democracy (70%) and reject alternatives to democratic rule – one-man rule (88%), one-party rule (77%), and military… Read more »
Senegal: Survey Backs Women Holding Political Office
Partisan preferences aside, having a woman as mayor of their capital city - a historic first - should suit Senegalese citizens just fine: most of them say women should have the… Read more »
Africa: Who Will Heal Zimbabwe? Public Opinion Points to Steps Toward Nation-Building (Afrobarometer)
Though polarized and distrustful of political adversaries, Zimbabweans would welcome a wide range of specific actions to help heal the country in the wake of its disputed election,… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Voters Still Worry About Manipulation of Election
Zimbabwe's presidential campaign has done little to allay popular apprehensions about the security of the vote, the counting of ballots, the announcement of election results, and… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Presidential Race Tightens Ahead of Election
Zimbabwe's presidential race tightened between early May and early July as incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa's lead over challenger Nelson Chamisa dropped from 11 to just 3 percentage… Read more »
Africa: What's Driving African Migration, Who's Going, and Where?
It is well established that young people constitute the majority of those who risk their lives on migratory routes from Sub-Saharan Africa towards Europe. But there are important… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Citizens Gloomy on Economy, Cautiously Optimistic Over Polls
Zimbabweans are downbeat about economic conditions but cautiously hopeful that free and fair elections will restore political legitimacy and launch economic reforms, a new analysis… Read more »
East Africa: Survey Finds Weakening Popular Support for Free Media
Popular support for a free news media has declined significantly in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania - three countries currently making headlines for government attempts to limit press… Read more »
Nigeria: Most Nigerians Say Govt Performs Well in Fighting Corruption
Public perceptions of the government's fight against corruption have improved dramatically since 2015, a recent Afrobarometer survey in Nigeria indicates. Read more »
Ghana: Is Africa's Good-Governance Darling Losing the Fight Against Corruption?
Corruption is a wicked problem that permeates every fabric of Ghanaian society, especially the public sector. Over the years, Ghana has fared dismally in its fight against… Read more »
Malawi: Citizens Hesitant to Speak Their Minds, Says Survey
Fewer Malawians consider themselves free to say what they think, especially when it comes to politics, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more »
Kenya: Facing Election Test, Kenya Can Look to Popular Support for the Rule of Law, Survey Shows
Popular support for the rule of law is one of Kenya's strengths as it confronts an electoral crisis in the wake of the annulled presidential contest of August 8, Afrobarometer… Read more »
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