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Trust in institutions in Angola

Religious and traditional leaders and the military could be trusted allies in the fight against COVID-19

More in Dispatch 401 (English version) and Dispatch 401 (Portuguese version)

Gender gaps in Ghana

Most citizens support equal chance at political leadership, but women trail men in participation, digital access, and asset ownership 

More in Dispatch 400

Trust or fear?

Explaining professed popular trust in Zimbabwe’s presidents

More in Dispatch 399

Apprehensions in Burkina Faso

Citizens voice concerns about country’s economic situation, overall direction

More in Dispatch 398 (available only in French)

In Nigeria, majority of police encounters marked by bribery

Most Nigerians who encountered the police last year say they had to pay bribes and found it difficult to get help

More in Press Release 16 Oct 2020

Election 2020 in Côte d’Ivoire

What determines whether citizens vote?

More in Policy Paper 69 (available only in French)


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