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10 things to know about Afrobarometer data & methodology.
Why opposition parties in southern Africa struggle to win power
By Rorisang Lekalake. Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Sciences Research (CSSR)/Afrobarometer Assistant Project Manager for Southern Africa, University of Cape Town.
A statue of Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo.
By Sibusiso Nkomo, Afrobarometer's communications coordinator for Southern Africa
Peter Penar
By Peter Penar. He is a researcher for Afrobarometer and a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University.
Kimi Yi Dionne
Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.
Sarah Brierley and George Ofosu are doctoral candidates in political science at UCLA.
Kimi Yi Dionne
Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.
Kimi Yi Dionne
Kim Yi Dionne is Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.
A shot in the arm for democracy?
Robert Mattes
By Robert Mattes and Michael Bratton. Robert Mattes is a professor in the department of political studies and director of the Democracy in Africa Research Unit in the Center for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town. Michael Bratton is...

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