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Get a look beyond the headlines and numbers in our Afrobarometer blog, where commentary, human interest, reflection, even unanswered questions are welcome. To submit blog posts related to our work and our main topics, please contact bhoward[at]afrobarometer.org.

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Jamy Felton
By Jamy Felton, Afrobarometer data quality officer, based at the Democracy in Africa Research Unit in the Centre for Social Science Research at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
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Devolution and corruption in Kenya
Devolution and corruption in Kenya: Article originally posted on the University of Nairobi "Varsity Focus" Magazine.
By Thomas Bentley; Kangwook Han; Peter Halley Penar.
As part of building the capacity of its network members, Afrobarometer took five fellowship recipients to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Read more about the experience.
Carolyn Logan
By Carolyn Logan, deputy director of Afrobarometer and associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University.
Southern Africa’s longstanding vision is a united, prosperous and integrated region.
The recent court appearance of former Chadian despot Hissène Habré is a landmark for international criminal justice on the continent.
An exploratory analysis suggests that public opinion survey data can be used to measure emerging risks in African political systems.
Ghana’s place at the forefront of African democracy and good governance has been called into question by a recent series of corruption scandals.
Afrobarometer released 2014 survey findings last December showing that most Ghanaians think that some, most, or all public officials are corrupt

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