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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
South Africa celebrates Youth Day every June 16 to commemorate the students who lost their lives during the Soweto Uprising in 1976. An estimated 3,000-10,000 students marched to protest the apartheid government’s directive to make Afrikaans a compulsory...