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AD3: Developing Africa’s infrastructure: The rough road to better services Inadequate access to basic infrastructure and development services remains a key impediment to improving health, welfare, and security for many Africans. While large majorities have ready access to schools and cell-phone services, many Africans still do... Read more
WP154: The face of African infrastructure: Service availability and citizens’ demands The need for infrastructure improvements is a top-tier economic, political, and social issue in nearly every African country. Although the academic and policy literature is extensive in terms of estimating the impact of infrastructure deficits on... Read more
AD16: Inadequate access, poor government performance make water a top priority in Africa According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 748 million people do not have access to improved drinking water, including 325 million in sub-Saharan Africa. About 2.5 billion people live without improved sanitation (WHO, 2014). Read more
AD75: Hors réseau ou « marche-arrêt » : La majorité des Africains manquent d’électricité fiable L'électricité est un problème important, mais pas leur problème le plus important, selon les citoyens enquêtés. Read more
PP4: L’inefficacité des gouvernements dans la lutte contre la corruption Une majorité des habitants des 34 pays africains condamnent les efforts de leurs gouvernements en matière de lutte contre la corruption, selon les enquêtes réalisées par Afrobaromètre auprès de plus de 51 000 citoyens entre octobre 2011 et juin 2013. Read more
AD56: Police corruption in Africa undermines trust, but support for law enforcement remains strong Rated high on corruption but not on trust, do the police still have a mandate? Read more
AD27: African publics back rights, responsibilities of media watchdogs Journalists have little doubt that a free and effective news media is a cornerstone of democracy and development. But do their customers – everyday citizens and consumers of news – agree with them, and thus help provide the backing that journalists need... Read more
PP37: Are Africans willing to pay higher taxes or user fees for better health care? Struggling medical systems confront governments and citizens with difficult choices: Needed investment in the medical sector must compete with other priorities, and increasing health spending by cutting other programs may not be a popular or even... Read more
AD67: Par où commencer? Concilier les objectifs de développement durable et les priorités populaires Par où commencer? A quoi faut-il accorder la priorité, parmi tant de besoins et de rêves? Read more
WP163: Liberation technology: Mobile phones and political mobilization in Africa Can digital information and communication technology foster mass political mobilization? Read more

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