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
BP54: East African Federation: Tanzanians favor greater economic integration, but wary of stronger political links The East African Community was originally comprised of three countries: Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. These three states have a history of cooperation dating back to the early 20th century, including the Customs Union between Kenya and Uganda in 1917,... Read more
WP61: Citizens and the State in Africa: New results from Afrobarometer Round 3 This compendium reports on the findings from new questions and topic areas explored in Round 3 of the Afrobarometer, involving public attitude surveys conducted in 18 countries from 2005-2006. Read more
AD5: World AIDS Day: Most African governments win high marks for efforts to fight HIV/AIDS HIV and AIDS remains the leading cause of death in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa, the hardest-hit region, is home to 71% of the world’s 35 million people living with HIV, including 91% of the world’s HIV-infected children. Despite these grim statistics,... 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
WP170: Public trust in elections: The role of media freedom and election management autonomy What role do media freedom and election management autonomy play? Read more
PP2: L’Afrique en essor ? Le mécontentement populaire vis-à-vis de la gestion économique malgré une décennie de croissance De nouvelles conclusions de l’Afrobaromètre, tirées d’enquêtes réalisées dans 34 pays – chiffre sans précédent – entre octobre 2011 et juin 2013,1 révèlent un mécontentement général vis-à-vis des conditions économiques actuelles, et ce malgré une... Read more
PP7: Les Africains disposés à payer leurs impôts se heurtent à des systèmes fiscaux opaques et corrompus Les données d’enquête de l’Afrobaromètre portant sur 29 pays de l’Afrique subsaharienne révèlent un engagement généralisé des citoyens envers le principe d’imposition ainsi que leur volonté d’assumer leurs responsabilités en s’acquittant de leurs impôts... 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
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