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Basotho support abolishing elections in favour of rule by the King Two-thirds of Basotho would support abolishing elections and Parliament in favour of rule by the King, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
AD309: Election fatigue? Half of Basotho want a different way to choose leaders Transparent, free, and fair elections are a cornerstone of a functioning democracy. But can there be too much of a good thing? Read more
AD270: Basotho see progress in fight against corruption but fear retaliation if they report incidents Corruption poses a serious threat to economic development and democratic governance in Africa. Read more
AD242: Rights in Lesotho: Citizen views on police abuse, media and personal freedom, gender equality Rights in Lesotho: Citizen views on police abuse, media and personal freedom, gender equality. Read more
AD239: Basotho support limits on executive power and transparency in use of public information Accountability in Lesotho: Citizens support limits on executive power, transparency in use of public information. Read more
Basotho see increased corruption despite government efforts Basotho perceive an increased level of corruption in the past year, with the highest levels of perceived corruption among the police and business executives, according to Afrobarometer’s most recent survey. Survey results show that citizens are divided... Read more
Perceptions of corruption in Lesotho Findings from the Round 6 survey in Lesotho (2014). Read more
Gender and leadership in Lesotho Findings from the Round 6 survey in Lesotho (2014). Read more
Basotho cling to their independence in spite of serious political and economic challenges Most Basotho, protective of their independence, are against intervention or assistance from neighbouring southern African countries to guarantee free elections and prevent human rights abuses in their country, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more

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