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Beninese express a strong commitment to democracy

More than three quarters (78%) of Beninese prefer democracy over other forms of governance. But are they satisfied with how it's been implemented? Read our latest dispatch (in French):  Les Béninois soutiennent la démocratie mais décrient sa mise en oeuvre actuelle

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Despite gains, women continue to trail men in higher education

Women in Africa are more likely to have lower levels of education than men. Read Dispatch No. 32 to find out more.


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Round 6 data now available

Afrobarometer Round 6 data is now available to analyse using our online data analysis tool. Countries available are: Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Verde, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Tanzania and Togo.

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About Afrobarometer

Afrobarometer is an African-led, non-partisan survey research project that measures citizen attitudes on democracy and governance, the economy, civil society, and other topics.

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Africa's citizens strongly support term limits

Three in four citizens favour limiting presidential mandates to two terms. Read Dispatch No. 30 to find out more.

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Use our online tool to analyse Afrobarometer data from more than 30 countries in Africa. It's simple and free to use!

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