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AD211: Malians split on role of Islam in country, but majority feel politicians use religion to rule Islam in Mali: Citizens split on Islam’s role, but majority feel politicians use religion to rule. Read more
Do East Africans still want a free media? Afrobarometer finds weakening popular support Popular support for a free news media has declined significantly in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania – three countries currently making headlines for government attempts to limit press freedom. Read more
WP181: Do electoral systems affect how citizens hold their government accountable? Evidence from Africa Does proportional representation encourage citizen protests? Evidence from Africa. Read more
WP180: Police-citizen interaction in Africa: An exploration of factors that influence victims’ reporting of crimes Why do so many crime victims in Africa not report to the police? It’s less about trust and more about access. Read more
WP179: Electricity provision and tax mobilization in Africa How reliable electricity in Africa could jump-start tax compliance – and pay for itself. Read more
AD196: Who’s watching? Voters seen as key in holding elected officials accountable Checks on presidential power: African citizens see important roles for voters, Parliament, courts, media Read more
AD188: Separate and compatible? Islam and democracy in five North African countries Across five North African countries, most citizens see religion and politics as separate and compatible. Read more
Radio remains the most-used source of news in many African countries Despite audience gains for television and digital media, radio is still by far the most frequent information source for Africans, a new Afrobarometer analysis suggests. Read more
PP43: Tax compliance Africans affirm civic duty but lack trust in tax department Tax compliance in Africa: Citizens affirm paying taxes as a civic duty but lack trust in tax department. Read more
WP176: The autocratic trust bias: Politically sensitive survey items and self-censorship The autocratic trust bias: Surveys in less democratic countries show self-censorship on sensitive questions. Read more

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