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South Africans believe corruption is increasing in the country. Read more
The new Global Corruption Barometer – Africa 2019, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International and Afrobarometer, reveals that more than one in four people who accessed public services during the previous year had to pay a bribe... Read more
Should polling shape U.S. policy decisions in Africa? Read more
Dozens of African countries conduct elections on a regular basis. Read more
Most Africans support democratic elections as the best way to choose their leaders – if they see their previous elections as free and fair, and especially if those elections produced a change in leadership, new Afrobarometer survey data show. Read more
By Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng; consultant in media, culture, and communication. He is immediate past chairman of the National Media Commission of Ghana and immediate past president of the African Communication Regulators Network. Email: [email protected] Read more
Afrobarometer May 2019
May 2019 highlights. Read more
Moving from pioneering project to pan-African institution, the research network Afrobarometer will enter its third decade with a new structure emphasizing partnership, capacity building, and sustainability, Executive Director E. Gyimah-Boadi said... Read more
The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa seeks to hire a Data Quality Officer for Afrobarometer’s UCT-based Data Management team. Afrobarometer conducts public attitude surveys in approximately 35 African countries,... Read more
Zimbabwe’s Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) heads a list of eight African organizations honoured this week for outstanding contributions to the pan-African research network. Read more

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