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Most Ugandans say corruption increased in the past year, and less than half of them think ordinary citizens can make a difference in the anti-corruption fight, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Increasing public perceptions of institutional corruption in Uganda appear to be eroding public trust in state institutions, the latest Afrobarometer survey suggests. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 Survey in Uganda. Read more
The overwhelming majority of Burkina Faso’s citizens prefer democracy over all other forms of government. Read more
The Value of Elections to the Zambian voter
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 Survey In Zambia. Read more
The percentage of Zambian citizens who believe in the effectiveness of national elections in effecting change has nearly doubled in a space of 10 years. Read more
By Thomas Bentley; Kangwook Han; Peter Halley Penar. Read more
Help Afrobarometer give voice to Africans
Please take a moment to help ensure that we can continue to give voice to ordinary Africans. Read more
As part of building the capacity of its network members, Afrobarometer took five fellowship recipients to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Read more about the experience. Read more
In observance of International Day of Democracy (September 15), Afrobarometer is releasing a new analysis indicating that the extent to which African countries put democratic ideals into practice varies widely across countries. Read more