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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
The elections in Cape Verde in 2011 were considered free and fair. Read more
Afrobarometer Round 6 Results - Cape Verde - 2014 Read more
By Carolyn Logan, deputy director of Afrobarometer and associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. Read more
Carolyn Logan