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As Nigerians prepare to vote in the 2015 general elections, Afrobarometer survey findings show that support for democracy remains the majority view, though weaker than two years ago and tempered by high levels of dissatisfaction and low approval ratings... Read more
Findings from the Round 6 survey in Nigeria (2014). Download document Read more
La plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre réalisée au Bénin indique qu’environ huit Béninois sur 10 (79%) désapprouvent la performance du gouvernement dans la lutte contre la corruption au sein de l’administration publique. Read more
Résultats du Round 6 au Bénin. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 Survey in Zimbabwe (2014). Read more
A majority of Zimbabwean citizens strongly support encouraging foreign direct investment in comparison with the indigenisation of the economy as a means to create jobs. An overwhelming majority (72%) subscribe to the sentiment that foreign direct... Read more
More than six in ten (63%) adult Zimbabweans think that the country is heading in the wrong direction, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey (November 2014). This pessimistic outlook is shared across demographic groups of gender, age, place... Read more
Basotho perceive an increased level of corruption in the past year, with the highest levels of perceived corruption among the police and business executives, according to Afrobarometer’s most recent survey. Survey results show that citizens are divided... Read more
Findings from the Round 6 survey in Tanzania (2014). Read more
Despite annual economic growth rates averaging of 7%, a majority of Tanzanians say their current living conditions are bad, according to the 2014 Afrobarometer survey. Read more

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