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Ghanaians say high costs, a bias in favour of the rich and powerful, and long delays are the three most important barriers that prevent citizens from using the formal justice system, according to a recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
More than half of Batswana would object to working or worshipping with someone who is in a same-sex relationship, but such intolerance is significantly less pronounced among younger and more-educated citizens and appears to be declining, according to a... Read more
Afrobarometer January 2020
January 2020 highlights. Read more
Afrobarometer and the Africa Regional Office of the Open Society Foundations (OSF/Afro) have agreed on a strategic map to guide a path of actionable collaboration among key African regional and sub-regional institutions, as well as independent research... Read more
A majority of Malawians believe the quality of their elections has declined and express little trust in the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
As of late 2019, a majority of Malawians considered the political opposition justified in challenging the declared results of the 2019 election, a new national survey by Afrobarometer shows. Most also saw the country’s courts as trustworthy and impartial. Read more
More than half of Namibians would support paying higher taxes in exchange for more government services, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Afrobarometer December 2019
December highlights. Read more
Citizens’ perceptions of the economy
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 8 survey in Kenya. Read more
More than four in 10 Ghanaians aren’t taking sides yet in a presidential race, outnumbering declared supporters of the ruling party as well as its challengers, the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more