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Most Zimbabweans are registered and ready to vote in July, but while the ruling ZANU-PF appears to have a lead among declared voters, the outcome is far from certain, according to a new survey by Afrobarometer partner Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI... Read more
Approaching their watershed 2018 election in July, Zimbabweans are pleased with their voter-registration process but doubtful about their Electoral Commission, a new national survey by Afrobarometer partner Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) indicates. Read more
Most Zimbabweans see the military intervention that led to the resignation of President Robert Mugabe as either “the right thing to do” or “wrong but necessary,” according to a new national survey by Afrobarometer partner Mass Public Opinion Institute (... Read more
Eight out of 10 Ivoirians favour a two-term limit on presidential mandates, the most recent Afrobarometer survey in Côte d’Ivoire indicates. Read more
Afrobarometer survey to debut in the Gambia
Afrobarometer is set to debut its public-attitude surveys in the Gambia. Read more
Afrobarometer June 2018 highlights
The latest from across the Afrobarometer network. Read more
Combatting corruption in Africa. Read more
Statement by Ghana Center For Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). Read more
Popular support for a free news media has declined significantly in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania – three countries currently making headlines for government attempts to limit press freedom. Read more
Nigerians are optimistic about the country’s economic prospects, even if things are still far from rosy, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. An overwhelming majority of Nigerians believe the economy will be better in a year’s time, although a... Read more

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