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Find out what's happening around the Afrobarometer Network. This includes events, such as briefings for the media and guest talks by members of the Afrobarometer Executive Committee. Use the filters below to search for news, events, and more.

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A decade-long upward trend in African citizens’ demand for democracy has ended with a downward turn since 2012, according to a new Afrobarometer analysis. Read more
By Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Acting Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in October 2016 and currently serves as the Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's Ibrahim... Read more
By Kim Yi Dionne, Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne
Afrobarometer October highlights
What has been happening across the Afrobarometer network? Read more
By Kim Yi Dionne, Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne
By Stephen Buchanan-Clarke and Rorisang Lekalake. Their bios can be found in the article. Read more
Stephen Buchanan-Clarke
World Development Information Day
China’s growing presence in Africa wins largely positive popular reviews. Read more
A majority of Tanzanians favour a media free of government interference, although this support has dropped sharply in recent years. Read more
In the eyes of Africans, China rivals the United States in influence and popularity as a development model, according to a new Afrobarometer report released on World Development Information Day. Read more
By Kim Yi Dionne, Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne

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