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Selon la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre au Niger, la majorité des Nigériens désapprouvent le parti unique et déclarent à plus de 70% que plusieurs partis politiques sont nécessaires pour garantir que les citoyens aient réellement le choix de ceux... Read more
Résultats du 6ème tour d’Afrobaromètre. Read more
Selon la récente enquête Afrobaromètre menée en septembre 2015 au Gabon, plus de la moitié des Gabonaise pensent que les problèmes auxquels le pays fait face sont essentiellement la santé, l’éducation, le chômage et les infrastructures routières. Read more
For advocates of regional integration as a path toward economic and political power for Africa, Afrobarometer’s latest survey findings suggest that many citizens still need to be convinced of the benefits of integration. Read more
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 surveys in Swaziland. Read more
A large majority of Swazis (68%) support free movement across borders particularly for work and trade but significantly about a third (30%) were in favour of limiting movement across borders, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey held in... Read more
Two out of three Swazis were of the opinion that political parties were divisive and therefore not necessary in Swaziland’s democracy. Only (31%) felt that they should exist in order to give them choice when selecting candidates during elections,... Read more
In South Africa, trust in political leaders plunges to near-record low
Citizens who trust their government are more willing to listen and render support to government policies aimed at improving the country (Government Communication and Information System, 2014). Read more
The proportion of South Africans who say that “opposition parties should monitor and criticize the government in order to hold it accountable” has been decreasing since 2008. Read more

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