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More than half of Tunisia’s youth and highly educated have considered emigrating, study shows A majority of Tunisia’s youth and highly educated have considered emigrating, according to a recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Land redistribution: South Africans prioritize land taken in forced removals, support ‘willing seller’ approach South Africans want the government to prioritize redistributing land taken during forced removals of Black South Africans half a century ago. Read more
Ugandans see shrinking freedom for political opposition, Afrobarometer survey shows Even before the recent surge in election-related violence, a majority of Ugandans saw freedom for Uganda’s political opposition as shrinking, an analysis of Afrobarometer survey data shows. Read more
Gambians expect Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission to heal the nation but want human-rights violators prosecuted, study shows Gambians have varying expectations of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), including both national healing and justice, Afrobarometer’s inaugural national survey in the country reveals. Read more
Gambians divided on whether ECOMIG should leave the country, survey shows Gambians are split on whether the ECOWAS Military Intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) should leave and let the Gambia Armed Forces and Police take charge of security matters in the country, Afrobarometer’s inaugural national survey in the country reveals... Read more
Two-thirds of Liberians want exclusive citizenship and land ownership laws maintained, study shows Two-thirds of Liberians want the exclusive black citizenship law in the country to be maintained, a new Afrobarometer survey reveals. The same proportion say only Liberian citizens should be allowed to own land. Read more
Liberians approve of President George Weah but critical of government economic performance, survey shows A majority of Liberians approve of President George Weah’s performance since he assumed office in January 2018 but rate the government poorly on economic management, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
Senegalese strongly support equal chance for women to be elected to public office, Afrobarometer survey shows Partisan preferences aside, having a woman as mayor of their capital city – a historic first – should suit Senegalese citizens just fine: Most of them say women should have the same chance as men to be elected to public office. Read more
ARABIC: Reporting corruption: Six in 10 Tunisians say they risk retaliation أفاد 6 من أصل 10 تونسيين أنهم يواجهون خطر الردود الانتقامية في صورة ما أبلغوا عن حالات فساد، لكن مع ذلك، ترى نفس الحصة من المستطلعة آرائهم أن المواطنين العاديين قادرين على إحداث فرق في محاربة الفساد، و ذلك وفق ما كشفه اخر استطلاع للأفروباروميتر. أيضاً،... Read more

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