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State of the nation: Malawians’ reflections on political governance Majority of Malawians give govt a failing grade on 13 of 16 policy issues. Read more
Égalité des genres au Bénin: Enquête Afrobaromètre révèle des acquis et des zones d’ombres La plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre au Bénin révèle plusieurs acquis ainsi que certaines zones d’ombres en matière de l’égalité des genres. Read more
La tolérance sociale augmente au Bénin, selon une nouvelle enquete d’Afrobaromètre D’après la plus récente enquête Afrobaromètre, la tolérance sociale des Béninois a augmenté de 2014 à 2017, et peu de citoyens déclarent avoir été discriminé à cause de leur appartenance religieuse ou ethnique, de leur sexe, ou d’un handicap. Read more
Opposition and the uncommitted support grand opposition coalition idea in Zimbabwe The widely-discussed idea of a grand coalition of Zimbabwe’s opposition parties to improve their chances of defeating the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) in next year’s elections has powerful support among partisans of... Read more
Zimbabweans place most trust in religious leaders, NGOs and President Mugabe Almost three-fourths of adult Zimbabweans trust religious leaders and non-governmental organisations the most in the country. Read more
Zimbabweans pessimistic about country’s overall direction A majority of Zimbabweans are pessimistic about the overall direction that the country is according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Government fares badly on job creation but gets thumbs up for promoting opportunities for women A huge majority of adult Zimbabweans say the government is performing badly in terms of creating jobs, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Most Ugandans favour proposed reforms to improve elections and Parliament, new Afrobarometer survey shows Ugandans overwhelmingly support proposed reforms aimed at improving Parliament and elections, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
Access to justice still elusive for many Africans, Afrobarometer survey finds In most African countries, substantial barriers still inhibit citizens’ access to justice, a new Afrobarometer analysis finds. Read more
Kenyans see gains in gender equality, but support for women’s empowerment still uneven, Afrobarometer survey finds A majority of Kenyans say the country has made progress toward gender equality. Read more

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