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Radio remains the most-used source of news in many African countries Despite audience gains for television and digital media, radio is still by far the most frequent information source for Africans, a new Afrobarometer analysis suggests. Read more
Public trust in institutions, satisfaction with democracy decline in Mauritius According to the most recent Afrobarometer survey, about three-fourths of Mauritians prefer democracy over any other system and almost as many say it’s more important for the government to be accountable than to be efficient. Read more
Young Mauritians see unemployment as the most important problem facing the country According to the most recent Afrobarometer survey, two-thirds of Mauritians say unemployment is the most important problem that the country is currently facing. Read more
L’analyse des impacts et séquelles de la crise du Nord au Mali Selon la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre au Mali, plus d'une personne sur 10 a été affectée d'abandon de maison pour d'autres lieux dans le pays ou hors du pays, avec une personne sur deux dans chacune des trois régions du Nord. Read more
Unemployment, poverty, and religious beliefs drive some Nigerians to join extremist groups, according to Afrobarometer survey Nigerians say unemployment, poverty, and religious beliefs are the main reasons why some citizens join extremist groups, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
Public perception of Nigerian government’s fight against corruption improves, study shows Public perceptions of the government’s fight against corruption have improved dramatically since 2015, a recent Afrobarometer survey in Nigeria indicates. Read more
One-third of Nigerians – most of them young and educated – have considered emigrating, study shows One in three Nigerians – most of them young and educated – have considered emigrating, a recent Afrobarometer survey in Nigeria indicates. Read more
Les Ivoiriens révèlent un sentiment d’insécurité mêlé d’un défaut de confiance: Afrobaromètre Malgré du progrès, les Ivoiriens révèlent un sentiment d’insécurité mêlé d’un défaut de confiance. Read more
Quest for greener pastures: Four in 10 Ghanaians have considered emigrating Four in 10 Ghanaians have considered emigrating, although far fewer are actually taking steps to leave the country. Read more
La question de l’emploi, un véritable casse-tête pour les citoyens ivoiriens Selon la plus récente enquête d’Afrobaromètre, l’emploi est le problème le plus important dont le gouvernement devrait s’occuper, mais que celui-ci adresse plutôt mal. De même, une proportion importante d’Ivoiriens n’ont pas d’emploi à plein temps, mais... Read more

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