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Many Cabo Verdeans have access to e-learning devices, but rural-urban and poverty gaps persist Many Cabo Verdeans own or have household access to tools for e-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic – televisions, radios, mobile phones, and computers – but rural and poor households are at a significant disadvantage Read more
Pay more attention to fresh ideas from young people, majority of Batswana say, but elders have their doubts A majority of Batswana say the country needs to listen more to fresh ideas from young people, the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. But elders aren’t so sure. Read more
For many Angolans, lack of piped water and sanitation a cause for concern during COVID-19 crisis Only three out of 10 Angolans have piped water inside their dwelling or compound, and four out of 10 have to leave their compound to use the bathroom, according to the country’s first Afrobarometer survey. Almost half do not have a connection to the... Read more
Para muitos angolanos, a falta de água canalizada e de casa de banho é motivo de grande preocupação diante da crise da COVID-19 Apenas três em cada 10 angolanos têm água canalizada no interior das suas residências ou no quintal, enquanto quatro em cada 10 angolanos precisam sair das suas residências para terem acesso a uma casa de banho ou latrina, de acordo com os dados do... Read more
La pauvreté vécue et le chômage sont en hausse en Côte d’Ivoire, creusant le fossé entre riches et pauvres Les résultats de l’enquête récente d’Afrobarometer montrent l’insatisfaction massive des Ivoiriens vis-à-vis de leur gouvernement en matière de réduction de la pauvreté et de création d’emploi. Read more
La corruption prend de l’ampleur en Côte d’Ivoire et risque de gangréner la gestion de la crise de la COVID-19 Les résultats de l’enquête récente d’Afrobarometer révèlent qu’une bonne partie des Ivoiriens perçoivent de la corruption chez « la plupart » ou « tous » les agents de l’État. Read more
L’accès à l’eau et aux services d’assainissement, un défi pour les Ivoiriens même avant la pandémie de la COVID-19 La lutte contre la pandémie de la COVID-19 peut-elle être efficace si même avant son apparition en Côte d’Ivoire plus de la moitié des citoyens expriment un manque d’eau potable? Read more
Para a maioria dos angolanos, em situação de pobreza, o Estado de Emergência da COVID-19 revelou as suas vulnerabilidades socioeconómicas Mais de metade dos angolanos ficaram privados de comida, água potável e assistência médica e medicamentosa no ano passado, de acordado com os dados do primeiro inquérito de opinião pública do Afrobarómetro em Angola, deixando a descoberto... Read more
For majority of Angolans, lived poverty highlights vulnerabilities during COVID-19 state of emergency More than half of Angolans went without enough food, enough clean water, and needed medical care last year, Afrobarometer’s first survey in the country found. Read more
More Batswana are turning to social media – for better and for worse Social-media use in Botswana has doubled over the past five years despite considerable misgivings about some of its possible negative effects, the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more

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