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Lived poverty on the rise in South Africa, Afrobarometer survey shows More South Africans are going without enough food, clean water, and other basic necessities as “lived poverty” in the country increased compared to 2015, Afrobarometer’s latest survey shows. Read more
Fewer than half of Zimbabweans consider their news media free, Afrobarometer surveys show A majority of Zimbabweans want a free news media, but fewer than half think that’s what they have, an analysis of Afrobarometer survey data shows. Read more
Mozambicans optimistic about country’s overall direction, survey shows A majority of Mozambicans are optimistic about the overall direction of the country and prospects for a stronger national economy, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Mozambicans fear retaliation if they speak out against corruption, Afrobarometer survey shows More than half of Mozambicans say they fear retaliation or other negative consequences if they report incidents of corruption, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Mozambicans offer mixed views on freedom of speech, media, and association, Afrobarometer survey shows A slim majority of Mozambicans say they feel at least “somewhat” free to say what they think, according to a recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Majority of Mozambicans want democracy, but fewer are satisfied with the way it’s working, survey shows A majority of Mozambicans want a democracy and think they have one, but fewer than half are satisfied with the way their democracy is working, a recent Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
Most Africans still want democracy, but fewer than one in six qualify as “dissatisfied democrats” Most Africans still want democracy, but fewer than one in six qualify as “dissatisfied democrats” who will protect against authoritarian backsliding, a new Afrobarometer study reveals. Read more
Climate change in Morocco Climate change in Morocco (ARABIC) Read more
Moroccans highlight unemployment as their most important problem, support for expanding free education, survey shows (ARABIC) Moroccans highlight unemployment as their most important problem, support for expanding free education, survey shows. Read more
Despite overwhelming discontent, Gabonese want democracy and reject military rule, survey shows Despite massive public dissatisfaction with the status quo, Gabonese citizens strongly support democracy and reject military and one-man rule, Afrobarometer’s most recent national survey shows. Read more

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