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Africans tolerant on religion, ethnicity, nationality, and HIV, but not on homosexuality, Afrobarometer survey finds Contrary to common portrayals, Africans express high degrees of tolerance for people from different ethnic groups, people of different religions, immigrants, and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), newly released Afrobarometer survey findings show. Read more
Africanos são tolerantes em relação à religião, etnia, nacionalidade e HIV, mas não em relação à homossexualidade Ao contrário das representações comuns, os Africanos expressam elevados graus de tolerância para com pessoas de grupos étnicos diferentes, pessoas de religiões diferentes, imigrantes e pessoas portadoras de HIV/SIDA (PVVS), mostram as mais recentes... Read more
Corruption in Tunisia Corruption in Tunisia dissemination event. Read more
The President’s approval rating remains high, despite rising pessimism about Zimbabwe’s economic conditions A majority of Zimbabweans view their personal living conditions as “fairly bad” or “very bad”, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey in Zimbabwe. Read more
Trust in the President of Zimbabwe increases despite a challenging political and economic environment A majority of Zimbabweans (63%) say that they trust their president “somewhat” or “a lot”. Read more
South Africans increasingly discontent with the country’s democracy Less than half of South Africans currently believe that the country is “a full democracy” or “a democracy with minor problems” (48%) or are satisfied with its implementation (47%), according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
South Africans increasingly discontent with the country’s democracy Less than half of South Africans currently believe that the country is “a full democracy” or “a democracy with minor problems” (48%) or are satisfied with its implementation (47%), according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Immigration remains a challenge for South Africa’s government and citizens New findings from the 2015 Afrobarometer survey suggest there has been little change in South Africans’ unwelcoming attitudes toward foreigners. Read more
Majority of South Africans want a workers’ party as alternative to ANC A majority of South Africans would support the creation of a workers’ party to contest elections and fight for workers’ rights, according to findings of the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Sierra Leoneans see a drop in their economic and living conditions, and disapprove of their government performance in running the country A large majority of Sierra Leoneans believe their present economic and living conditions have worsened over the past year, findings from the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more

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