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Ghanaians value and insist on rule of law, but see inequities in how laws are applied. Read more
AD193: Tanzanians see country on right track despite persistent poverty
Are Tanzania’s economic gains improving citizens’ lives? Majority see country on right track despite persistent poverty. Read more
L’éducation au Bénin: Les citoyens approuvent la gratuité mais préfèrent la qualité. Read more
In a stable political environment since independence in 1968, Mauritius transformed itself from a low-income country dependent on sugar into an upper-middle-income country with growing wealth creation from financial services, tourism, and other service... Read more
La crise au Mali: Citoyens décrivent des impacts psychologiques, économiques – et tenaces Read more
Zimbabweans affirm public’s right to government information, but skeptical about access. Read more
Across five North African countries, most citizens see religion and politics as separate and compatible. Read more
In Nigeria, public perceptions of corruption remain high despite praise for president’s anti-graft campaign. Read more
Two forms of lawless violence dominated headlines in Ghana in 2017, though neither was new: mob “justice” applied to suspected criminals and vigilantism by disgruntled politicalparty thugs. Read more
According to the latest Afrobarometer survey, however, Mauritians are less satisfied with their democracy and have less trust in their institutions than they did just a few years ago. Read more