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Local government services in South Africa: Councillors and citizens are critical links in overcoming persistent inequities Read more
Burundi’s land commission: How fairly does it resolve land disputes? Read more
Almost half (45%) of Cameroonians say belonging to a secret society helps people reach top positions in the public sector. Read more
How Ebola decreased political participation: Evidence from Sierra Leone. Read more
Zambia summary of results (2017) Read more
AD159: Quelles appréciations les Maliens ont-ils de la citoyenneté?
Citoyenneté au Mali: plus faible dans les régions du Nord. Available only in French. Read more
To what extent do ordinary Africans feel they can combat corruption? What informs whether citizens believe they can play a role? Read more
Report in French: Agricultural production and quality of life are suffering, citizens say. Read more
Résumé des résultats: Septième série de l’Afrobarométre Enquête Bénin (2017) Read more
Looking beyond theories, evidence points to poverty, relative deprivation, frustration with government, and social mobilization. Read more