Publications

Welcome to the Afrobarometer publications section. For short, topical analyses, try our briefing papers (for survey rounds 1-5) and dispatches (starting with Round 6). For longer, more technical analyses of policy issues, check our policy papers. Our working papers are full-length analytical pieces developed for publication in academic journals or books. You can also search the entire publications database by keyword(s), language, country, and/or author.

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As COVID-19 reached the shores of Africa, many governments reacted by shutting down much of economic, social, and public life in order to slow the spread of the disease. Read more
On 4 April 2020, the Zimbabwe government deployed the army to help police enforce a national lockdown aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19. Read more
Ghana e-learning program: Lack of access to devices, the Internet, and reliable electricity, especially in rural and poor households, points to difficulties many students would have in participating. Read more
Six Ivoiriens sur 10 (61%) expriment un manque de confiance envers la Commission Électorale Indépendante (CEI). L'institution va-t-elle relever le défi de la transparence? Read more
Are South Africans giving up on democracy? Read more
Remote learning in Zimbabwe: Limited Internet access a major hurdle for e-learning during pandemic. Read more
Summary of results for Botswana Round 8 survey. Read more
Namibia summary of results (2019). Read more
Ghana R8 summary of results (2019) Read more

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