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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Although Mozambique’s civil war ended in 1992, violence flared again in 2013 when the opposition RENAMO party renewed its insurgency against the FRELIMO government. Both sides stand accused of war crimes in a conflict whose death toll analysts estimate... Read more
AD369: La Côte d'Ivoire est-elle surendettée auprès de la Chine? Les avis des citoyens sont divisés
Despite favourable perceptions of China’s influence, more Ivorians choose U.S. model of development. (Available only in French) Read more
La Guinée est classée parmi les pays les plus corrompus dans le monde, occupant la 130e place sur 180 pays de l’Indice de la Perception de la Corruption dans le secteur public de Transparency International. Read more
Differences in age play an important role in social interaction across the African continent. Read more
In a crisis, the ability to disseminate information rapidly and effectively can be a matter of life and death. Read more
According to UNESCO (2020), approximately 1.2 billion students and youth worldwide are affected by school and university closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To adjust to these new circumstances, governments must develop innovative solutions to... Read more
AD366: Ghanaians see pros, cons of social media, want access but not fake news
Like many other countries, Ghana has been grappling with its share of fake news about COVID-19. Read more
AD365: Zimbabwean vulnerabilities on health care, water
Like much of the rest of the world, Zimbabwe has confronted the COVID-19 pandemic with stay-at-home orders and advice to practice social distancing and frequent handwashing, hoping to prevent a wave of infections that would overwhelm the national health... Read more
South Africans support social grants to those in need, but say work at any wage beats unemployment. Read more
Violent extremism in the East Africa Corridor: Popular assessments highlight need for counter-terrorism that doesn’t undermine democratic governance. Read more

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