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Health problems: In Togo, inadequate medical services feed growing dissatisfaction with government performance. Read more
Transparent, free, and fair elections are a cornerstone of a functioning democracy. But can there be too much of a good thing? Read more
La majorité des Sénégalais ont une perception positive sur l’orientation et l’avenir du pays. Read more
Ugandans looking abroad: Young and educated citizens are most likely to consider emigration. Read more
Do African traditional leaders weaken state legitimacy at the local level? Read more
Despite their country’s tremendous reserves of bauxite, iron ore, gold, and diamonds, 55% of Guineans live under the poverty line. Read more
One in four people in Africa have to pay bribes to access services, Corruption Barometer shows. Read more
AD305: For Senegalese women, advancement is real but uneven
Gender equality in Senegal: For women, advancement is real but uneven. Read more
PP58: Africans want open elections – especially if they bring change
Africans want high-quality elections – especially if they bring change at the top. Read more
AD304: Cabo Verdeanos querem mais ação do governo contra a corrupção
Cabo Verde há muito que goza de uma reputação de transparência financeira e de severas sanções contra a fraude, reforçadas pelo seu banco central independente, pelo poder judiciário independente e pelo Tribunal de Contas (Banco Africano de... Read more