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Sierra Leoneans express growing support for multiparty politics, accountable government, and presidential term limits, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey (2015) in the country. Read more
Round 6 Summary of Results for Gabon (2015). Read more
AD96: Les Gabonais déclinent leurs orientations pour résorber le chômage
Depuis 2014, le Gabon traverse une conjoncture économique défavorable compte tenu de la baisse continue du prix du pétrole, qui fournit l’essentiel de ses recettes. Read more
AD95: Les priorités des Gabonais: L’éducation, la santé, les infrastructures routières
Le développement des pays passe par une combinaison à la fois des plans nationaux et ceux des partenaires au développement. Si à ce jour les résultats des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD) restent discutables, les Nations Unies ont déjà... Read more
Selon les citoyens camerounais, la corruption est un phénomène bien ancré dans l’administration publique ainsi que dans le secteur privé. Pire, près de la moitié des Camerounais affirment que le niveau de la corruption a augmenté pendant l’année écoulée... Read more
The purpose of this paper is to analyze, from a purely microeconomic perspective, the impact of decentralization on the quality of the delivery of social services in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more
Round 6 Summary of Results for South Africa. Read more
As a result of its strong economic position on the continent, Southern Africa experiences high volumes of migration. Development and employment opportunities in the mining, manufacturing, and agricultural industries draw both skilled and unskilled labour... Read more
If supporters of democratic reform in Swaziland see multiparty competition as the path to a more transparent and accountable government, they face an uphill struggle: Almost two-thirds of citizens say multiple political parties are divisive and... Read more
Regional integration has been a development strategy for Africa for decades. The African Economic Community’s founding treaty in 1991 provided a framework targeting full political and economic integration by 2019. Read more