Results

AD230: Citizen engagement in Botswana: Beyond voting, how much interest in participation? Democratic participation in Botswana: Most citizens say they vote in elections and attend community meetings, but interest in public affairs is declining. Read more
AD228: Batswana support democracy, but satisfaction and perceived freedom of speech decline Batswana support democracy, but satisfaction and perceived freedom of speech decline. Read more
AD184: Unemployment mars favourable assessment of Batswana government performance Most important problem’ mars positive marks for government performance in Botswana. Read more
Botswana summary of results (2017) Afrobarometer Round 7: Survey in Botswana, 2017. Read more
Majority of Batswana support media freedom By a 2-to-1 margin, Batswana support the freedom of the media to publish without government interference, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
AD172: Freedom of information: Batswana back private communication, public accountability Freedom of information in Botswana: Citizens back private communication, public accountability Read more
AD168: Amid declining trust in IEC, Batswana skeptical of electronic voting but favour other reforms As Botswana approaches 2019 elections that will determine President Ian Khama’s successor and challenge the half-century rule of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) a bill requiring the use of electronic voting machines has sparked increasing controversy... Read more
Majority of Batswana see opposition offering viable alternative vision and plan A majority of Batswana say opposition parties offer a viable alternative vision and plan to the long-time ruling Botswana Democratic Party, according to the 2017 Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Electoral reforms, political party funding, and opposition viability Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Botswana. Read more
Batswana demand state funding of political parties State funding of political parties in Botswana remains a contested issue and after 50 years of independence. Read more

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