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AD318: Batswana report improving gender equality and approve of government efforts In Botswana, more women than men say it is easy to access basic public services. Both women and men say they are generally treated with respect by public officials. Read more
AD264: Amidst drought, only half of Batswana are aware of climate change Little-known climate change: Amidst drought, only half of Batswana are aware of climate change. Read more
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
Batswana skeptical of electronic voting but favour other reforms A majority of Batswana are not convinced of the benefits of switching to electronic voting machines for the 2019 elections and say the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has not sufficiently consulted the public on the issue, a new Afrobarometer... 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

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