Zimbabweans say November 2017 military intervention was needed but want military out of politics Most Zimbabweans see the military intervention that led to the resignation of President Robert Mugabe as either “the right thing to do” or “wrong but necessary,” according to a new national survey by Afrobarometer partner Mass Public Opinion Institute (... Read more
Findings from a pre-election baseline survey in Zimbabwe: April/May 2018 Country direction: A majority of Zimbabweans say the country is going in the wrong direction. Read more
AD206: Zimbabwe’s MPs, local councillors get poor ratings on responsiveness and performance Is anyone listening? Zimbabwe’s MPs, local councillors get failing grades on responsiveness, performance. Read more
AD195: Most Zimbabweans trust the army but reject military rule, don’t feel free to voice criticism Most Zimbabweans trust the army, but they don’t feel free to criticize it. Read more
AD189: Zimbabweans affirm right to government information, but skeptical about access Zimbabweans affirm public’s right to government information, but skeptical about access. Read more
Zimbabweans trust the army, but don't want to be ruled by the army, support democracy Zimbabwe’s political crisis will play out against a backdrop of substantial public trust in the army but a clear rejection of military rule in favour of democracy. Read more
Citizen views on most important problems and 2018 voting intentions Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Zimbabwe. Read more
Opposition and the uncommitted support grand opposition coalition idea in Zimbabwe The widely-discussed idea of a grand coalition of Zimbabwe’s opposition parties to improve their chances of defeating the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) in next year’s elections has powerful support among partisans of... Read more
Zimbabweans pessimistic about country’s overall direction A majority of Zimbabweans are pessimistic about the overall direction that the country is according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more