AD259: Cabo Verdeans reject visa waiver for EU passport holders but approve of regionalization For decades, Cabo Verde has faced the challenges of modest economic growth, imbalanced development among its islands, and high unemployment, particularly among youth. Read more
Taking stock: Survey findings track citizens’ priorities, Sustainable Development Goals, and government performance in Africa Good jobs and economic growth top the priorities of African citizens, but government performance on these issues lags, according to new Afrobarometer findings from across the continent. Read more
PP51: Taking stock: Citizen priorities and assessments three years into the SDGs Unemployment tops the most important problems that Africans want their governments to address, followed by health, infrastructure/roads, water/sanitation, education, management of the economy, and poverty. Read more
AD244: Liberians approve of President Weah but are critical of government performance on the economy Yes and no: Liberians approve of President Weah but are critical of government performance on the economy. Read more
AD211: Malians split on role of Islam in country, but majority feel politicians use religion to rule Islam in Mali: Citizens split on Islam’s role, but majority feel politicians use religion to rule. Read more
Do East Africans still want a free media? Afrobarometer finds weakening popular support Popular support for a free news media has declined significantly in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania – three countries currently making headlines for government attempts to limit press freedom. Read more
WP181: Do electoral systems affect how citizens hold their government accountable? Evidence from Africa Does proportional representation encourage citizen protests? Evidence from Africa. Read more
WP180: Police-citizen interaction in Africa: An exploration of factors that influence victims’ reporting of crimes Why do so many crime victims in Africa not report to the police? It’s less about trust and more about access. Read more
WP179: Electricity provision and tax mobilization in Africa How reliable electricity in Africa could jump-start tax compliance – and pay for itself. Read more
AD196: Who’s watching? Voters seen as key in holding elected officials accountable Checks on presidential power: African citizens see important roles for voters, Parliament, courts, media Read more