Demand for democracy in Africa rises, supply falls short


Africans’ support for democracy is robust and rising (7 in 10 Africans prefer democracy to other political regimes) but the supply of democracy has not kept pace with demand.

The findings, published today (April 23, 2014) in the report "Demand for Democracy is Rising in Africa, But Most Political Leaders Fail to Deliver” reveal people's dissatisfaction with the political leadership on the workings of democracy in the 34 countries surveyed.

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