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Trust in the President of Zimbabwe increases despite a challenging political and economic environment A majority of Zimbabweans (63%) say that they trust their president “somewhat” or “a lot”. Read more
Zimbabwe’s opposition distrusted, does not offer viable policy options Trust in political opposition parties in Zimbabwe is considerably low, with just over one third of the adult population asserting that they trust opposition political parties. This is according to the results of the most recent Afrobarometer public... Read more
Zimbabwe is going in the wrong direction; but whilst public approval of MPs and councillors’ performance tumbles, approval of President Mugabe’s leadership remains steady Despite most Zimbabweans expressing discontent with the overall direction of the country, in terms of its deteriorating economic performance as well as rising corruption, the majority still approve of President Robert Mugabe’s leadership performance. His... Read more
Zimbabweans feel corruption is on the increase but fear reporting over possible consequences The latest Afrobarometer survey shows that a majority of adult Zimbabweans believe the level of corruption in the country has increased over the past year. Coupled with this is the public sentiment by a large majority that the Government is doing poorly... Read more
China has most influence on Zimbabwe but its development model is not the best Just over half of Zimbabweans think that China has the most influence on Zimbabwe compared to that of other countries and international organisations. Nearly half also feel that China’s economic and political influence on Zimbabwe is mostly positive.... Read more
Zimbabwe: China's influence, corruption, media usage and male circumcision Findings from Afrobarometer Round 6 survey in Zimbabwe (2014). Read more
Zimbabweans largely ignorant of the 2013 Constitution More than three quarters of Zimbabweans do not know about the Constitution enacted in May 2013 to replace the 33-year-old Lancaster House Charter. The new supreme law was overwhelmingly and peacefully approved in a referendum in March 2013 in which half... Read more
Zimbabweans support ban on teacher incentives but decry banning of extra lessons More than half of the adult population in Zimbabwe (54%) think that the payment of teacher incentives (monetary and/or non-monetary) in schools in addition to their normal salaries and benefits is not justified and should therefore be banned. This is... Read more
Zimbabwe: The 2013 Constitution, government performance, teacher incentives and role of civil society Findings from the Round 6 survey in Zimbabwe (2014). Read more

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