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WP160: The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in Africa Does living in a democracy teach you to prefer democracy? Read more
WP65: Are you being served? Popular satisfaction with health and education services in Africa This article explores the determinants of public satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) with health and education services in Africa. Among prospective explanations, we consider the users’ poverty, their general perceptions of service accessibility, and their... Read more
Zambia Round 4 summary of results (2009) Summary of results for the Round 4 survey in Zambia (2009). Read more
Burkina Faso Round 4 summary of results (2008) Round 4 summary of results for Burkina Faso survey. Read more
AD112: Do trustworthy institutions matter for development? Corruption, trust, and government performance in Africa This Afrobarometer dispatch explores whether African citizens think that political institutions – ranging from the state presidency to local government councils – are worthy of their trust and whether public trust matters for development outcomes. Read more
WP27: Insiders and outsiders: Varying perceptions of democracy and governance in Uganda The results of a second Afrobarometer survey in Uganda, conducted in August-September 2002, reveal that Ugandans continue to display a considerable degree of satisfaction with both their political and economic systems. Read more
BP86: Observance of the rule of law in Mozambique This Briefing Paper analyses the extent to which ordinary Mozambicans feel the rule of law actually exists in their country. It employs 2005 and 2008 data from the Mozambique Afrobarometer public opinion survey to understand people’s perceptions of the... Read more
AD74: Good neighbours? Africans express high levels of tolerance for many, but not for all While Africa is often portrayed as a continent of ethnic and religious division and intolerance, findings show high degrees of acceptance of people from different ethnic groups, people of different religions, immigrants, and people living with HIV/AIDS (... Read more
BP9: Democracy and electoral alternation: Evolving African attitudes Almost 15 years have passed since waves of democratization began to crash on African shores. Transitions to multiparty rule were often greeted with mass public celebration. But how long does any such political enthusiasm last? Are Africans’ expressed... Read more
PP38: Still no alternative? Popular views of the opposition in Southern Africa’s one-party dominant regimes Five Southern African countries have democracies dominated by parties that emerged from liberation movements and have governed since independence: Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Read more

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