BP143: Les grands écarts d’opinions liées au genre au Togo Cet article utilise les données du premier sondage d’Afrobaromètre au Togo pour analyser les sujets sur lesquels les réponses des femmes sont les plus différentes en moyenne de celles des hommes. Cette analyse est d’autant plus importante dans le... Read more
PP24: Trust in political institutions in Senegal: Why did it drop? A dramatic dip in public trust in 2008 can be traced to perceptions of official corruption. Read more
BP144: The perils and complexity of democratic values in Namibia Namibia has been unique in its transition to democracy. This is illustrated in the formal role of the international community during the transition and in the expression of democratic values and practices measured by international indices including the... Read more
Morocco Round 6 summary of results (2015) Summary of results for the Round 6 survey in Morocco. Read more
BP70: Are democratic citizens emerging in Africa? It has been nearly two decades since many African countries embarked on democratic reforms, the focus of which has understandably been on the introduction and/or reintroduction of formal democratic institutions and processes such as constitutions and... Read more
WP147: A vote of confidence: Retrospective voting in Africa The literature on African voting motivations has largely emphasized factors such as ethnic similarity, patron-client loyalty and urban dwellers’ affinity for change. Retrospective voting is either overlooked or understood as a response to purely economic... Read more
WP13: Citizen perceptions of democracy, governance, and political crisis in Lesotho Lesotho has been governed in many different ways since its founding as a nation in the mid-19th century, including episodes of both democratic and authoritarian rule. This history is reflected in the ambivalence shown by Basotho in response to questions... Read more
Cape Verde Round 6 summary of results (2014). Cape Verde Round 6 summary of results (2014). Read more
WP83: Ethnicity as a political cleavage This paper examines the significance of ethnicity as a political cleavage across African nations over time. While scholars have studied the influence of ethnicity in structuring party politics in Africa, those studies have largely been limited to an... Read more
AD24: Can Tanzania’s news media maintain popular support for watchdog role? In successive Afrobarometer survey rounds, more than seven of 10 Tanzanians have said they feel free to say what they think, placing Tanzania near the top among African countries in perceived freedom of speech. The Tanzanian news media environment,... Read more