Afrobarometer

 
2019 elections: The great democratic swindle
2019 elections: The great democratic swindle
With the May 8 elections results announced, the analyst-pollster machine goes into another gear. The data geeks and other people linked to the...
Editorial: The not-so-secret ballot
Editorial: The not-so-secret ballot
In 2016, after meeting with several local government hopefuls, Thabo Mbeki refused to be drawn on whom he would vote for in the municipal elections. “The candidates here came in to say two things; one, that I must vote. So I’ve agreed with that; I’ll vote tomorrow. The second...
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
This year’s annual pilgrimage to the African Union Summit recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February under the theme ‘The year of...
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Sixty-eight percent of Africans are not confident that their vote is secret, according to a new survey published by...
Taking Africa’s democratic temperature as a dozen countries prepare for polls
Taking Africa’s democratic temperature as a dozen countries prepare for polls
More than a dozen national elections will be held across Africa next year. 
Stats reveal South Africans’ hopes and despair
Stats reveal South Africans’ hopes and despair
A minority of whites disapprove of apartheid but many are on the fence about racial segregation.
Afrobarometer: Bribery still rife in Africa
Afrobarometer: Bribery still rife in Africa
A new poll of Africans in 34 countries across the continent finds that nearly one-third of people have been forced to pay bribes including for...
Poverty report indicates Africa is stagnating
Poverty report indicates Africa is stagnating
Despite economic growth, there has been virtually no change in poverty levels in Africa over the last 10 years – and South Africa is no...
Poverty levels slightly up in SA, down in Zim
Poverty levels slightly up in SA, down in Zim
Poverty levels in South Africa have increased slightly over the last decade, while Zimbabwe's poverty levels have come down, according to a new...
SA trust in government dwindling
SA trust in government dwindling
The results of the South African Afrobarometer public opinion survey, released on Monday in Pretoria, reveal that compared to three years ago,...

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