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Kenya: What’s going on in our schools?

Archive 23 May 2018 new | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on Kenyans’ opinions and experiences of education sector 8 out of 10 citizens (81%) think that they have a role to play in improving the quality of education in the country. And in some ways they are actively fulfilling their obligations: 8 out of 10 citizens visit their children’s school and discuss learning with teachers at least once a term.

Tanzania: For free or fees?

Archive 16 May 2018 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on Tanzanians’ opinions and experiences access to information and public debates. It reports that Very few parents appear concerned with low school fees (6%) and distance to schools (18%) when choosing secondary schools. Instead, the majority of parents report being influenced by secondary school exam pass marks and teacher motivation (both at 72%).

Uganda: Frankly Speaking

Archive 24 Apr 2018 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

7 out of 10 think that radio and television stations should be free to produce their own news programs (68%); and a similar number (72%) think that the news media should investigate and report on government mistakes and corruption.

Tanzania: Not to that extent?

Archive 28 Mar 2018 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on Tanzanians’ opinions and experiences access to information and public debates. It reports that 7 out of 10 say that information held by public authorities is a public resource (70%, up from 60% in 2015); and 9 out of 10 say that ordinary citizens should have access to information held by public authorities (86%, up from 77% in 2015) and that giving citizens access to information can reduce corruption (86%, up from 80% in 2015).

Kenya: Money matters

Archive 26 Feb 2018 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on Kenyans’ opinions and experiences of poverty and financial inclusion. It reports that Kenyans are most likely to name the cost of living as the biggest problem facing the country (28%) and their own household (38%).

Kenya: Are we safer?

Archive 12 Feb 2018 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on citizens’ experiences of security, policing and extremism in Kenya and their views on how the problem can best be addressed.

Uganda: We the People | Ugandans’ views on governance

Archive 12 Dec 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on Ugandan citizens’ lives, experiences, and opinions on governance and related matters. Where do citizens get information from, and how do they use new technology to communicate? What are the most pressing problem they perceive facing the country, and their households? And what are their experiences of corruption?

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