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Uganda: We the People | Ugandan citizens’ livelihoods

Archive 12 Dec 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

In this first release of data from Sauti za Wananchi, we look at some of the basic characteristics of Ugandan households and livelihoods. What assets do citizens own? How do they make a living? What kind of houses do they live in? And what level of access to financial services do they have?

Tanzania: The untouchables?

Archive 21 Nov 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

This brief presents data on citizens’ experiences of corruption and their views on how the problem can best be addressed. How often do they encounter corruption in their interactions with government and other institutions? How familiar are they with the cases of alleged corruption that have dominated headlines in recent years, and how do they rate the government’s handling of these cases?

Tanzania: Unfinished Business?

Archive 18 Oct 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

Tanzanians' views on the stalled constitution-making process. Citizens are divided on some accountability measures including stopping foreign bank accounts for leaders and civil servants (54% in support), term limits for MPs (52% in support) and having transparency and accountability as part of the core set of national values (48% support).

Kenya: Is government closer to the people?

Archive 9 Oct 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

When it comes to both national and county governments, only 1 in 10 citizens think their opinions are considered in decision making to a large extent.

Safety First?

Archive 27 Jul 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

One out of two citizens (53%) say the security situation in their neighbourhood has improved over the past year, 37% say it has stayed the same while 10% think it has gotten worse.

Are we ready for August 8?

Archive 24 Jul 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

Kenyan views on politics and the elections. Citizens are evenly split on whether the upcoming elections will trigger violence: half (46%) say they will, while half (47%) say they will not.

Constitution, Devolution and Inclusion: Citizens’ views on governance in Kenya

Archive 11 Jul 2017 | Information, Governance & Citizen Action

Kenyan views on democracy and governance can be considered against the critical pillars of knowledge, freedoms, participation and inclusion, devolution, and trust.

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