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News Release: Public confidence in institutions and representatives is declining, according to upcoming SA Reconciliation Barometer report

South Africans’ confidence in public institutions and elected representatives has declined in 2021, according to the upcoming South African Reconciliation Barometer (SARB) report.

By |Dec 13th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on News Release: Public confidence in institutions and representatives is declining, according to upcoming SA Reconciliation Barometer report

News release: South Africans say gender-based violence worsening, blame substance abuse

Most South Africans believe that gender-based violence in the country is getting worse, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Citizens point to alcohol and drug abuse and unemployment as primary contributing factors, although many also acknowledge the multifaceted nature of the crisis.

By |Dec 7th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on News release: South Africans say gender-based violence worsening, blame substance abuse

News release: South Africans rank unemployment as the country’s most urgent priority, support jobs program for youth

Popular trust in the South African Police Service (SAPS) has declined by about half over the past decade. Most citizens think most police officials are corrupt, and a small number of citizens report having to pay bribes to obtain police assistance or avoid problems with the police.

By |Oct 26th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on News release: South Africans rank unemployment as the country’s most urgent priority, support jobs program for youth

News release: South Africans’ trust in police drops to new low, Afrobarometer survey finds

Popular trust in the South African Police Service (SAPS) has declined by about half over the past decade. Most citizens think most police officials are corrupt, and a small number of citizens report having to pay bribes to obtain police assistance or avoid problems with the police.

By |Oct 8th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on News release: South Africans’ trust in police drops to new low, Afrobarometer survey finds

South Africans unsure of safety of COVID-19 vaccines; many unlikely to get vaccinated

Seven in 10 South Africans have little or no trust in the government’s ability to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. A majority of South Africans say they are unlikely to try to get vaccinated. Close to half believe prayer is more effective than a vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection.

By |Jul 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on South Africans unsure of safety of COVID-19 vaccines; many unlikely to get vaccinated

South Africans see postponing elections, using security forces to enforce lockdown as justified during COVID-19 pandemic

Seven in 10 South Africans have little or no trust in the government’s ability to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. A majority of South Africans say they are unlikely to try to get vaccinated. Close to half believe prayer is more effective than a vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection.

By |Jul 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on South Africans see postponing elections, using security forces to enforce lockdown as justified during COVID-19 pandemic
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