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The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), in collaboration with Transparency International Kenya, has released the Afrobarometer Round 6 survey findings on corruption in Kenya.

 According to the findings released at the Nairobi Safari Club on 14th April 2015, a majority of Kenyans say corruption has increased over the past year and the government has performed poorly in fighting it. The police, government officials, members of Parliament, and business executive are most widely perceived as corrupt.



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On 26 March 2015, Prof. Dorothy McCormick presented a paper titled “Trade, SMEs and Development in Africa” at International Trade Center (ITC) seminar in Geneva. The paper co-authored by Mr. Herbert Wamalwa is one of the background papers prepared for ITC’s forthcoming flagship publication on SME Competitiveness Outlook 2015.

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In March 2015, Dr. Radha Upadhyaya attended a high level roundtable on Africa and Global Finance at the University of Oxford. The roundtable brought together African regulators and academics to critically examine the economics and political economy of new developments in African finance and their implications for regulatory design in Africa. 

 



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On 11 March 2015 the Afrobarometer team in Kenya, led by Institute for Development Studies at the University of Nairobi, released findings on Devolution and Security. These findings were based on a survey of 2,397 adult Kenyans in November/December 2014. Previous surveys have been conducted in Kenya in 2003, 2005, 2008, and 2011. 

 



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The Afrobarometer Network wish to conduct a survey of a nationally representative sample of the adult population of the Republic of Seychelles. The purpose of the survey is to measure public attitudes and behavior on political and governance issues in order to inform the public debate about democracy, governance, and other policy and development issues.

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