Kenya Has Been Ranked The Fourth Most Corrupt Country In The World

http://nairobidigest.co.ke/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/road-block.jpgKenya Has Been Ranked The Fourth Most Corrupt Country In The World

Kenya is the fourth most corrupt country in the world according to a survey that has been released by anti-graft body, Transparency International.

The report showed that seven out of 10 people paid bribes to a public officer in a public institution last year.

The survey, which was carried out in 95 countries worldwide indicated that Sierra Leone is the most corrupt country in the world with corruption levels standing at 84 per cent.

Liberia comes second at 75 per cent, followed by Yemen at 74 and Kenya completes the list of the top four most corrupt nations at 70 per cent.

The survey further indicates that seven out of nine of the countries with the highest reported bribery rate are in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ethiopia is the least corrupt nation in Africa at six per cent followed by Rwanda at 13 per cent.

In East Africa, Uganda is the second most corrupt with 61 per cent of the people having said they bribed public officials to access services.Tanzania is at 56 per cent and Sudan stands at 17 per cent.

In the world, the countries with the lowest reported bribery rate are Denmark, Finland, Japan and Australia, they all have a bribery rate of one per cent.

Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer gathered data from 95 countries on bribery. 1000 people were sampled in each country .The margin of error for each country was three per cent.
Source:The Star
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