Here Are The Top Seven Most Corrupt Countries In Africa

By Getrude Mathayo / Published April 28, 2021 | 4:44 pm




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Transparency International (TI) released the most the list of the top 10 most corrupt countries in Africa. The list rates countries based on the level of corruption citizens perceive in the country.




Transparency International (TI) released the most the list of the top 10 most corrupt countries in Africa. The list rates countries based on the level of corruption citizens perceive in the country.

Starting from the political sphere to the economic, financial, security, and social domain, corruption seems to have overshadowed integrity, accountability, fairness, and morality.

Corruption is everywhere, in most of every country on the surface of the earth. But results by numerous researchers show corruption thrives very well in most countries battling with political, economic, and social instabilities.

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  1. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

In DRC, 85 percent agreed to have bribed their way through dealings to have their way in the day-to-day activities in the country. Another 85 percent attest to the rot of corruption in almost all facets of their private and governmental institutions with a considerable amount of 38 percent.

  1. Cameroon

According to the report, about 48 percent of Cameroonians bribed their way out last year while 72 percent agreed on corruption level in the last 12 months in the country. A large percentage also concurred that corruption is deep-rooted in schools.

  1. Nigeria

With the current ranking, Nigeria is now the third most corrupt country in Africa with DRC and Cameroon being the only country more corrupt than Nigeria in Africa. It can be recalled that in the 2019 report, Nigeria was ranked 146th out of the 180 countries surveyed, scoring 26 points out of 100 points.

  1. Mozambique

According to 35% of Mozambicans, there are households paid a bribe at some point over the last year, 45 percent felt that the education sector was highly corrupt. 64 percent of the respondents believe that ordinary citizens can make an impact in the fight against corruption.

  1. Liberia

According to Liberians, obtaining something from the government is the same as paying a bribe. The country’s Judiciary is way rotten with about 96 percent naming the parliament most corrupt.

  1. Uganda

Corruption Saga roping in power players resurface in government departments and ministries of Uganda even though her current leader president Museveni and his administration have embraced ant-corrupt war repeatedly

  1. Kenya

Kenya has been hit by countless scandals. The reports detail that corruption ranges from fraud that occurs at the highest levels of government to petty bribery that blocks access to basic public services like healthcare and education, citizens are fed up with corrupt leaders and institutions.







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