Corruption Watchdog Judges Africa's Record

Transparency International has released its 2013 Corruption Perception Index, with the results showing strong progress in some African states but high levels of bribery and abuse of power in conflict-ridden countries.


The dominant red colour of the circle in this graphic shows how corrupt most African nations are perceived to be.

  • Liberia:  Liberia Drops Three Place on Corruption Perceptions Index

    FrontPageAfrica, 3 December 2013

    Liberia has made a slight improvement in this year's ranking by the watchdog Group, Transparency International. read more »

  • South Africa:  South Africa Listed High on Corruption Scale

    South African Press Association, 3 December 2013

    Perceived levels of corruption in South Africa remain high, according to the 2013 Corruption Perception Index (CPI), released on Tuesday. read more »

  • Africa:  Botswana "Least Corrupt in Africa" By Transparency International (press release)

    Government of Botswana, 3 December 2013

    Transparency International (TI) today released its 2013 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) in Berlin. This Office is pleased to announce that, for the 18th year in a row, Botswana ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenya's Score Against Corruption Dissapointingly Low - TI

    The Star, 3 December 2013

    Kenya's score for the reduction corruption in the country remains disappointingly low. This is according to a Corruption Perception Index by Transparency International released ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Transparency International Says Somalia is the World's Top Corruption State

    Dalsan Radio, 4 December 2013

    Somalia, Afghanistan and North Korea are seen as the world's most corrupt countries while Denmark and New Zealand are nearly squeaky-clean, graft watchdog Transparency ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Somalia Rejects Corruption Allegation Report By the Transparency International

    Dalsan Radio, 4 December 2013

    Somalia Federal Government has rejected the corruption allegations by the Transparency International. A report released by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Uganda Drops Lower in Global Corruption Perception Index

    The Independent, 3 December 2013

    This year's Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index has seen Uganda drop ten places from last year's 130th position with a point's score of 26 out of a possible ... read more »

  • Sudan:  No Improvement in Sudan's Corruption Index

    Sudan Tribune, 3 December 2013

    The global Corruption Perceptions Index for 2013 released by Transparency International (TI) this week kept Sudan on the very low end compared to other world countries. read more »

  • Namibia:  Corruption Ranking Improves Slightly to 57

    The Namibian, 4 December 2013

    NAMIBIA'S corruption ranking, in this year's Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index, has improved slightly from 58 last year to 57 out of 177 countries. read more »