The 2022 Corruption Perception Index was released earlier this week, showing the world’s most and least corruption nations.
The index, which looked at perceptions about corruption in 180 countries of the world, also showed that “most countries are failing to stop corruption.”
According to details on the website of transparency.org, the organisers of this index, the rankings are done looking at the levels of public sector corruption, scoring on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).
At the level of the African continent, Seychelles came tops with 70 points.
Botswana was ranked the second least corrupt along with Cabo Verde (both countries got 60 points).
Rwanda (51 points) came in fourth followed by Mauritius (50 points), Namibia (49 points) Sao Tome and Principe (45 points) whiles Benin, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa in joint 8th spot with 43 points.
Burkina Faso and Tunisia with 42 and 40 points respectively completed the top 10 African countries featured in the index.
The country listed as the cleanest when it comes to corruption is Denmark, with a score of 90.
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