Corruption Perception Index

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The silence of Ethiopia’s “beautiful minds” Professor A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the renowned Indian scientist  (“Missile Man of India”)  and Eleventh President of India (2002-2007) said, “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 14th, 2013
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Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) Five years in the making and two years later than the scheduled launch time, a survey conducted to gauge the level of corruption in Ethiopia was released last week, by the World Bank. Nonetheless, it falls short of settling a rather lingering debate on whether corruption i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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by M.B.O Owolowo The corruption conundrum continues as some incredulous statements were recently attributed to the President during the burial service of the late General Andrew Azazi. He was responding to a factual and frank homily by Bishop Hyacinth Ogbebor blaming corruption for the helicopter cra...
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In East Africa
Dec 6th, 2012
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(AP) — Somalia has bottomed out in an annual ranking of the perceived corruption of nations, joining Afghanistan and North Korea. Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index, released Wednesday, shows Somalia ranked at 174 out of the 174 nations surveyed. Botswana was...
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In Nigeria
Dec 6th, 2012
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Despite a marginal improvement over last year’s survey, Nigeria remained at the bottom of the heap on the global corruption index, having been ranked the 35th most corrupt country in the world by Transparency International (TI). In its 2012 report released yesterday morning, the Washington DC-based b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 29th, 2012
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Sokari Ekine The renewed Sudan uprising whose genesis can be traced back to December 2010 is now nearly two weeks old. The latest protests began when a small group of women students from the University of Khartoum held a demonstration in response to increases in transport and food prices. [ ]http://b...
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Jan 1st, 2012
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Last week Forbes Magazine, in its list of the happiest and saddest countries in the world, disclosed that we are one of three saddest nations in the world. The recently released 2011 index, billed as an “inquiry into global wealth and well being,” provided the status of 110 countries on h...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 27th, 2010
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Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are seen as having the least corruption in the world, according to a just-published global survey. Somalia is viewed as the most corrupt country. The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) is published annually by Transparency International, a corruption monitoring organ...
By benim
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Oct 27th, 2010
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LAGOS—AMID declining socio-economic indices, Nigeria is recording a mileage in unexpected quarters. It is the 44th most corrupt country in the globe, according to the 2010 Corruption Perception Index, CPI mid-wived by the Transparency International, TI. The report showed that governments across the w...