Botswana is least corrupt country in Africa

source: Mmegi

Transparency International (TI) has just released its annual Corruption Perception Index (CPI) at a ceremony in Berlin. This Office is pleased to announce that, for the 14th year in a row, Botswana was ranked as being the least corrupt country in Africa, as well as among the least corrupt countries in the world.

Botswana was ranked 37 out of 180 countries included in the 2009 survey, with a composite score of 5.6, showing little change from the results over the past five years, which have oscillated between 5.4 and 5.9.

Botswana’s standing once more placed it in the top 20% of all surveyed nations, as well as above over half (24) of the member states of the Council of Europe and [continue reading]

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