South Africa 54th most corrupt

source: News24
2010-10-26 21:53

Johannesburg – SA ranks 54th in Transparency International’s 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released on Tuesday.

South Africa scored 4.5 in this year’s index. A score of zero indicates highly corrupt, and 10 a low level of corruption.

The 2010 CPI showed nearly three quarters of the 178 countries in the index scored below five, indicating a “serious corruption problem”, the global civil society organisation said.

Botswana rated highest of all African countries at 33rd with a score of 5.8. Mauritius notched up 5.4 in 39th place.

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